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Sunday, July 21, 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 6:14 p.m.


Ivan Carrillo, ASUCD president, arrived at 6:30 p.m., left at 7:58 p.m.

Molly Fluet, ASUCD vice-president, present, did not return from break scheduled to end at 7:25 p.m.

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, did not return from break scheduled to end at 7:25 p.m.

Joe Chatham, ASUCD senator, present

Tracey Zeng, ASUCD senator, present



Catherine Buscaglia, UCD project manager for the ASUCD Coffee House, and Sharon Coulson, COHO director, made a presentation forthe renovation of the COHO expected to start construction in June 2009.


Appointments and confirmations

Lula Ahmed-Falol was appointed temporary senator pro tempore.


Public announcements

Jay Lytton, junior neurology, physiology and behavior major and president of the Autism Awareness Association, announced a movie screening of “Autism: the Musical” on Apr. 30 in 194 Chemistry at 8 p.m.


Rob Roy announced Ben & Jerry’sfree cone Tuesday from 12 to 8 p.m.


Amina Foda announced the International Night Culture Show on Apr. 28 at 7 p.m. in Freeborn and Egypt Day at the International House.


Consideration of Old Legislation


Senate Bill 45, authored by Russell Manning, co-authored by Oscar Nateras, introduced by Schwartz, to allocate $500 from Senate Reserves to the Educational Outreach Conference, passed unanimously.


Senate Bill 44, authored and introduced by Schwartz, coauthored by Hillard Chiu, to allocate $350 from Senate reserves to the Asian American Association Film Festival, passed unanimously.


Senate Bill 46 authored and introduced by Bianchi, coauthored by Sharon Coulson and Carlos Palacio, to allocate $1,888.18 from Capital Reserves to the Aggie Student Store for security cameras, passed 10-1-1.


Public discussion

Max Mikalonis read the names of lost soldiers in Iraq from the past two weeks and asked for a moment of silence.


Meeting adjourned at 10:10 p.m.


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


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