Legislation

Please scroll down to bottom of page for Legislation years 2002 to present.
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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2013-2014 Legislation


Senate Bills

Bill No.1314-01
Create 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

 


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

 



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)