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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

ASUCD Senate Briefs

ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Apr. 10 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.


Meeting started at 6:15 p.m.


Ivan Carrillo, ASUCD president, absent

Molly Fluet, ASUCD vice-president, present

Rebecca Schwartz, ASUCD senator pro tempore, present

Andrew Bianchi, ASUCD senator, present

Sergio Blanco, ASUCD senator, present

Chris Dietrich, ASUCD senator, present

Erica Oropeza, ASUCD senator, present

Ramneek Saini, ASUCD senator, present

Lula Ahmed-Falol, ASUCD senator, present

Chad Roberts, ASUCD senator, absent

Rebecca Lovell, ASUCD senator, present

Jesse Rosales, ASUCD senator, present

Joe Chatham, ASUCD senator, present

Tracey Zeng,ASUCD senator, present


Appointments and confirmations

Environmental Policy and Planning Commission

Tracy Chang, member

Will Klein, member



Devon Lee, chair of the committee for the Davis Police Department, announced a Strategic Planning meeting for Apr. 21 in Wickson Hall from 3 to 5p.m.


Theresa Montemayor, assistant director of student affairs from Campus Unions, announced a new drop-in express service at the Memorial Union.


Old legislation

Senate Resolution 11, authored and introduced by Dietrich, in support of the UC Davis Gmail program passed unanimously.


Senate bill 34, authored and introduced by Schwartz and coauthored by Brent Laabs, to amend the jobs of ASUCD Outreach Assembly members, passed unanimously.


SB 43, authored by Christine Pham, coauthored by Dietrich and Paredes, introduced by Dietrich, to allocate $519.54 from Capital Reserves for directional signs and miscellaneous items for Picnic Day, passed unanimously.


SB 38, authored by Laabs, coauthored by Mark Champagne, introduced by Bianchi, to revise history of the opening day of theASUCD Coffee House, passed unanimously.


SB 39, authored by Paul Harms, coauthored by Laabs and Matt Shannon, introduced by Saini, to change the Administrative Plan process, passed unanimously.


SB 41, authored by Fluet, coauthored by Izzo, introduced by Schwartz, to allocate $150 from Senate Reserves to fund the Academicians and Politicians Ignore Worlds Poor and Oppressed talk, passed unanimously.


SB 42, authored by Peterson, introduced by Zeng, to allocate $100 from Senate to fund 100 Icees from the Aggie student store for ASUCD resource faire, was tabled.


Public announcements

Rosales announced the Rail Jam event at Aggie Stadium for Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.


Pham of the Student Activities commission announced activities for the Picnic Day preview week and the last lecture series by Professor Wendy Ho on Apr. 16.


Fluet announced a talk by Professor Aquiline Tarimo on the Future of the International Human Rights Debate on Apr. 16.


Other business

Max Mikalonis, announced a Davis College Democrats and Davis College Republicans debate and asked for a moment of silence for the lost lives in Iraq.


Meeting adjourned at 9:09 p.m.


ANGELA RUGGIERO compiles the senate briefs and can be reached at campus@californiaaggie.com.


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