ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Nov. 19 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room.
Meeting called to order at 6:14 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 president pro-tempore, present
Jack Zwald, ASUCD senator, present
Torres stressed the importance of the student protests at Mrak Hall and recommended that the senate move there to support the students and stand against the UC Regents’ 32 percent fee increase decision.
Sean Stampfli explained his stance on the matter of the fee increase, stating that it was unprecedented and affected all students at the university.
Garrett motioned to move the meeting to Mrak Hall, and the motion carried with no objections.
Meeting reconvened at Mrak Hall at roughly 9 p.m.
Consideration of urgent legislation
An Urgent Senate Resolution authored and introduced by Torres, declaring a vote of no confidence in Mark Yudof and the Regents of the University of California, passed unanimously.
Appointments and Confirmations
The senate swore in Abrham Castillo-Ruiz, Don Ho, Joel Juarez, Andre Lee, Levi Menovske and Bree Rombi as ASUCD senators.
Meeting reconvened at Mee Room at 10:12 p.m.
Consideration of Old Legislation
Senate Resolution 7, authored and introduced by Dietrich, to support the return of interests on security deposits for renters in Davis, passed unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 10:19 p.m.
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