View Bill 21-22-35

Senate Bill 21-22-35

Bill ID: 21-22-35
Name: Plan of Organization Review Committee (PORC) Review of the Relationship Between the Senate and the University’s Student Organizations
Proposed: 05/09/2022
Sponsor: ERG Committee
Proposal: As part of its review of the charge on the Implementation of a SGA Ex-Officio Representative on the Senate Standing Committee for Academic Procedures and Standards (Senate Document #21-22-16), the ERG Committee felt strongly that the principle behind SGA and GSG representation and engagement with the Senate and its Committees overall should be examined holistically by the Plan of Organization Review Committee (PORC).
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Policy: https://www.senate.umd.edu/sites/default/files/resources/Plan_of_Organization.pdf
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Status

Status: Under Review
Under Review By: Plan of Organization Review Committee (PORC)
Received: 05/17/2022
Actions: The Plan of Organization Review Committee (PORC) convened three subcommittees that are working through summer 2022 in the following main areas: apportionment, shared governance, and councils. The shared governance subcommittee has been tasked with considering this specific issue. Each subcommittee will be working through the specific elements of PORC's charge and then will make recommendations to the full committee in fall 2022.
Next Step: SEC Review


History

Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 05/10/2022
Decision Date: 05/16/2022
Decision: The SEC voted to postpone consideration of the ERG Committee's memo until its August 2022 meeting.
Actions: The SEC reviewed the memo from the ERG Committee and discussed issues related to Senate and committee representation for student government organizations. After discussion and taking into consideration a motion to charge the Plan of Organization Review Committee (PORC) with broadly considering the principles associated with student government association representation on the Senate and its committees, the SEC voted to approve the motion.
Next Step: PORC Review
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