The Legislation Tracker

The tables below track the progress of submitted legislation each legislative cycle as it goes through the legislative processes of the Student Senate.
Student Senate Legislation Tracker, Cycle Seven (7)
Legislation ID & LinkDate Introduced & Author(s)Bill SummaryStudent Council Assignments & StatusStudents Assembly StatusPresidential ApprovalVeto Override StatusLegislation Enacted

Student Senate Bill 2023-037

25 November by Treasurer Turner Seals

A Bill to allocate $530.00 in funding fromt he unallocated account for pizza at an event hosted by the Iranian Community Association.

Finance Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-038
25 November by Internal Affairs Director Nathaniel Garcia


A Bill to Amend Student Senate Constitution Title II Article VI to Increase Amount of Unexcused Absences a Senator may have before StudEx Procedures are Begun.

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Failed

Does not go to Assemblyn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-039

25 November by Internal Affairs Director Nathaniel Garcia

 

A Bill to Amend Student Senate Constitution Title II Article II to Remove Holdover Senators

Student Rights and Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-040

25 November by

Nathaniel Garcia, Internal Affairs Director

and

Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President


A Bill to Amend Student Senate Constitution Title II Article II and Article III to Reformat Representation within the Student’s Assembly


 

Student Rights and Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-041

25 November by Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President

A bill to Amend Title Two of the Student Senate Constitution to create the position of Speaker of the Students Assembly and Give More Independence to the Legislative Branch

Student Rights and Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-042

25 November by

Kevin Barnes, Freshman Senator

and

Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President


A Bill to Amend Student Senate Constitution Title Two, Article XI, Section 6 In Order to Provide More Efficient Methods of Payments for Current and Future Student Senate Employees
 

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-043

25 November by Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President



A Bill to Amend Title Four of the Student Senate Constitution to Create the Director of Justice to provide Support and Administration to the Student Senate Courts

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-04425 November by Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President
A Bill to Place a Referendum Question on Student Wages on the Ballot in the 2023 Spring Election

Social Justice Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-045

25 November by

Nathaniel Garcia, Internal Affairs Director

and

Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President


Adding a gender neutral language requirement for all bills within the Student Senate.
 

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Under Review   
Student Senate Bill 2023-046

25 November by

Nathaniel Garcia, Internal Affairs Director,

Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President,

and

Riley Stowers, Public Relations Director


A Bill to Amend Student Senate Constitution Title III to re-add the Public Relations Director

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-047

25 November by Internal Affairs Director Nathaniel Garcia

and

Outreach Director, Angela Davis


Give a larger role for outreach to the Outreach Director.
 

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-04825 November by Internal Affairs Director Nathaniel Garcia
Codify rules for debate so Senate meetings don’t run overly long and endanger quorum numbers due to Senators leaving the meeting.

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Failed

Does not go to Assemblyn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-04925 November by Internal Affairs Director Nathaniel Garcia
A Bill to Amend Student Senate Constitution Title II Article III to give Voting Rights to the Graduate Student President in the Students Assembly and Student Councils

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Under Reviewn/an/an/a
Student Senate Legislation Tracker, Cycle Six (6)
Legislation ID & LinkDate Introduced & Author(s)Bill SummaryStudent Council Assignments & StatusStudents Assembly StatusPresidential ApprovalVeto Override StatusLegislation Enacted

Student Senate Bill 2023-029

04 November by Social Justice Vice Chair Rosbel  Garza and Social Justice Secretary Nicole Norvell


Allocates funding to purchase period products for the KU PERIOD Program, which provides free menstrual products across campus.

Finance Council:

Passed

Passedn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-030
04 November by Camden Baxter (Finance Council and Campus Fee Review Committee Chair) and Sadie Williams (Student Body President, Finance Council and Campus Fee Review Committee Chair)

Adding two at-large graduate student representatives onto the Campus Fee Review Committee, clarifies the voting timeline from the Campus Fee Review Committee to Finance Council and Student’s Assembly, and shifts the responsibility to amend the Fee Proposal line by line to the Campus Fee Review Committee.

Finance Council:

Passed

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Rights and Affairs Council:

Passed

Passedn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-031 

04 November by

Nathaniel Garcia, Internal Affairs Director,

Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President, 

Angela Davis, Policy Director

 

Reformatting the representation within the Senate away from the previous system of class divisions plus each school or college within the University to a system based purley off class groupings and at the same time reducing the maximum number of Senators.

Rights and Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Failed

Does not advance to Students Assemblyn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-032

04 November by

Nathaniel Garcia, Internal Affairs Director,

Alessia Regiana Garcia, Student Body Vice President

 

Updating the recent amendment that allows for removal of Council Exec members to bring it in line with the Constitution and adding clause for event of Chair being brought for proceedings of removal.


