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: During Summer 2022, the Plan of Organization Review Committee (PORC) developed three subcommittees to address the main subject areas in the charge to the committee: apportionment, shared governance, and University councils. The PORC did not begin work related to considering the motion referred by the SEC. In Fall 2022, the SEC agreed that the PORC should suspend its work on the charge and related motion due to staff transitions in the Senate Office.
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 charge the Plan of Organization Review Committee with considering guiding principles of student government representation on Senate and its committees.
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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