LEGISLATION

The GPSA Council enacts legislation to address graduate and professional student interests both within GPSA and the University. This legislation can include amendments to the GPSA Constitution and Bylaws, appropriations of GPSA funds, and resolutions expressing a graduate/professional student position on relevant issues. Full minutes and agendas from Council meetings can be accessed at: http://www.unm.edu/~gpsa/council_schedule.shtml . For any questions about these items, please contact the Council Chair at: unmgpsacouncil@gmail.com.

 

Below are legislation items passed by the GPSA Council in the 2010-2011 session.

Legislation Date Introduced Date Passed
SRAC/ST Bylaws Jan 29, 2011 Feb 26, 2011
GRD Bylaws Jan 29, 2011 Feb 26, 2011
Ballot Initiative on Capital Expenditures Feb 26, 2011 Feb 26, 2011
GPSA Constitution Feb 26, 2011 March 26, 2011
Elections Code April 23, 2011 May 7, 2011
Finance Code April 23, 2011 May 7, 2011

 

Funding Appropriations Date Introduced Date Passed
FA10-001 Medical Students for Choice Equipment Aug 28, 2010 Aug 28, 2010
FA10-002 Lobo Growl Equipment Aug 28, 2010 Aug 28, 2010
FA10-003 Ad-Hoc Transparency Committee Aug 28, 2010 Aug 28, 2010
FA10-004 Summer ST Grant Appropriation Aug 28, 2010 Aug 28, 2010
FA10-005 Fall/Spring ST Grant Appropriation Aug 28, 2010 Aug 28, 2010
FA10-006 Ad-hoc Outreach Chair Stipend Aug 28, 2010 Aug 28, 2010
FA10-007 Online Grants System Development Aug 28, 2010 Aug 28, 2010
FA10-008 World Student Alliance Sept 25, 2010 Sept 25, 2010
FA10-009 Graduate Employees Together Sept 25, 2010 Sept 25, 2010
FA10-010 GPSA Office Mural Sept 25, 2010 Sept 25, 2010
FA10-011 In Progress Online Journal Sept 25, 2010 Sept 25, 2010
FA10-012 Writing Across Communities Earth Day Conference Oct 30, 2010 Oct 30, 2010
FA10-013 GPSA Projects Committee Nov 20, 2010 Nov 20, 2010
FA10-014 GPSA Printing and Computer Lab Dec 4, 2010 Dec 4, 2010
FA10-015 Out Queer Grads Dec 4, 2010 Dec 4, 2010
SP11-001 Out Queer Grads Jan 29, 2011 Jan 29, 2011
SP11-002 GPSA Council Advertising Jan 29, 2011 Jan 29, 2011
SP11-003 Net Impact Feb 26, 2011 Feb 26, 2011
SP11-004 Words Afire Dec 4, 2010 Feb 26, 2011
SP11-005 Theatre & Dance MFA    
SP 11-006 GPSA Printing and Computer Lab April 23, 2011 April 23, 2011
SP 11-007 Fair Trade Initiative April 23, 2011 April 23, 2011
SP11-008 College of Ed Colloquium March 26, 2011 April 23, 2011
SP 11-009 Engineers without Borders April 23, 2011 May 7, 2011

 

Resolutions Date Introduced Date Passed
FA10-001  Digitize Salary Book Aug 28, 2010 Aug 28, 2010
FA10-002 New Voters Project Sept 25, 2010 Oct 30, 2010
FA10-003 GRD Ad-Hoc Committee Sept 25, 2010 Oct 30, 2010
FA10-004 GPSA Constitutional Committee Nov 20, 2010 Nov 20, 2010
FA10-005 Financial Accountability Nov 20, 2010 Nov 20, 2010
FA10-006 SUB Food Policy Nov 20, 2010 Dec 4, 2010
FA10-007 SFRB Resolution Dec 4, 2010 Dec 4, 2010
FA10-008 Graduate Student Employees Dec 4, 2010 Dec 4, 2010
SP11-001 Drop the I-Word Dec 4, 2010 Jan 29, 2011
SP11-002 Free Bus Pass Program Jan 29, 2011 Jan 29, 2011
SP11-003 Latin American and Iberian Institute Jan 29, 2011 Jan 29, 2011
SP 11-004 Resolution to Support SB400 Feb 26, 2011 Feb 26, 2011
SP 11-005 Tuition Increase Resolution March 26, 2011 March 26, 2011
SP 11-006 Office of Equity & Inclusion Resolution March 26, 2011 March 26, 2011
SP11-007 SB 582 Resolution March 26, 2011 April 23, 2011
SP11-008 ASUNM/GPSA Collaboration Resolution March 26, 2011 April 23, 2011
SP11-009 SFRB Representation Resolution May 7, 2011 May 7, 2011
SP 11-010 Elections Transparency Resolution May 7, 2011 May 7, 2011
SP 11-011 GPSA Law School Mediation Settlement Resolution May 7, 2011 May 7, 2011

Below are legislation items passed by Council in the 2009 - 2010 session.