 

Rights and Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Passedn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-033

04 November by

Finance Council Secretary Kevinh Nguyen
To fund the organization to participate in the AIAA Design, Build, Fly Competition in Tuscon, Arizona

Finance Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Passedn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-034

04 November by

Treasurer Turner Seals

To pay for a visiting composer (Paul Novak, UChicago) to come present on their work and hold a Q&A for members of the organization.

 


 

Finance Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Passedn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-035

04 November by

Finance Council Secretary Kevinh Nguyen

To purchase google drive storage to house organization information for the Vietnamese Student Association.

Finance Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Passedn/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-036Introduced in Committee of the Whole in Finance Council on 09 November by Fund Development Director Zakariya AhmedNo Summary Provided

Finance Council:

Passed

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Student Executive Council:

Passed

Passedn/an/an/a
Student Senate Legislation Tracker, Cycle Five (5)
Legislation ID & LinkDate Introduced & Author(s)Bill SummaryStudent Council Assignments & StatusStudents Assembly StatusPresidential ApprovalVeto Override StatusLegislation Enacted

Student Senate Bill 2023-021

21 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals

This bill provides $1,909.00 in funding to KU Student Cans for the Community for the purchase of a Rubbermaid mobile waste collector for when they collect cans at large events.

Finance Council:

Removed from Agenda

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

This bill does NOT advance to the Students Assembly.   
Student Senate Bill 2023-02221 October 2022 by Internal Affairs Director Nathaniel Garcia and Policy Director Angela Davis 

Reformatting the representation within the Senate away from the previous system of class divisions plus each school or college within the University to a system based purley off class groupings and at the same time reducing the maximum number of Senators.


 

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed, As Amended

Failed in Students Assembly due to lack of 2/3 support from members present and voting.  

 

Student Senate Bill 2023-02321 October 2022 by Internal Affairs Director Nathaniel Garcia and Policy Director Angela Davis 

Giving StudEx the power to remove both Council Chairs and Secretaries.

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed, As Amended

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Social Justice Council:

Passed, As Amended

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-023
Student Senate Bill 2023-02421 October 2022 by Internal Affairs Director Nathaniel Garcia and Policy Director Angela Davis 

Making the Policy Director the Outreach Director and giving the position new job duties.

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-024
Student Senate Bill 2023-02521 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner SealsThis bill provides $200 in funding to the Muslim Student Association for the purchase of pizza for one of their events.

Finance Council:

Passed, As Amended

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Social Justice Council:

Passed 

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-025
Student Senate Bill 2023 - 02621 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner SealsThis bill provides $300.00 in funding to Be The Match for the purchase of tabling supplies. 

Finance Council:

Removed from Agenda

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Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Removed from Agenda

This bill does NOT advance to the Students Assembly.   
Student Senate Bill 2023-02721 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner SealsThis bill removes the $100.00 limit on student group general funding that is allocated for the purchase of food.
 

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-027
Student Senate Bill 2023-02826 October 2022 by Fund Development Director Zakariya AhmedNo Summary Provided.

Generated in Committee of the Whole in the Finance Council and the Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed Both.

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-028
Student Senate Legislation Tracker, Cycle Four (4)
Legislation ID & LinkDate Introduced & Author(s)Sponsor(s)Student Council Assignments & StatusStudents Assembly StatusPresidential ApprovalVeto Override StatusLegislation Enacted

Student Senate Bill 2023-016

06 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals

 

Finance Council:

Passed

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Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-016, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-01706 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals 

Finance Council:

Passed

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Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

Passed 

Signed

 

Final Senate Bill 2023-017, Signed

Student Senate Bill 2023-01806 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals 

Finance Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-018, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-01906 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals 

Finance Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-019, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-02006 October 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals 

Finance Council:

Passed

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Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-020, Signed
Student Senate Resolution 2023 - 30206 October 2022 by Senator Anthony Hudson 

Social Justice Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Resolution 2023-302, Signed
Student Senate Resolution 2023 - 30306 October 2022 by Graduate Student Body President Hollie Hall & Former Chief of Staff Humberto Gomez Salinas
 

Social Justice Council:

Passed

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Finance Council:

Passed

Passed, As AmendedSigned Final Senate Resolution 2023-303, Signed
KU Student Housing & Dining Rates Proposal (This Is NOT Legislation)

06 October 2022 by Director of KU Student Housing, Sarah Waters & Interim Director of KU Memorial Union, JJ O’Toole-Curran

 

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Supported

Supported with Divisionn/an/an/a
Student Senate Legislation Tracker, Cycle Three (3)
Legislation ID & LinkDate Introduced & Author(s)Sponsor(s)Student Council Assignments & StatusStudents Assembly StatusPresidential ApprovalVeto Override StatusLegislation Enacted

