University of Missouri

53-25: A C&R Request on the Behalf of Legislative Advocacy at the University of Missouri

Missouri Students Association
University of Missouri
Bill 53-25

A C&R REQUEST ON THE BEHALF OF LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI

 PURPOSE:  To attend the annual SEC in DC conference.

WHEREAS, members of MSA have traditionally attended a yearly conference in Washington D.C. to promote higher education alongside their peers; AND

WHEREAS, every SEC student government with the exception of MSA has made arrangements to be in attendance at this year’s conference; AND

WHEREAS, members of the Missouri Students Association and ASUM have coordinated closely with the UM System Office of Government Relations and the Chancellor’s Office to schedule meetings and ensure their trip is effective and to the benefit of students; AND

WHEREAS, in an effort to cut costs, the Missouri Students Association will only be sending three representatives to this year’s conference ; AND

WHEREAS, the Missouri Students Association will be sending the MSA President, the Legislative Coordinator, and the upcoming MSA Senate Speaker; AND

WHEREAS, the Associated Students of the University of Missouri has pledged $1000.00 in support of this trip, and the Chancellor’s Office has pledged to cover additional costs on a case-by-case basis.

THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE MISSOURI STUDENTS ASSOCIATION SENATE that $3,000.00 be transferred from the Contingency and Reserve Account to the Executive account to send three MSA representatives to the SEC in DC conference .

Respectfully Submitted,

Benjamin Levin

ASUM President

Chris Hanner

Senator- Budget Committee

Mitch Moonier

Chairman- Student Affairs Committee