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ASCI Legislation

To learn more about the Associated Students of The College of Idaho (ASCI) Senate process, read more here.

The current balance of the ASCI General Fund:  $172,000.00 (as of 3/1/21)

Spring 2021

BILLS

SB 2102: Amending ASCI Code Sections 120, 207, 208, 209, 215, 220, 502, 508, 510, 607, 1008, 1202, 1208, 1305, 1306, and 1402 to remove all instances of gendered language and replace them with gender-neutral terms.  PASSED

SB 2103: Amending Article III (12, 17, 18), Article IV (5, 9, 10), and Article V (4, 6) of the ASCI Constitution to remove all instances of gendered language and replace them with gender-neutral terms.  PASSED

 

ORDERS

SO 2116:  Allocating $360 to the MCAT Club for purchase of AAMC Official MCAT preparation materials by February 12.  PASSED

SO 2117:  Allocating $647.40 to the Stocks & Investing Club for their TradingView Premium membership by February 18.  PASSED

SO 2018:  Allocating $981.86 for the Chico Boutique club to purchase equipment needed to accommodate previously-stored items and equipment requested by student visitors. PASSED

SO 2019:  Allocating $99.80 to Community Relations Committee for the Spread the Love event. PASSED

SO 2120:  Allocating $855.17 for the Borrow A Tie Club to get items needed in order to initiate the club and get the store up and running.  IN PROGRESS

SO 2121:  Allocating $80.00 to Sigma Chi and Kappa Kappa Gamma to purchase food and equipment for their campus bonfire at the Quad on March 6.  IN PROGRESS

SO 2122:  Allocating $1,600 for the TERRA Club for training on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals this spring.  PASSED

SO 2123:  Allocating $573.69 to the Campus Life Committee for the purchase of various prizes to accompany their St. Patrick's Day race event during the week of March 17.  IN PROGRESS

 

Previous Legislation

Fall 2020

Bills

SB 2101 - Amending ASCI Code Sectins 503: The Responsibilities of the Code and Constitution Evaluation Committee.  PASSED

 

Orders

SO 2107 - Allocating $2,752 for the Alpine Club to purchase equipment and sponsor off-campus climbing trips. PASSED

SO 2109 - Allocating $1,480 to Disc Golf Club for purchase of necessary equipment. PASSED

SO 2110 - Allocating $300.51 for the Chess Club to buy prizes in the form of t-shirts for all active participants in the Chess Club Tournament that takes place from Oct. 23 to No. 6. PASSED

SO 2111 - Allocating $1,965 for the Quality and Sustainability Committee in partnership with Program Council to purchase reusable portable silverware for the on-campus student body. PASSED

SO 2112 - Allocating $304.21 to Campus Safety department to purchase new shaving equipment for Officer Daryl Flennoy's community haircuts. PASSED

SO 2113 - Allocating $1,500 for the Yote Traditions Council to purchase ornaments and stickers for holiday care packages. PASSED

SO 2101 - Allocating 435 for the Tennis Club to purchase PPE for their tennis meetings on October 13, 2020, and onwards. PASSED

SO 2103 - Allocating $45 for the Chess Club to buy Amazon gift cards for their first Chess competition on October 19. PASSED

SO 2104 - Allocating $6466 to Council for Diversity and Inclusion for installing dispensers of menstrual products in female and gender-neutral bathrooms. PASSED

SO 2105 - Allocating $521.05 to Soccer Club for purchase of necessary equipment. PASSED

SO 2106 - Allocating $852.27 to Chic Boutique to purchase necessary equipment to run their newly-started Borrow A Tie program starting on October 19, 2020, and onwards. PASSED

Spring 2020

SB 2005: A BILL
Amending ASCI Code Sections 101, 108, 120, 306, 701, 708, 709, and 1102-1106 to create a Vice President of Inclusive Excellence. IN PROGRESS

SO 2013: AN ORDER
Allocating $560 to the Chic Boutique for their first annual Fashion Show on March 13, 2020. PASSED

SB 2005: A BILL
Amending ASCI Code Sections 101, 108, 120, 306, 701, 708, 709, and 1102-1106 to create a Vice President of Inclusive Excellence. PASSED

SB 2006: A BILL
Amending ASCI Constitution Section 14. Manner of Passing Bills to clarify the procedure. PASSED

SO 2014: AN ORDER
Allocating $350 to the Pre-law Club for their purchase of LSAT preparation materials on March 15th. PASSED

SB 2007: A BILL
Amending ASCI Code Sections 308: Removal of Caldwell Fine Arts. PASSED

SR 2002: A RESOLUTION
Resolving that The Associated Students of The College of Idaho call on the college’s administration to create and/or fund a permanent and sustainable solution for providing meals to students in need over academic breaks.  PASSED

