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Resolution Ballot Initiative Smoking Policy

Resolution for Ballot Initiative Regarding

The HSU Campus Smoking Policy

Adopted 4/7/03

WHEREAS:        The general student election is forthcoming on the 22nd,

                    23rd, and 24th of April, 2003; and,

WHEREAS:        The Associated Students of Humboldt State University

                    believe students have a right to a democratic process

                    which allows us to make decisions about issues that

                    govern our lives,

WHEREAS:        The CSU Board of Trustees have issued a decree giving

                      each campus president the ability to revise the campus

                      smoking policy; and,

WHEREAS:        In accordance with the A.S. Resolution Regarding the

                    Smoking Policy (adopted October 7th), the Associated

                    Students of Humboldt State University has

                    collaborated with the Alcohol and Other Drug

                    Prevention Committee, and conducted two A.S.

                    Symposiums on the campus smoking policy to gather

                    insight and perspective on possible alternatives to the

                    current smoking policy; and therefore be it

RESOLVED:        That the following question be placed on the Student

                    General Election Ballot for the election taking place on

                    the 22d, 23rd, and 24th of April, 2003:

                      1) Which HSU Smoking Policy option do you most

                        support?

·    Designated smoking areas

(no transitory smoking)

·    Ban smoking on campus

                      and furthermore, be it

RESOLVED:        The Associated Students of Humboldt State University,

                      ask that the issue of enforcing the smoking policy be

                      brought before the Associated Students Council, the

                      Academic Senate, and the Alcohol and Other Drug

                      Abuse Prevention Committee, in collaboration with

                      the University Police Department; and furthermore,

                      be it

RESOLVED:        That the Associated Students of Humboldt State

                      University recommend that the HSU Department of

                      Housing formulate their own policy with guided

                      consultation of Residence Halls Association, be it

RESOLVED:        That copies of the results of this ballot question will be

                      sent to, but not limited to, President Rollin Richmond,

                      the Academic Provost, Dr. Steven Butler,

                      Vice-President of Student Affairs, the Academic

                      Senate, the California State Student Association,

                      the Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Prevention

                      Committee, the Student Health Center, the

                      Lumberjack and the local media.

Authored by:  Gretchen Kinney & Manolo Platin

Original signatures on file with the Associated Students’ Office.