Legislation Items Date Passed
SA10-001: GPSA Printer for Computer Lab Jan 30, 2010
SA10-002: GPSA Office Locks Jan 30, 2010
SA10-003: Videotape Student Fee Review Board Meetings Jan 30, 2010
SA10-004: Online Grants Systems Jan 30, 2010

 

Below are the item deliberated by the Council in the 2008-2009 session. To view past legislation, please visit the Council Archive.

Amendment
Date Introduced
Deliberation Status
FA08-001: C&J Colloquium 08/23/08 Passed 08/23/08
FR08-001: Board of Regents’ Public Comment Procedure 08/23/08 Passed 09/20/08
FR08-002: Reducing Paper Waste and Conducting a UNM Environmental Audit 08/23/08 Passed 09/20/08
FR08-003: GPSA Listserve Open Access 08/23/08 Failed 09/20/08
FA08-002: GPSA Council Feed Bill 08/23/08 Passed 08/23/08
FA08-003: Constitution & By Laws Committee Budget 08/23/08 Passed 09/20/08
FA08-004: Dramatic Writing 08/23/08 Passed 09/20/08
SA08-009 Memo: Inquiry re: Controlling Authority 08/23/08 Passed 09/20/08
FA08-005: Graduate/Professional Students of Color Organizations 09/20/08 To be deliberated
FA08-006: Executive Ad Hoc Committees 09/20/08 Passed 09/20/08
FA08-007: Graduate Science and Engineering Board Game Night 09/20/08 To be deliberated


Below are the items deliberated by the Council in the 2007-2008 session. To view past legislation, please visit the Council Archive.

Amendment Date Introduced Deliberation Status
F07-001 09/08/07 Passed 10/06/07
F07-002 09/08/07 Passed 10/06/07
F07-003 09/08/07 Passed 10/06/07
FR07-001.1 09/08/07 Passed 10/06/07

FR07-001.2a

FR07-001.2b

09/08/07

Passed 12/01/07

To be deliberated

FR07-001.3 09/08/07 Passed 10/06/07
FR07-001.4 09/08/07 Introduced 09/08/07
FR07-002 09/08/07

Passed  09/08/07

FR07-003 10/06/07 Passed 10/06/07
FR07-004 10/06/07 Passed 11/03/07
FR07-005 10/06/07 Introduced 09/08/07
FR07-006 10/06/07 Introduced 10/06/07
FR07-007 10/06/07 Passed 10/06/07
FR07-008 10/06/07 Passed 10/09/07
F07-004 test 11/03/07 Passed 12/01/07
F07-005 11/03/07 To be deliberated
F07-006 12/01/07 To be deliberated
F07-007 12/01/07 To be deliberated
F07-011 12/01/07 Passed 12/01/07
     

Amendment

Date Introduced

 Deliberation Status

S07-001 03 February 2007 Passed 3/3/07 and general election
S07-002 03 February 2007 Passed as amended 4/28/07
S07-003 03 March 2007 Failed 4/28/07
S07-004 03 March 2007 Passed 4/7/07 and general election
S07-005 03 March 2007 Passed 4/7/07 and general election
S07-006 03 March 2007 Passed 4/7/07 and general election
S07-007 03 March 2007 Passed 4/7/07
S07-008 03 March 2007 Passed 4/7/07 and general election
S07-009 03 March 2007 Failed 4/7/07
S07-010 03 March 2007 Passed 4/7/07
S07-011 07 April 2007 Passed 4/7/07
S07-012 07 April 2007 Passed 4/28/07
S07-013 07 April 2007 Passed 4/28/07
S07-014 07 April 2007 Passed 4/28/07
S07-015 07 April 2007 Passed 4/28/07

2005 AUDIT

01 October 2005

 Passed 1 October 2005

F05-001

05 November 2005

Passed 3 December 2005

F05-002

05 November 2005

Passed 3 December 2005

F05-003

05 November 2005

Passed 3 December 2005

OGS Resolution

19 November 2005*

Passed 19 November 2005*

F05-004

03 December 2005

Passed 4 February 2006

F05-005

03 December 2005

Passed 4 February 2006

S06-001

04 February 2006

Passed 4 February 2006

S06-002

04 February 2006

To Be Deliberated