UAlbany Senate Passes Seven Appropriations Bills

By Julia Ross-McGuire | November 14, 2022


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The University at Albany’s Student Association approved seven bills totalling $22,243.13 and were passed under two different lines; new and unfunded as well as supplemental.


Bills under the new and unfunded line totaled $1,593.89.


The UAlbany Tango Club received $400 for a speaker and compensation for a volunteer.


The American Cancer Society received $400 for merchandise, fundraising equipment, and apparel.


The Student Anime Organization received $397.96 for equipment and subscriptions.


The UAlbany Living History club received $395.93 for fencing equipment.


It is important to note that the maximum amount of funds requested by a new and unfunded club is $400, and all four clubs requested exactly or nearly $400.


Bills under the supplemental line which provides additional funds for already recognized clubs totaled $20,649.24.


This marks eight bills passed under the supplemental line, with the Senate now allotting 50% of the total $100,000 budget to clubs.


The Chinese Student Association received $1,470.80 for their Mid-Autumn Festival, Night Market, and China Night events as well as for apparel.


The Model European Union received $2,657.74 for travel expenses for their upcoming conference.


The UAlbany Mock Trial received $16,520.70 for registration, hotel expenses, a Dippikill trip, food, and apparel.


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