SB 2008: A BILL
Amending Sections 507, 607, 701, 702, 704, and 705 to ASCI Code remove Leadership Council and reassign its responsibility to the Executive Council. PASSED

SB 2009: A BILL
Amending ASCI Code to create a new section, Code Section XVI: ASCI Logos and Branding. PASSED

SB 2010: A BILL
Amending Sections 502 and 507 of the ASCI Code to update the responsibilities of the Senate Organizations and Outreach Committee. PASSED

SB 2011: A BILL
Amending Section VII (Executive Council) of ASCI code to add code subsection 711 (Appointed Executive Officers). PASSED

SB 2012: A BILL
Amending ASCI Code Sections 306, 506, 507, IX, and 901-905 to lay out the responsibilities of the Sustainability Council and to include annual salaries for two Sustainability Steward positions. IN PROGRESS

Winter 2020

SO 2012 AN ORDER:
Allocating $18,000 to the Campus Safety department for the purchase of a new car as the current car is worn out: FAILED

SB 2004 A BILL:
Amending ASCI Code Section 1106: Removal of Council for Diversity & Inclusion Members to clarify language and include a 2/3 vote to remove a member from the Council: PASSED

SB 2002 A BILL:
Amending Code Section 306: Salaries to change the payment process of the Coyote editor as described to ASCI Code: PASSED

SB 2003 A BILL:
Amending Code Section 503: The Responsibilities of the Code and Constitution Evaluation Committee of ASCI to ASCI Code: PASSED

Fall 2019

SO 2010 AN ORDER:
Allocating $10,400 to the International Student Organization (ISO) for their purchase of food for their members over the Christmas break, which goes from December 11 to January 5: PASSED

SO 2009 AN ORDER:
Allocating $944.50 to the Yote Traditions Council for the 7th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on December 2, 2019: PASSED

SO 2008 AN ORDER:
Allocating $850 to the Kappa Sigma fraternity for their annual spaghetti feed on Friday, November 22: PASSED

SO 2005 AN ORDER:
Allocating $235 to the College of Idaho Advocates for jackets for their new advocates and tampons for the center: PASSED

SO 2006 AN ORDER:
Allocating $100.00 to the Art Society for their pumpkin carving and painting event on October 26th: PASSED

SO 2004 AN ORDER:
Allocating $300.00 to the Community Relations Committee for their 3rd annual Trunk-or-Treat event on October 31st: PASSED

SB 2001 A BILL:
Amending ASCI Code by adding the section XVI: Dress Code, in order for senators to be appropriately attired for ASCI Senate sessions: FAILED

SO 2002 AN ORDER:
Allocating $100 to the Chemistry Club for their celebration of Mole Day that takes place on the 23rd of October: PASSED

SO 2001 AN ORDER:
Allocating $104.73 for the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) to purchase cookies for their Mental Wellness speaker event on October 7th, 2019: PASSED

Spring 2019

Legislation for Spring 2019

SB1913 – Amending ASCI Code Section 706 to update the auditing process: In Progress

SB1914 – Amending ASCI Code Sections 601-607 to improve Campus Committees: In Progress

SB1915 – Amending ASCI Code sections 209 and 210 to adjust Senate attendance and absences policy in ASCI Code: In Progress

SB1916 – Amending The ASCI Code by adding an additional Code Section Titled: XV: Official ASCI EC, PC, and Committee Transitions: In Progress

SB1917 : In Progress

SO1941 – Allocating $123.09 to the Chemistry Club for their annual spring BBQ: In Progress

SO1942 – Allocating $640 to the AFRO Club for their purchase of their event to inform the C of I campus community on HIV/AIDS awareness and free testing: In Progress

SO1943 -  Allocating $2890 to Interfaith Council to support their attendance to the Interfaith Leadership Institute (ILI) Conference: In Progress

SO1945 – Allocating $1200 to ALAS for Cinco de Mayo, so they can put on their Cinco de Mayo event on May 3rd, 2019: In Progress

SB1912 – Amending Code to remove all things that pertain to the College of Idaho Yearbook commonly known as The Trail: In Progress

SO1940 – Allocating $150 to Math Club to provide food for volunteers at Astronomy Day on Saturday April 13th: PASSED

SO1936 : PASSED

SO1937 – Allocating $900 to Kappa Sigma for the Toast to C of I fundraiser on April 19th, 2019: PASSED

SO1938 – Allocating $487.50 to Interfaith Council for their first ever Holi Celebration on April 12th: PASSED

SO1939 – Allocating $500 to ALAS for their Salsa Night on April 10th, 2019: PASSED

