Legislation

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Legislation prior to 2002 can be found at
M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives

Senate Legislation 1966-Present
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2014-2015 Legislation
 
Bill 1415-01  
Graduate Certificate Program in Adolescent Special Education for Content Teachers
Approved by the Senate, December 1, 2014; 
Approved by President Jones, January 26, 2015 
 
Bill 1415-02
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
Approved by the Senate, March 9, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, March 11, 2015
 
Bill 1415-03 
Graduate Certificate Program in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cyber Security
Approved by the Senate, April 27, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 4, 2015
  
Bill 1415-04
Deactivate and Discontinue the Puerto Rican Studies Major in the Department of Latin American & U.S. Latino Studies
Tabled by the Senate, May 11, 2015
Bill 1415-05
Discontinue and Deregister Graduate Programs in Geology
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 15, 2015
Bill 1415-06
Name Change for the College of Computing and Information
Approved by the Senate, April 27, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 4, 2015
 
Bill 1415-07
Advanced Graduate Certificate Program in Adolescent Special Education for Childhood Special Educators
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 15, 2015
Bill 1415-08
Undergraduate Minor in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 15, 2015
Bill 1415-09
Bachelor of Science in Human Development
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015;
Approved by President Jones, May 15, 2015
 
2014-15 Charter Amendments
 
Charter Amendment 1415-01A 
Charter Amendment RE: Committee on Assessment of Governance and Consultation
Approved by the Senate, October 20, 2014
 
Charter Amendment 1415-02A
Charter Amendment RE: Voting for Ex Officio Members of University Senate Councils and Committees
Approved by the Senate, May 11, 2015
 
 

2014-2015 Bylaws Amendment

 Bylaws Amendment 1415-01

 

Voting for Ex Officio Members of the University Senate                                                                          Approved by the Voting Faculty, April 8, 2015

 
 2013-2014 Legislation

Bill No.1314-01
BS Degree in Informatics
Approved by the Senate, December 9, 2013;
Approved by President Jones, December 12, 2013

Bill No. 1314-02
Digital Forensics Major
Approved by the Senate, December 9, 2013
Approved by President Jones, December 12, 2013

Bill No. 1314-03
Master of International Affairs (M.I.A.)
Approved by the Senate, March 10, 2014
Approved by President Jones, March 24, 2014

Bill No. 1314-04
Graduate Certifictate Program in International Health and Human Rights
Approved by the Senate, April 7, 2014
Approved by President Jones, April 18, 2014
 

Bill No. 1314-05
Graduate Certificate Program in Teaching Composition 
Approved by the Senate, April 28, 2014
Approved by President Jones, May 6, 2014
  

Bill No. 1314-06
BS in Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty-Initiated Interdisciplinary Concentration in Bio-Instrumentation 
Approved by the Senate, April 28, 2014
Approved by President Jones, May 6, 2014
  

Bill No. 1314-07
Master of Science Program in Environmental Geographic Information Science (MSEGIS)
Approved by the Senate, May 12, 2014
Approved by President Jones, May 16, 2014


Amendment: 1314-01A
Dissolution of CAFFECoR 
Report on Dissolution of CAFFECoR
Defeated in Senate October 21, 2013

Amendment: 1314-02A
Composition of CPCA 
Approved by the Senate, April 7, 2014

Amendment: 1314-03A
Charge of CAFFECoR
Approved by the Senate, April 28, 2014

Amendment: 1314-04A
Election Function 
Approved by the Senate, May 12, 2014




2012-2013 Senate Legislation

Bill No. 1213-01 
Department Name Change for Art Department 
Approved by Senate, November 19, 2012; Approved by President Philip, December 4, 2012

Bill No. 1213-02
Proposal to Modify UAlbany Undergraduate GE Writing Requirement
Approved by Senate, November 19, 2012; Approved by President Philip, December 4, 2012                            

Bill No. 1213-03
Proposal to Establish Graduate Certificate in Global Health Studies 
Approve by Senate, December 17, 2012; Approved by President Philip, December 19, 2012

Bill No. 1213-04
Name Change for Department of Women's Studies
Approved by Senate, March 11, 2013; Approved by Presdent Jones, April 30, 2013

Bill No. 1213-05
Modification of Criteria for Capping or Restricting a Major
Approved by Senate, April 29, 2013; Approved by President Jones, May 13, 2013

Bill No. 1213-06
Change to Curriculum of Major/Minor in Pulic Policy Management
Approved by Senate, May 13, 2013; Approved by President Jones, June 3, 2013

Bill No. 1213-07
 Modification to Standards of Academic Integrity
Approved by Senate May 13, 2013; Approved by President Jones, August 13, 2013

Bill No. 1213-08
Creation of a Minor in Sustainability
Approved by Senate May 13, 2013; Approved by President Jones, June 3, 2013



2012-2013 Amendment to Faculty Bylaws

1213-01BA
Bylaws Amendment for Placing an Item on the Senate Agenda
Dates pending for vote of full voting faculty on MyUAlbany



2012-2013 Charter Amendments

1213-01A
Charter Amendment re: Election of Council Chairs 
Approved by Senate, November 19, 2012

 


