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Saturday, February 24, 2024

ASUCD Senate Briefs

ASUCD Senate meetings are scheduled to begin Thursdays at 6:10 p.m. Times listed are according to the clock at the Nov. 3, 2011 meeting location, the Memorial Union’s Mee Room. The ASUCD president is not required to attend senate meetings.

Meeting called to order at 6:10 p.m.
Adam Thongsavat, ASUCD president, absent
Bree Rombi, ASUCD vice president, present
Yena Bae, ASUCD senator, present
Miguel Espinoza, ASUCD senator, present
Emmanuel Diaz-Ordaz, ASUCD senator, present
Andre Lee, ASUCD senator, present
Amy Martin, ASUCD senator, present
Mayra Martín, ASUCD senator, present
Tatiana Moana Bush, ASUCD senator, present
Darwin Moosavi, ASUCD senator, present
Matthew Provencher, ASUCD president pro-tempore, present
Brendan Repicky, ASUCD senator, present
Rebecca Sterling, ASUCD senator, present
Ryan Meyerhoff, ASUCD senator, present

Appointments and confirmations
Anne Litak was confirmed as the Director of Whole Earth Festival.

Consideration of old legislation
Senate Bill 18 authored by Lee and co-authored by Alday, Bae, Bush, Cano, Martin, Martín, Meyerhoff, Moosavi, Provencher, Repicky, Rombi, Sterling, Stone and Wren, to institute the Campaign for ASUCD Scholarships. Barnett, Montelongo, Kimball, Lu, Link and Sandstorm were added as co-authors. The bill passed unanimously.

Senate Bill 21 authored by Maemura, co-authored by Au, Juarez-Munoz, and Truong to implement the Long-Range Plan for the ASUCD Refrigerator Services, passed unanimously.

Senate Bill 23 authored by Ozedirne and co-authored by Sterling to amend the Lobby Corps budgets to reallocate $1,624 from the employee pay. The bill was tabled.

Senate Bill 24 authored by Internal Affairs Commission to amend the procedures for Internal Affairs Commission Indictment Hearings, the bill was tabled.

Public discussion
Alexander Wold of the Academic Affairs Committee brought up the issue of Saturday finals. He said that it can be discrimination against Jews for finals to occur on Saturdays, for it is their holy day, and making them rearrange finals around their religion is unfair.

The Closed Session minutes from last week were approved.

Meeting adjourned at approximately 10 p.m.

Open positions within ASUCD can be found at vacancy.ucdavis.edu. CHARLOTTE YOUNG compiles the senate briefs. She can be reached at campus@theaggie.org.


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