The Legislative Affairs Committee is responsible for planning, overseeing and carrying out business related to interpreting, monitoring and evaluating state and federal legislation that affects higher education, the CSU and CSUEB. The purpose and duties of the Legislative Affairs Committee shall be to:
- Inform CSUEB students on legislation, issues and policies affecting higher education (i.e. tabling, class presentation, workshops, open forums, fliers, newsletters, and articles in the campus newspaper).
- Stay updated with legislation and issues affecting the local communities of CSUEB.
- Coordinate on campus voter registration drives and polling booths for national, state, local and special elections.
- Coordinate events/rallies/demonstrations as appropriate on issues and concerns affecting students.
- Work with Programming Council to implement political awareness events.
- Organize students to lobby officials at the state level
- Officers may be responsible for areas including, but not limited to, Hayward, San Leandro, Fremont, and the County of Alameda.
- Disseminate information from the CSSA and recommend ASI involvement in statewide issues.
- Meet with the University Director of Governmental Relations at least once a quarter.