The Legislative Procedures Committee shall:
- regularly review the Code and recommend to Council various options for appropriate Code changes to reflect changes within Council, its committees, the commissions, or the Society as a whole;
- draft internal policies and amendments to the Code as requested by Council;
- review internal and combined policies that have been in effect for three years, in accordance with Code Section II, Article 11;
- recommend to Council various options for appropriate changes to the Constitution and bylaws of the Society for consideration by the Society;
- advise on the current Constitution, bylaws, Code, and internal policies of the Society and on possible amendments to those documents;
- advise Constituencies on internal legislative issues;
- review SAC policies where appropriate;
- advise on the determination of the Society’s fees and on the waiving of Society fees in accordance with Bylaw 14(7) and 14(9);
- make recommendations to Council concerning financial compensation and review all terms of employment for persons holding appointed positions in the Society, including committee chairs and executive project officers, but not including the Society’s hired employees other than the executive coordinator of student services;
- review, recommend changes to, and utilize a system of rubrics or rankings, to be approved by Council, to assess the appropriate level of financial compensation for each position;
- make an annual report to Council, on or before January 30 in every calendar year, which shall include recommendations for financial compensation and terms of employment for all persons holding appointed positions in the Society, including committee chairs and executive project officers;
- review the remuneration of the Executive members and the executive coordinator of student services and recommend changes in that remuneration to Council, in the course of which review and recommendation procedure the members of the Executive and the executive coordinator of student services, if members of this Committee, shall be excluded from deliberations;
- establish and review regulations for the preservation of the Society’s records and the maintenance of its archive;
- establish channels, protocols and standards for the Society to disseminate information, including but not limited to program announcements, advertisements, and press releases;
- report on its activities at every Council meeting; and
- have such other duties as are outlined in the Bylaws or the Code or assigned by Council from time to time.
Members at Large:
The Legislative Procedures Committee meets every Monday from 3-5 p.m.
For minutes prior to the current academic year, please contact AMS Archivist Sheldon Goldfarb, SUB 238E, 604.822.9360.