2012-2013 Senate Resolutions

Resolution 1213-01R
Violations of Bylaws, Article 1, Section 2.2.2 
Defeated in the Senate, September 24, 2012

Resolution 1213-02R
Violations of Bylaws, Article 1, Section 2.4.1
Deafeated in the Senate, September 24, 2012 

Resolution 1213-03R
Responsible Use of Technology Policy
Approved by Senate, December 17, 2012

 
 2011-2012 Senate Legislation

Bill No. 1112-01
Adoption of iClickers for Senate Voting
(Approved by Senate, 9/26/11; Approved by President George Philip, 11/23/11) 

Bill No. 1112-02
Revisions to Music Minor
(Approved by Senate, 9/26/11: Approved by President George Philip, 11/23/11)

Bill No. 1112-03
Revisions to Bioethics Minor
(Approved by Senate, 10/24/11; Approved by President George Philip, 11/23/11)

Bill No. 1112-04
Minor in Informatics 
(Approved by Senate, 10/24/11; Approved by President George Philip, 11/23/11)

Bill No. 1112-05
Degree Requirements for Major in Accounting
(Approved by Senate, 10/24/11; Approved by President George Philip, 11/23/11)

Bill No. 112-06
(See Resolution 1112-01R)

Bill No. 1112-07
Documentary Studies Program
(Approved by Senate, 11/21/11; Approved by President George Philip, 1/27/2012)

Bill No. 1112-08
Principles of a Just Community
(Approved by Senate 2/6/12; Approved by President George Philip, 3/30/12)

Bill No. 1112-09 
End Admission to Geology Concentration of EnvSci BS & Geology Minor in DAES
(Approved by Senate 3/5/12; Approved by President George Philip, 3/30/12)

Bill No. 1112-10
Creation of Urban Studies & Planning Major
Approved by Senate 5/14/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-11
Revisions to BA in Economics Program
(Approved by Senate 3/5/12; Approved by President George Philip, 3/30/12)

Bill No. 1112-12
East Asian Studies Curriculum Revisions for 2011
(Approved by Senate 4/30/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-13
Declaration of Concentrations for POS Majors 
(Approved by Senate 3/5/12; Approved by President George Philip 3/30/12)

Bill No. 1112-14
Prefix Change in PAP Courses
(Approved by Senate 3/5/12; Approved by President George Philip 3/30/12)

Bill No. 1112-15
Revisions to General Education Program
(Approved by Senate 4/5/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-16
Proposed Curriculum Revisions in Atmospheric Science BS & Environmental Science BS (See 1112-31)

Bill No. 1112-17
Revisions to INF Major
(Approved by Senate, 4/30/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-18
Revisions to Policy on Double Majoring
(Approved by Senate 4/30/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-19
Revisions to Biology BS Program
(Approved by Senate 4/30/12: Approved by President George Philip 5/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-20
Policy Change in Internships (UNI 390) & Concentration of Creation of Sophmore Level Internship (UNI 290)
(Approved by Senate 4/30/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-21
Curriculum Changes in Department of Music
(Approved by Senate 4/30/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-22 Policy & Procedures on Misconduct in Research & Scholarship
(Approved by Senate 5/14/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-23
Degree Requirements for Major in Accounting
(Approved by Senate 4/30/12; Approved by Presdient George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-24
Proposed Creation of Globalization Studies Minor 
(Approved by Senate 5/14/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-25
Changes to Chemistry Honors B.S. Program 
(Approved by Senate 5/14/12; Approved by President George Philip, 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-26
Additional Requirement to Chemistry BS, ChemBio Emphasis 
(Approved by UAC; Senate approval not required)

Bill No. 1112-27
Creation of Journalism Cognate in INF Minor 
(Approved by Senate 5/14/12; Approved by President George Philip 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-28
Request to Modify Requirement in FMR 
(Approved by UAC; Senate approval not required)

Bill No. 1112-29
Revision of Major in Women's Studies 
(Approved by Senate 5/14/12; Approved by President George Philip, 6/13/12)

Bill No. 1112-31
Changes to Atmoshperic Science B.S. & Environmental Science B.S.
(Approved by UAC; Senate approval not required)

 

2011-2012 Amendments

Amendment 1112-01A
Ending Time of Senate Meeting
(Approved by Senate, 9/26/11)

Amendment 1112-02A
Appointment of a Parliamentarian
(Approved by Senate, 12/12/11)

Amendment 1112-03A
Create Council on Administrative Review and Evaluations (CARE)
(President Philip's Memo re CARE Amendment)

2011-2012 Resolutions 

Resolution 1112-01R
Student Health Insurance Policy
(Approved by Senate 11/21/11)

Resolution 1112-02R
Resolution on Evaluation of Shared Services
(Approved by Senate 12/12/11)

Resolution 1112-03R
Resolution to Investigate Violations of Governance Procedures in Matter of 2010 Program Deactivations 
(Approved by Senate 2/6/12)
Final Task Force Report on Resolution 1112-03R

Resolution 1112-04R
Resolution to Institute Specific Consultation Procedures Before Enaction of Deactivation
Approved by Senate 2/6/12)

Resolution 1112-05R
Resolution to Determine Offerings in European Languages & Classical Studies in Accordance with UAlbany's Mission and Strategic Plan
(Approved by Senate 2/6/12)