ASG does not vote on legislation to support DOJ lawsuit

The UNC system Association of Student Governments met Saturday at UNC-Chapel Hill where legislation that would support the Department of Justice in suing the state of North Carolina did not come to a vote, due to a failure to suspend rules.

Appalachian State University Student Government Association President Dylan Russell, along with the student body presidents of UNC-CH and North Carolina State University, proposed the legislation.

A two-thirds vote is required in order to suspend the rules that would require the legislation to be read at two separate meetings before being voted on. However, when ASG voted, the outcome was an 18-14 vote against the suspension of the rules.

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