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2022-2023 Passed Legislation

Bill      number Bill title Sponsor(s) Date


Confirmation of the 2022-2023 Executive Cabinet

Senator Ogbonna

April 26th, 2022


Recommendation of the 2022-2023 USG Senate Committees

Senator Ogbonna

April 26th, 2022


Second Confirmation of the 2022-2023 Student Judicial Court

Senator Mohanty

May 3rd, 2022


FY23 USG Operational Budget

Senator Oceguera

May 3rd, 2022

SSB5 Confirmation of the Directors of Academic Affairs and Operations Senator Bartlett August 30th, 2022
SSB6 Student Athlete Constituency Representative Nomination Senator Koppy August 30th, 2022
SSB8 Committee Placement of the Fall 2022 Senate Nominees Senator Bartlett, Senator Carfrae, Senator Meredith September 20th, 2022
SSB10 Creation of Middle Eastern-North African (MENA) Constituency Senator

Senator Mohanty, Senator Ogbonna, Senator Bartlett

October 25th, 2022
SSB11 Requirement of Funding Request Workshops

Senator Carrell, Senator Michalski

November 1st, 2022
SSB12 USG Support for the International Ballroom Senator Oceguera November 1st, 2022
SSB13 Confirmation of the 2022-2023 Director of External Relations, Deputy City Liaison, Graphic Designer, and Photographer/Videographer Senator Bartlett November 1st, 2022
SSB14 Confirmation of Nominees for the 2022 – 2023 Presidential Charter Committees Senator Bartlett November 1st, 2022
SSB15 USG Support for the Restorative Justice Program

Senator Akey

December 6th, 2022
SSB16 Confirmation of a 2022-2023 Latine Constituency Senator

Senator Bartlett

January 24th, 2023
SSB17 USG Support of the Food Pantry

Senator Eckard, Senator Michalski

January 24th, 2023
SSB18 Transparency and Accountability Bill

Senator Clare

January 24th, 2023
SSB19 Audit Committee Bill

Senator Oceguera

January 31st, 2023
SSB20 USG Bylaws Discrimination and Harassment Policy

Senator Bartlett, Senator Mohanty, Senator Springer, Senator Ogbonna, Senator Manley

January 31st, 2023
SSB21 USG Constitution Discrimination and Harassment Policy Senator Bartlett, Senator Mohanty, Senator Springer, Senator Ogbonna, Senator Manley  January 31st, 2023
SSB22 Appointment of the 2022-2023 USG Deputy Director of Justice & Equity

Senator Ogbonna

January 31st, 2023
SSB23 USG Support of CommUnity Crisis Services Senator Carrell, Senator Clare February 7th, 2023
SSB25 Restructuring of Spring Noms Senator Manley, Senator Bartlett February 7th, 2023
SSB26 IMU Meeting Room Upgrades Senator Springer February 21st, 2023

Senate Engagement Package

Senator Mohanty, Senator Bartlett

February 21st, 2023

USG Support of APACC

Senator Eckard, Senator Mohanty

March 21st, 2023
SSB29 Support for HTV/TurboVote Partnership Senator Oceguera March 28th, 2023

USG Support for the University Lecture Committee Kendra Scott Lecture

Senator Michalski

March 28th, 2023

Resolution number Resolution title Sponsor(s) Date

Resolution on Establishing Election Day as a University Holiday

Senator Speer, Senator Ross

September 20th, 2022


Resolution on the subject of Reproductive Healthcare Accessibility

Senator Knox, Senator Williamsen

September 27th, 2022

SSR3 Resolution on the USG IMU Renovation Fee Proposal Senator Springer, Senator Thayer October 4th, 2022
SSR4 Modern Rules Codification Senator Bartlett October 11th, 2022

Supporting Adoption of a Sustainability General Education Requirement

Senator Behning, Senator Qidwai

October 11th, 2022

Resolution in support of age-out protections for the children of long-term visa holders

Senator Kannan, Senator Barron

November 29th, 2022

Support of Iowa City Climate and Sustainability Action

Senator Behning

February 7th, 2023

Modifying Free Speech Resources to clarify hate speech

Senator Studer, Senator Stringer

February 7th, 2023

USG support for Mental Health Days

Senator Bassuk, Senator Clare, Senator Eldridge, Senator Kannan, Senator Michalski, Senator Oceguera, Senator Wicks

February 28th, 2023

2023-2024 Strategic Plan

Senator Carfrae March 21st, 2023

University of Iowa Support for the REACH Act

Senator Radz, Senator Siraj, Senator Stringer, Senator Studer, Senator Wicks

March 21st, 2023

USG Support of Reallocating Iowa City Funds to Community Based Organizations and Projects

Senator Ogbonna, Senator Fairman, Senator Siraj


Joint Resolution number Joint Resolution title Sponsor(s) Date

Confirmation of the Nominees for the Presidential Charter Committees for 2022-2023

Senator Ogbonna

April 26th, 2021


Joint Resolution on the subject of The Food Pantry at Iowa

GPSG Delegate Nicole States on behalf of USG Director Erin Sullivan, USG Senator Torie Thayer

September 13, 2022


Joint Resolution on Establishing Juneteenth as a University Holiday

GPSG Delegate Lily Kraft on behalf of GPSG Director Sarah-Rose Ballard and USG Senators Amisha Mohanty and Ijeoma Ogbonna

September 13, 2022

JR4 Joint Resolution to Support Graduate Student Employees Senator Bassuk January 31st, 2023

Joint Resolution for the University of Iowa Staff and Faculty Participating in Kognito Training

Senator Eckard, Senator Mungara

March 21st, 2023