Student Senate Bill 2023-007

23 September 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals

 

Social Justice Council:

Passed

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Finance:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-007, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-00823 September 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals 

Social Justice Council:

Passed

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Finance:

Passed

PassedSigned 

Final Senate Bill 2023-008, Signed

Student Senate Bill 2023-00923 September 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals 

Social Justice Council:

Passed

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Finance:

Passed

PassedSigned 

Final Senate Bill 2023-009, Signed

Student Senate Bill 2023-01023 September 2022 by Treasurer Turner Seals 

Social Justice Council:

Passed

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Finance:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-010, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-01123 September 2022 by Treasurer Turner SealsAlessia Regiana Garcia

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance:

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-011, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-01223 September 2022 by Student Body President Sadie Williams & Student Body Vice President Alessia Regiana GarciaAbdullah Al-Awhad

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance:

Passed

Passed, As AmendedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023 - 012, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-01323 September 2022 by Finance Council Secretary Kevinh Nguyen & Chief of Staff Sam Sokoloff
 

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Finance:

Passed

Passed, As AmendedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-013, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-01421 September 2022 by Students Assembly 

Student Rights & Affairs Council:

Passed

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Social Justice Council:

Passed

Passed, As AmendedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023 - 014, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-01528 September 2022 by Finance Council 

Finance Council: 

Passed

PassedSigned Final Senate Bill 2023-015, Signed
Student Senate Legislation Tracker, Cycle Two (2)
Legislation ID & LinkDate Introduced & Author(s)Sponsor(s)Student Council Assignments & StatusStudents Assembly StatusPresidential ApprovalVeto Override StatusLegislation Enacted

Student Senate Resolution 2023-300

09 September 2022 by Chief of Staff Sam Sokoloff

 

Social Justice Council:

Passed in Cycle Three (3)

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Finance:

Passed

Passed, As Amended

Signedn/aFinal Senate Resolution 2023-300, Signed
Student Senate Resolution 2023-30109 September 2022 by Chief of Staff Sam Sokoloff 

Social Justice Council:

Moved to StudEx

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Finance:

Passed

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StudEx:

Passed

Passed, as AmendedSignedn/aFinal Senate Resolution 2023-301, Signed
Student Senate Legislation Tracker, Cycle One (1)
Legislation ID & LinkDate Introduced & Author(s)Sponsor(s)Student Council Assignments & StatusStudents Assembly StatusPresidential ApprovalVeto Override StatusLegislation Enacted

Student Senate Bill 2023-001

18 August 2022 by Vice President Alessia Regiana Garcia

Nathaniel Garcia, Sam Sokoloff, Sadie Williams, DaNae Estabine, Turner Seals

Student Rights & Affairs:

Failed

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Finance:

Passed

Passed, but due to being failed in Rights & Affairs this Bill does NOT advance. 

n/an/an/a
Student Senate Bill 2023-00218 August 2022 by Vice President Alessia Regiana GarciaNathaniel Garcia, Sam Sokoloff, Sadie Williams, DaNae Estabine, Turner Seals

Student Rights & Affairs:

Passed

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Social Justice: 

Passed

PassedSignedn/aFinal Senate Bill 2023-002, Signed

Student Senate Bill 2023-003

 

Amended Version

18 August 2022 by Vice President Alessia Regiana GarciaNathaniel Garcia, Sam Sokoloff, Sadie Williams, DaNae Estabine, Turner Seals

Student Rights & Affairs:

Passed, as amended

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Social Justice: 

Passed

Passed, as AmendedSignedn/aFinal Senate Bill 2023-003, Signed

Student Senate Bill 2023-004

 

Amended Version

18 August 2022 by Vice President Alessia Regiana Garcia

Nathaniel Garcia, Sam Sokoloff, Sadie Williams, DaNae Estabine, Turner Seals

Student Rights & Affairs:

Passed

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Social Justice: 

Passed

Passed, as AmendedSignedn/aFinal Senate Bill 2023-004, Signed
Student Senate Bill 2023-00526 August 2022 by Treasurer Turner SealsNathaniel Garcia, Sadie Williams, Alessia Regiana Garcia

Finance:

Passed

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Social Justice:

Passed

PassedSignedn/aFinal Senate Bill 2023-005, Signed

Student Senate Bill 2023-006

 

Amended Version

26 August 2022 by Treasurer Turner SealsNathaniel Garcia, Sadie Williams, Alessia Regiana Garcia

Finance:

Passed, as Amended

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Social Justice:

Passed

PassedSignedn/aFinal Senate Bill 2023-006, Signed