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Friday, December 3, 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. 30 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.

 

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

 

Joe Chatham, ASUCD president, present

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

 

Appointments and Confirmations

 

Maryam Taeb was confirmed director for the Office of University Affairs.

 

Unit Director Reports

 

Coffee House Director Sharon Coulson announced the upcoming renovations to the coffeehouse, which are scheduled to begin at the end of July 2009. Temporary kitchens will be set up in the east wing of the Memorial Union.

 

Public Announcements

 

The Sustainability Summit will be held June 1 at Putah Creek Lodge, in which a series of speakers will talk about sustainability on the UC Davis campus. The summit will also showcase what students have been doing to work for increased local sustainability.

Court Announcements

 

Chief Justice Missy Whitney announced that in light of Court Case #45, the ASUCD court will deal with its own issues concerning written documents within the organization; focusing on reviewing their own judicial codes to clarify and correct discrepancies.

 

Consideration of old legislation

 

Senate Bill 46, authored by the Internal Affairs Commission, co-authored by Chen and introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission, to correct the removal process of Outreach Assembly members, passed unanimously.

 

Senate Bill 47, authored by the Internal Affairs Commission, co-authored by Chen and introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission, to revise the process by which a chairperson of a commission is selected, passed unanimously.

 

Senate Bill 48, authored and introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission, to include commissions and the Outreach Assembly in posting ASUCD minutes, passed unanimously.

 

Senate Bill 49, authored by the Internal Affairs Commission, co-authored by Sergio Cano and introduced by the Internal Affairs Commission, to clarify language and revise textural errors in Chapter Two of the ASUCD Bylaws, passed unanimously.

 

Senate Reports

Gold discussed plans to hire an architect for the Silo Project, which is currently forecasted to commence in fall 2011. Architectural renovation plans for the bookstore are expected to start in spring 2010. This means that both the Coffee House and the bookstore may be under construction at the same time.

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:23 p.m.

 

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

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