Ivan Carrillo, ASUCD President, not present
Molly Fluet, ASUCD Vice president, present
Andrew Bianchi, ASUCD Senator, present
Sergio Blanco, ASUCD Senator, present
Chris Dietrich, ASUCD Senator, present
Danny Garrett, ASUCD Senator, present
Erin Lebe, ASUCD Senator, present
Erica Oropeza, ASUCD Senator, not present
Justin Patrizio, ASUCD Senator, arrived at 6:23
Laura Pulido, ASUCD Senator, present
Ramneek Saini, ASUCD Senator, arrived at 6:43
Rebecca Schwartz, ASUCD President Pro-tempore, present
Mo Torres, ASUCD Senator, present
Jack Zwald, ASUCD Senator, present
Meeting called to order at 6:10 p.m.
Appointments and Confirmations
Thongxy Phansopha, a junior Spanish major, was appointed unit director of the Entertainment Council.
Jaciel Pacheco, a sophomore Chicana/o and communication major, was appointed commissioner of Academic Affairs Commission.
Hyatt Cummings, a senior economics major, was appointed chair of the External Affairs Commission.
Bree Rombi, a first year communication major, of the Outreach Assembly announced that their meetings will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the Decarly room of the Memorial Union, and that senators should attend more of them.
ASUCD Court Announcements
Missy Whitney of the ASUCD court announced that there would be a public hearing, Zwald vs. Hartstein, regarding the fairness of the ballot measure TGIF.
The Court has also made an amendment to the judicial codes on section 703, which will request deliberation to include ex-officio senate members in Court cases.
Consideration of Old Legislation
Senate Resolution 16, authored by Joemar Clemente and coauthored and introduced by Schwartz, would urge the UC Davis administration to implement the Academic Senate Library Task Force’s advice and recommendations, passed unanimously.
Senate Bill 22, authored by Schwartz, co-authored by Sean Stampfli and Matt Shannon and introduced Schwartz, to avoid overlapping funding, or “double dipping” in outside ASUCD organizations, was not passed, but referred to commissions.
Senate Bill 23, authored and introduced by Schwartz and coauthored by Lula Ahmed-Falol, would require the chair of the ASUCD Business and Finance Commission to attend ASUCD budget hearings, passed unanimously.
Senate Bill 24, authored and introduced by the External Affairs Commission, would establish the Special Committee on Inter-Jurisdictional Collaboration between the Davis City council and the ASUCD Senate, passed unanimously.
The ASUCD Conference Room was officially renamed the Angelina Malfitano conference room, in remembrance of former UC Davis student, Angelina Malfitano.
Meeting Adjourned at 9:55 p.m.
LAUREN STEUSSY compiled this senate brief and can be reached at email@example.com XXX