SO1933 – Allocating $300 to the Art Society for their purchase of Bon Appetite Catering for the Senior Art Exhibition on April 18th: PASSED

SO1934 – Allocating $394 to Gender-Sexuality Campus Alliance for the funding of a school dance on April 12th, 2019: PASSED

SO1935 – Allocating $200 to Senior Legacy for their purchase of supplies and food for their Pool Party on April 5th: PASSED

SO1930 – Allocating $226.18 to the Tennis Club for their beginner class equipment: PASSED

SO1931 – Allocating $260 to Kappa Sigma for their all campus talent show on April 5, 2019: PASSED

SO1932 – Allocating $810 to the Community Relations Committee for their Annual Easter Egg Bash on April 20th: PASSED

SO1927 – Allocating $6000 to The College of Idaho ALAS trip to California during the days of April 18th through the 22nd: PASSED

SO1928 – Allocating $1320 to the College of Idaho Pre-Health Club for a Pre-Med trip to The University of Utah Medical School during the days of April 18th through the 20th: PASSED

SO1929 : PASSED

SB1909 – Amending Section 603 to change Freaking Frenzy to “Holiday Event” in ASCI Code: PASSED

SB1910 – Amending Section 502: The Responsibilities of the Organization and Outreach Committee to incorporate the following responsibility: PASSED

SB1911 – Amending Section 118 to say Campaign Debate Night in all appropriate areas; and to make the changes as needed in the bold to ASCI Code: PASSED

SB1906 – Amending ASCI Code Section III, IV, and Section IX to clarify the duties of the Sustainability Stewards and Quality and Sustainability Committee: PASSED

SB1907 – Amending Section 308: ASCI Student Fees to change the ASCI general fund to the appropriate amount: PASSED

SB1908 – Amending ASCI Code Section 115 to clarify election procedures: PASSED

SO1926 – Allocating $550 to Chic Boutique to purchase materials needed, as well as for the official opening event of the club: PASSED

SO1925 - Allocating funds to RPG and History Club for a Renaissance Faire:  PASSED

SO1924 - Allocating funds to Dance Club to provide yoga classes:  PASSED

SO1920 - Allocating funds to RPG for a laptop:  VETOED

SO1907 - Campus homes should go through a third-party inspection and address hazard concerns:  PASSED

Winter 2019

SB1902 – Adding funds to the jointly funded Model UN account in Code: PASSED

SB1903 – Amending Section XII: Student Media: PASSED

SB1904 – Amending Code Section IV: Clubs: PASSED

SB1905 – Amending Code Section II: Procedure:  PASSED

SO1921 – Allocating funds to Sigma Chi to purchase materials for Miss C of I:  PASSED

SO1922 – Allocating funds to Diversity Council for MLK Day activities:  PASSED

SR1906 – Students should be permitted to attend MLK Day programming without penalty, and the administration should cancel MLK Day forthcoming:  PASSED

Fall 2018

SB1901 – Adding a budget allocation for Diversity Council to Code: PASSED

SO1901 – Allocating funds to Boxing Club for the purchase of equipment: PASSED

SO1902 – Allocating funds to ISO for purchasing food over Fall Break: PASSED

SO1903 – Allocating funds to Campus Safety for the purchase of a new golf cart: FAILED

SO1904 – Allocating funds to Yote Camp: PASSED

SO1905 – Allocating funds to We Care Wednesdays: PASSED

SO1906 – Allocating funds to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for bibles and study materials: PASSED

SO1908 – Allocating funds to the Senate Community Relations Committee for Truck or Treat: PASSED

SO1909 – Allocating funds to the Horror Club for a trip to Haunted World: PASSED

SO1910 – Allocating funds to the Learning Support and Disabilities Services Center for the purchase of an ADA door system in Hendren Hall: FAILED

SO1911 – Allocating funds to AFRO Club for AFRO Cultural Week: PASSED

SO1912 – Allocating funds to Chemistry Club for Mole Day: PASSED

SO1914 – Allocating funds to Yotes Tradition Council for Annual C of I Tree Lighting: PASSED

SO1915 – Allocating funds to the Advocate Center for additional equipment and supplies: PASSED

SO1916 – Allocating funds for Senior Legacy Committee for Karaoke Party: PASSED

SO1917 – Allocating funds to the Trail yearbook: PASSED

SO1919 – Allocating funds to Lion’s Club for registration with International Lion’s Club: PASSED

SR1901 – Tuesday/Thursday 11:30-1:00 break be reserved for student-led activities: PASSED

SR1902 – Bon Appetite change Library Café hours to 6:00 to 10:00 pm: PASSED

SR1903 – The College should consider putting an ATM in McCain: FAILED

SR1904 – Prioritize the expansion of accessibility in upcoming budgets: PASSED