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Davis, California

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Senate Briefs

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.


Public Announcements

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.


Other Business

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 campus@theaggie.org XXX


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