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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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. 23 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.

Meeting was called to order at 6:10 p.m.

Joe Chatham, ASUCD president, absent

Chris Dietrich, ASUCD vice president, present

Joemar Clemente, ASUCD senator, present

Danny Garrett, ASUCD senator, present

Justin Gold, ASUCD senator, present

Erin Lebe, ASUCD senator, present

Kevin Massoudi, ASUCD senator, present

Justin Patrizio, ASUCD senator, present

Laura Pulido, ASUCD senator, present

Shawdee Rouhafza, ASUCD senator, present

Trevor Taylor, ASUCD senator, present

Mo Torres, ASUCD senator, present

Previn Witana, ASUCD senator, present

Jack Zwald, ASUCD president pro-tempore, present

Court Announcements

Chief Justice Missy Whitney announced that ASUCD Court Case No. 46 concerning the validity of the recent ASUCD election has been unanimously dismissed. The decision was made at a pre-hearing.

Consideration of Old Legislation

Senate Bill 42, authored and introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission, to clarify language and revise textual errors in Chapter Two of the ASUCD bylaws, passed unanimously.

Senate Bill 43, authored by the Internal Affairs Commission, co-authored by Chen, Zeigier and Webb and introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission, to address the process by which the Recorder of a Commission is to be selected, passed unanimously with some amendments.

Senate Bill 44, authored and introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission, to remove references to the University of California Student Association from Chapter 13 of the ASUCD bylaws, passed unanimously.

Public Discussion

Dietrich said Russell products, which produces ASUCDs T-shirts and gear, will not sign an agreement preventing them from using sweatshop labor. All of their products will be sold in a liquidation sale at the MU.

Elected Officers Report

Lebe announced fundraisers for Safeboats on Apr. 29 at Yogurt Shack and May 12 at Habit Burger.

Meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m.

RITA SIMERLY compiles the Senate Briefs. She can be reached at campus@theaggie.org.


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