I. Authority of Powers
A. The UCCS Green Action Fund Committee is a standing committee that derives its authority from the student body which mandates its existence.
A. The UCCS Green Action Fund Committee exists to distribute monies from the Solar Fee to approved Sustainability projects.
B. Appointments and Terms of Office
C. Executive Roles
D. Meetings and Agendas
E. Removal of Members
IV. Fiscal Guidelines
A. The UCCS Green Action Fund Committee works as a liaison between all member organizations and the Student Government Association to ensure responsible use of student funds from the Solar Fee.
A. The UCCS Green Action Fund Committee shall review the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee student fee-sourced budget at a minimum of once per semester.
B. The meeting schedule shall be determined by a majority vote of the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee at the first meeting of the year. The Chair shall propose a meeting schedule for the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee to vote on.
A. Quorum shall consist of fifty-one percent (51%) of active membership except in the case of proposal review where a quorum of two-thirds the voting membership is required.
B. Current UCCS fee-paying students must always comprise a majority of the total number of votes
C. UCCS Green Action Fund Committee members may be represented by a proxy if the Chair has been notified of such prior to the meeting at which a vote will occur.
D. Members of the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee or their designated representative must be present at the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee meeting in order to cast a vote. Votes may not be cast in absentia.
E. A proxy can be any current member of UCCS' staff, faculty, administration or student body. If the Chair is notified in writing prior to the use of a proxy, such designation does not count as an unexcused absence.
VII. External Governing Documentation
A. The policies and guidelines in the most recent edition of Robert's Rules of Order (Newly Revised, 10th Edition, by Henry Robert and William Evans) shall govern the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with these Bylaws and other pertinent governing documents.
A. These Bylaws may be amended by the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee with a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the total membership.
B. The UCCS Green Action Fund Committee and all member organizations shall adhere to all University of Colorado, state and federal guidelines, laws and policies.
A. These Bylaws shall become effective upon ratification by approval of a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the total membership of the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee. This document supersedes all other documents regarding the UCCS Green Action Fund Committee and member organizations excepting University of Colorado policies, procedures and guidelines and the SPJ Code of Ethics.