HOUSE IS ORIGIN FOR MOST LEGISLATION
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MEMBERS of the House gather for a meeting. On the front row are Herb Underwood, Bill Hensley,
Amelie Suberbielle, John Perdue and Walt Brochle. The second row includes James Gaston, Ron
Rivenbark, Albert Contreras, Jim S. Gee and Jerry Skinner. On the back row are Ody Jerden,
John Kiser, Reynold Hillegeist, Sonny Moore, Bill Lipscomb and Ben Hood.
Representatives from each recognized
organization on campus compose the student government House of Representatives.
At bi-weekly Monday night meetings,
the House processes bills and motions
brought before them, including all bills for
As the lower group in the student government organization, the House is the
point of origin for most of the legislation
that is brought before student government.
The House also holds sole power of impeachment.
All House officers, excluding the speaker, are chosen from within its members.
This includes speaker pro tern, secretary,
clerk and parliamentarian.
Any recognized campus organization
may have representation in the House. If
the organization's membership exceeds
20, it is entitled to an additional representative.
A REGULAR MEETING of the House of Representatives finds members busy deciding on bills and
motions. A new bill seems to meet with the approval of these representatives. On the front row are
Tommie Holub, Sue Friedman, Brenda Busch, Nancy Coffman and Wanda Kay Barber. The second
row consists of Ted Lafferty, John Paul Jones, Mike Weingart, Marc Grossberg, Helen Sue Reed
and Carolyn Langford. On the back row are John Bankston, Bob Baylor, Jack O. Wesne, Richard
Bowman and Wallace Howard.
OFFICERS Carolyn Langford, clerk; Dan Hrna,
pari.,- Marilyn Holub, sec.; Jim Boyd, speaker
and Carmen Stallings, speaker pro tern.
THEY INTERPRET SG REGULATIONS
A Chief Justice and five other justices compose the student
Supreme Court, in which is vested the judicial power of the
student government of the University of Houston
Duties of the Supreme Court include interpreting and clarifying student government regulations, rendering advisory opinions and making decisions in all cases involving interpretation
of the student statutes.
KNOWLEDGE OF THE LAW is an important requirement for members
of the Supreme Court. Every corner of the law library seems familiar to
Chief Justice Jim Knox, a UH law student.
LOOKING SOLEMN and stern, Supreme Court Justices prepare to render
a decision concerning a student government regulation. Pictured are
Justices Emerson Turner, James Williams, Clay Moore, Chief Justice Jim
Knox, Jack Gregory and Bill Hensley.
CHIEF PROSECUTOR for the student government is attorney general
Barlow Simmons, whose duties include checking on organizational standards.