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The materials below consist of regulations of the State University of New York Board of Trustees. However, it is not the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York. Readers are advised to refer to the Official Compilation ( 8 NYCRR Part et seq )in case of questions.

PART 312

STUDENT MEMBERS OF COLLEGE COUNCILS

Sec.

312.1

General Provisions

312.2

Guidelines

§ 312.1 General procedures.

The following guidelines shall govern the rules and regulations to be promulgated regarding the election of the student members of councils:

(a) The representative campus student association, hereinafter referred to as the "association," shall mean the campus duly recognized representative student governance organization. Where more than one representative student governance organization has been recognized at any campus, representatives of each shall advise, consult and share responsibility for the preparation and promulgation of rules and regulations in such manner as may be mutually agreed upon.

(b) The association, or such organization as may be mutually agreed upon pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section in the case of multiple student governance organization, prior to October 1, 1975, or as soon thereafter as may be practicable, shall conduct an election and certify a successful candidate to the chairman of the college council. Such member-elect shall hold office from October 1, 1975. In each succeeding year, the election shall be conducted prior to July 1st and each elected member shall serve for one calendar year.

§312.2 Guidelines.

The rules and regulations to be promulgated by the association, or in such manner as may be mutually agreed upon pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section above in the case of multiple student governance organizations, shall fix and define the following:

(a) the time and place of such election;

(b) the eligibility of electors, except that eligibility shall not be limited to undergraduate students or full-time students only;

(c) the manner of qualifying as a candidate for election;

(d) the form and content of notification to the electors of the time and place of the election and the duties of the office;

(e) the form of ballots, the location of polling places, the time such polls shall be open, the manner of casting ballots, the procedure for tallying and reporting the completed vote;

(f) the manner in which election irregularities, if any, may be expeditiously resolved;

(g) the manner in which an elected student member may be removed.