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Initiatives

Student Governance Council works on initiatives all throughout the year, in order to make the voices of the students heard, and make a positive difference at Ithaca College. Here are some initiatives we're working on now, and some initiatives from the past.

2021-2022 Initiatives

Employee Vaccination Recommendation

Bill ID: 2122-0001

Status: Drafting | Drafted | Passed | Resolved

Sponsors: Weiser, Madeya, Becca Emery, Sara Ostermeier

Description: Bill 2122-0001 recommends that Ithaca College make it mandatory for employees of the college to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

Historical Initiatives

Historical Initiatives are currently being worked on by the SGC Website Manager and SGC Historian.  Any inquiries can be sent to the Chief of Staff, at sgcchiefofstaff@ithaca.edu.

2021-0001: Rent College Pads Recommendation

2021-0002: Fall 2020 Tuition Transparency Request

2021-0003: 60 Calendar Day Title IX Recommendation

2021-0004: Constitutional Resignation Policy Amendment

2021-0005: SGC Elections GPA Requirement Modification

2021-0006: Excused Absence for Poll Workers Recommendation

2021-0007: The 2020 Ithaca College Voting Act

2021-0008: Appropriations Travel Registration Fees Resolution

2021-0009: Mental Health Days Recommendation [Resolved]

2021-0010: Appropriations Prize and Merchandise Funding Resolution

2021-0011: Dean’s Student Council Recommendation

2021-0012: Academic Policy Committee Requirement Amendment

2021-0013: Appropriations Two Week Rule Resolution

2021-0014: Health & Safety Officer Requirement and Compliance to Health/Community Guidelines Amendment

2021-0015: Social Justice and Sustainability Committee Amendment

2021-0016: Addition of Community Agreement Reporting Form to all Academic Syllabi Recommendation

2021-0017: 2020 Ithaca College Meeting Procedures Act

2021-0018: Reasons for Vacancies Amendment [Tabled]

2021-0019: Organizational Review Timing Amendment

2021-0020: Club and Organizations Amendment [Tabled]

2021-0021: Holiday Accommodation Policy Recommendation

2021-0022: Senate Chair Qualifications and Selection Process Updates Amendment

2021-0023: Documents Procedure Update Amendment

2021-0024: Executive Board Bill Sponsorship Amendment

2021-0025: Constitution Meeting Procedures Clarification Amendment

2021-0026: SGC Meeting Community Session Amendment

2021-0027: Meeting Procedure Adjournment Clarification Amendment

2021-0028: Basic Needs Statement Recommendation

2021-0029: 2021 Ithaca College Financial Transparency Recommendation

2021-0030: No Confidence in Shape of the College Recommendation

2021-0031: Election Day Holiday Act

2021-0032: SGC Website Manual

2021-0033: SGC Website Upkeep Amendment

2021-0034: Appropriations Prize Amendment

2021-0035: Executive Session Amendment

2021-0036: SGC Elections Act

2021-0037: Student Organization Bill Sponsorship Amendment

2021-0038: Executive Board Attendance Policy Amendment

2021-0039: Student Organization Elections Endorsements Amendment [Tabled]

2021-0040: Allocation Handbook Amendment

2021-0041: Ithaca College Green New Deal

2021-0042: Meeting Vote Eligibility Amendment

2021-0043: Bill Follow-Up Timeline Amendment

2021-0044: Confirmations Calendar Amendment

2021-0045: Allocation Handbook Amendment

1920-xxxx: Reinstitution of Late Night Dining

*More In Progress*

*In Progress*

1718-0003Article XIII Reform

1718-0003: Carbon Monoxide

1718-xxxxRemoval and Review of Article VIII

1718-xxxx: Humanities and Sciences Committee

1718-xxxxThe Health Professional Connection Shadowing  Program

1718-xxxx: Amendments to Appropriations Handbook 

1617-0001: Change SGA Name to SGC

1617-0002: Alternative Coffee Bill

1617-0004: Sanctuary Bill

1617-0006: Bill Structure Reform

1617-0007: Allocations Committee Reform

1617-0008: International Student Support

1617-0009: Allocations Committee Reform II

1617-0011: Menstrual Products Bill

1617-0012: ICC Theme Consolidation Bill

1617-0014: CAPS Initiative

1617-0015: Plastic Bag Replacement

1617-0016: Turf Yavits Field

*In Progress*

*In Progress*

*In Progress*

1213-0012: Friend's Hall Urinal Divider

*More In Progress*

1112-0001: SGA IC 20/20 Task Forces

*More In Progress*