Branches / Legislative / Committees
These are the committees that make up the Senate. This is where a majority of your work will be accomplished. Each committee has a very specific purpose and handles its own specific business.
Each committee of the Senate is made up of at least ten (10) Senators who are either appointed or elected as well as the President Pro Tempore or his/her designee.
The FAO Committee is responsible for overseeing the Senate Working Fund and the Office Supplies Account. It allocates money from these accounts to registered student organizations. FAO hears all allocations and bills for Events/Performances/etc. on campus. The FAO Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays @ 4:00pm (Please do not arrive earlier than 30 minutes before the meeting time.)
The CRT Committee is the sister fiscal committee to the FAO Committee. CRT is responsible for overseeing the Registration and Travel Account. CRT approves allocations and bills for travel, registration, and conference expenses for individual UCF students and registered student organizations. The CRT Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.
Meeting Time: Mondays @ 4:30pm (Please do not arrive earlier than 30 minutes before the meeting time.)
The ORC reviews and investigates the use of all funds allocated through the Activity and Service Fee to ensure that they are being used properly. ORC handles all Post Event and Post Travel Forms and approves promotional material. The ORC Committee also reviews and makes changes to the Finance Code (Title VIII). The ORC Committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via Senator request.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays @ 3:30pm
The CRC would be responsible for ensuring Senators are engaging with their college, and maintianing open communication with students, contacting their assigned RSOs, advocating for Senators to participate in SGA funded events, create and facilitate student outreach events, and create legislation to recognize events that have impacted our campus.
Meeting Time: Tuesdays @ 3:00pm
The LJR Committee reviews legislation and recommends changes concerning the Student Government Constitution, Student Body Statutes, and Senate Rules. The LJR Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.
Meeting Time: Thursdays @ 3:30pm
The E&A Committee interviews and passes favorably or unfavorably appointments made by the Student Body President. The E&A Committee is also responsible for reviewing and making changes to the Elections Statutes (Title VI). The E&A Committee is appointed by the Speaker of the Senate, via Senator request.
Meeting Time: Wednesdays @ 1:30pm
Meeting Time: Thursdays @ 4:30pm
The SLC Ad-Hoc Committee oversees the Senate Leadership Council and discusses ways to empower the SLC students with the knowledge necessary to make a successful transition from a student to a Student Senator. The SLC Ad-Hoc Committee is elected by a majority vote of the Senate.
Meeting Time: Not Meeting Over Summer