ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, January 23, 2014


I. Bureaucratic Procedure

  1. Call to order at 5:10 pm

  2. Attendance

    1. absence

      1. Khaleedah Sidney

      2. Rame Bashir

      3. Oliver Dabalos- arrived late

  3. Approval of minutes Alex Fung/ David Hollingsworth

  4. Approval of agenda Alex Fung/ David Hollingsworth

II. Public Comment

III. Old Business

IV. New Business

  1. R49-53 Formation of Undocumented Persons Advocacy Sub-Committee (10 min)

    1. motion to pull to the floor David Hollingsworth/ Alex Fung

    2. motion for five minute discussion with one min speaking time Tony Tizcareno/ David Hollingsworth

    3. David Hollingsworth- we had passed legislation last quarter, but did not mention the member of the committee, so it had to be added

    4. motion to end discussion and call to question Tony Tizcareno/ Alex Fung

      1. yay- 9

      2. nay-0

      3. abstention-1

  2. B49-13 Legislative Council Boothing and Publicity Event (10 min)

    1. motion to pull to the floor Lauren Hineman/ Adrenne Credo

    2. Matthew Tsai read item B49-13

    3. motion to open discussion for 10 min with 2 min speaking time

      1. Lauren Hineman (question)- how are we spending $420 on snacks and food

        1. Matt Tsai- we could have every school offer a different kind of snack for their time slot

      2. David Hollingsworth- is this going to be on a Friday?

        1. Matt Tsai- we could taylor this based on everyone’s availability

      3. Skyla Zhang- it could be spread out to a whole week for more exposure

      4. Tony Tizcareno- we should book our prospective slots early

      5. Oliver Dabalos- a week would be better to give hours to our members

      6. Maryam Farooqui- thinks this is a good idea with a few amendments

      7. Lauren Hineman- likes this idea, but perhaps more cost effective

      8. Alex Fung- what kind of snacks or drinks do you think we should give out

        1. Matt Tsai- up for opinions, not a set list

    4. Motion to table until week 6 to finance Matt Tsai/ Alex Fung

  3. Legislation Writing Time (30 min)

    1. motion to breakout for legislative writing time for 30 min Matt Tsai/ Alex Fung

V. Executive Officer Reports (10 min)

  1. Tony Tizcareno- facebooked everyone about the ropes course retreat February 1st

    1. homecoming is Saturday and should be fun

    2. Artlab will be happening and the theme is priviledge

  2. Skyla Zhang- thirty people in attendance at zombie event.

    1. engineering cooking class went well

    2. debate will be happening for Obamacare

    3. thinking about launching honor code

  3. Melissa Gamble

    1. we got new shirts

    2. national has board meeting in Arizona tomorrow

    3. statewide- DTF event, Down to Fund

      1. was done two years ago, and everyone is welcome to come

VI. Committees

  • motion to have committee breakouts for 10 min Oliver Dabalos/ Alex Fung

  1. All

  2. Public Info

  3. Rules

  4. Advocacy

  5. Finance

VII. School Breakouts (30 min)

  • motion to have school breakouts for 10 min Matt Tsai/ Naaila Mohammed

VIII. Announcements

IX. Next Meeting

X. Adjournment of Meeting