ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the May 22 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.
Meeting began at 6:11 p.m.
Ivan Carrillo, ASUCD president, arrived at 6:14
Molly Fluet, ASUCD vice president, absent
Tracey Zeng, president pro tempore, present
Lula Ahmed-Falol, ASUCD senator, present
Andrew Bianchi, ASUCD senator, present
Sergio Blanco, ASUCD senator, present
Joe Chatham, ASUCD senator, present
Chris Dietrich, ASUCD senator, present
Rebecca Lovell, ASUCD senator, present
Erica Oropeza, ASUCD senator, present
Chad Roberts, ASUCD senator, present
Jesse Rosales, ASUCD senator, present
Ramneek Saini, ASUCD senator, present
Rebecca Schwartz, ASUCD senator, present
Don Gibson, a sophomore biotechnology major and Business and Finance commissioner, said he thinks that the city council is wasting money because city council fliers were not recyclable. The senate proposed looking into more recyclable alternatives.
Steven Lee, sophomore political science and communication double major and student county unit director, expressed concern for the low attendance at the City Council Candidate Forum and Straw Poll.
Appointments and confirmations
Environmental Planning and Policy Commission
Amanpreet Singh, chair
Academic Affairs Commission
Marcus Tang, chair
Business and Finance Commission
Sean Stampfli, chair
Internal Affairs Commission
Amy Hartstein, chair
Consideration of old legislation
Senate Bill 59, authored by Albert Parnell, co-authored by Dominic Waters, introduced by Ahmed-Falol, to allocate $700 from senate reserves to the National Pan-Hellenic Council for “Stomp Fest,” an event that occurred May 18, passed unanimously.
SB 57, authored by Chatham, coauthored by Brian Seaby, introduced by Chatham, to allocate $200 from senate reserves to the California Student Sustainability Coalition, passed unanimously.
SB 56, authored by Dietrich, coauthored by Lee, introduced by Dietrich, to allocate $200 from senate reserves to fund an online student housing guide, passed unanimously.
Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union De Carli room, there will be an informal leadership summit for people to ask questions of student leaders at UC Davis.
Students can vote for city council members this week by the post office in the MU.
Carrillo commended the Academic Affairs commission for their Excellence in education awards.
Lovell has decided to disaffiliate herself from GO.
In a unanimous vote, the senate decided not to censure Rosales for his intoxication at the budget hearing the weekend of May 16.
Meeting adjourned at 10:51 p.m.
LAUREN STEUSSY compiles the senate briefs and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.