The body's president and 15 representatives signed onto a letter to UMD officials.
Some TAs say they've seen a spike in attendance at their office hours.
The GSG also passed a resolution calling for better allocation of graduate student fees.
Laffin will be assuming the office of current GSG President Annie Rappeport.
Members voted to add a Local and Civic Engagement Committee, among other changes.
The legislation would have allowed graduate student workers to unionize legally.
Under the revised constitution, the body would have two vice presidents instead of its current eight.
Here's what they can do to accommodate students.
Each card will hold enough money for 10 swipes.
Fewer than 20 graduate students applied to run for a position.