Elected officials’ attendance
ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Apr. 3 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.
Meeting started at 6:15 p.m.
Ivan Carrillo, president, not present
Molly Fluet, vice president, present
Andrew Bianchi, senator, present
Sergio Blanco, senator, present
Chirs Dietrich, senator, present
Erica Oropeza, senator, present
Ramneek Saini, senator, present
Rebecca Schwartz, senator, present
Lula Ahmed-Falol, senator, present
Chad Roberts, senator, present
Rebecca Lovell, senator, present
Jesse Rosales, senator, present
Joe Chatham, senator, present
Tracey Zeng, senator, arrived 7:06 p.m.
Appointments and confirmations
Bianchi was appointed senate representative to the Campus Media Board.
ASUCD Controller Paul Harms was reappointed as controller and will fill the position for another full term until April 2009.
Schwartz was appointed senator pro tempore.
Introduction of new legislation
An ASUCD senate bill, authored by Paul Harms, coauthored by Brent Laabs and Matt Shannon, introduced by Ahmed Falol, to change administrative plan process.
An ASUCD senate resolution, authored and introduced by Dietrich, in support of UC Davis Gmail program.
An ASUCD resolution, introduced and authored by Dietrich, coauthored by Chatham and Natalia Farhad Motamed, to adopt a senator to increase bipartisan cooperation and to help newly elected senators transition.
An ASUCD Bill, authored by Fluet, coauthored by Izzo and Schwartz, introduced by Schwartz, to allocate $500 from senate reserves to fund the Academicians and Politicians Ignore World Poor and Oppressed talk.
Dayanita Ramesh, first-year international relations major, campaigned for Lois Wolk.
Max Mikalonis, junior political science major, announced the Davis College Democrats kickoff meeting. DCD won chapter of the year award. He also held a moment of silence for lives lost in Iraq.
Christine Pham, chair of Academic Affairs Commission, announced the presentation of You’re a good man, Charlie Brown.
Oropeza announced the anti-bias training “Lost in Colors” will occur Apr. 12.
Saini announced that CALPIRG’s Battle of the Bands will take place Apr. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the ASUCD Coffee House.
An ASUCD Senate Bill, authored and introduced by Rosales, to allocate $800 from Senate Reserves to the event titled “UC Davis Rail Jam”. Introduced as urgent in order to meet funding deadlines. The bill passed unanimously.
Senate Bill #31, authored by Greg Webb, coauthored by Laabs, introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission, which would allow for public questioning of new officials, was vetoed by former President Salem. The veto stands at a 5-7 vote.
Senate Bill #33, authored by Laabs, coauthored by Matt Blair and Jeremy Ross, introduced by Chatham, to restructure elections codes, passed unanimously.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:43 p.m.
LAUREN STEUSSY compiles the senate briefs and can be reached at email@example.com.