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WSUSA Legislative Branch records

Identifier: 15-02---001

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of minutes, bills, resolutions, committee information, reports, projects, and correspondence of the WSUSA Senate.


  • Creation: 1962-2005
  • Other: Date acquired: 1987


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical or Historical Information

The Legislative Branch of the Weber State University Student Association was created in the 1962-1963 school year when the institution transitioned to a four year institution. The Legislative Vice President is the chair of the Senate, but has no vote unless the Senate is equally divided. The Senate consists of a representative for the different colleges, campuses, and student groups. As of the 2011-2012 school year there are 20 senators. A member of the Senate can serve for up to two school years. Senators are chairs of Area Councils of their constituency, serve as members of other committees, as well as pass legislation.


24.95 Linear Feet (19 document cases, 9 framed portraits, 1 plaque)

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Arranged into six series; Series 1, Academic Assembly, Legislative Council, Student Senate minutes, 1962-2005; Series 2, Student Senate bills and resolutions, 1964-2002; Series 3, Charters, guidelines, general binders, 1974-2000; Series 4, Manuals, 1994-2004; Series 5, Senate Budget Hearings, 1963-1997; Series 6, Committee papers, Senate projects, and general files, 1964-2004.

Physical Access Requirements

There are no physical access restrictions.

Technical Access Requirements

There are no technical access restrictions.

Custodial History

Material was acquired from the Weber State University Student Association (1987-008, 1989-003, 1993-004, 1996-018, 1996-019, 1998-033, 1999-017, 1999-030, 2003-023, 2005-012, 2005-027, 2006-019, 2006-020, 2006-039).

Source of Acquisition

Received from the Weber State University Student Association, 1987-2006.

Accruals and Additions

Accruals are expected.

Publication Rights

Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes, please credit the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University. Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.

Kandice Newren, 2012
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Repository Details

Part of the Weber State University Archives Repository

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Ogden UT 84408