ASUCI Senate Minutes
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

 

I. Bureaucratic Procedure

  1. Call to order at 5:06 pm

  2. Attendance

    1. absence

      1. Grecia Cruz (late)

      2. Naaila Mohammed

      3. Maryam Farooqui

      4. Negar Fatahi

  3. Approval of Minutes

    1. motion to approve Matt Tsai/ Adrienne Credo

  4. Approval of Agenda

    1. motion to approve agenda Alex Fung/ Adrienne Credo

II. Public Comment

III. Old Business

IV. New Business

  1. Exec Budget Reports (30 min)

    1. Nicole Hisatomi presents on the budget

      1. telephone budget has been fixed

      2. travel budget will be adjusted because the UC president will reimburse us

    2. Skyla Zhang presents on the academic affairs office budget

      1. for contingency we will be charged for shuttles for disability events

  2. R49-66 Social Sciences Meet the Dean Event (10 min)

    1. motion to pull to the floor Matt Tasi/ Alex Fung

    2. Negin Fatahi reads item R49-66

    3. motion to open discussion for 10 min with 1 min speaking time

      1. Negain Fatahi- social science students wanted to have meet your dean event

        1. Bill Mare wanted to show artifacts and have a small lecture

        2. the money is for food and other material

        3. the room is already booked

      2. Matthew Tsai- I support this

      3. Grecia Cruz- I support this legislation

        1. Negin Fatahi- we will either have pizza or a different option

        2. Grecia Cruz- will we get something back

        3. SKyla Zhang- wil you be getting food from dining and hospitality

          1. we can talk to Jack for discounted food

      4. Motion to close discussion Alex Fung/ Adrienne Credo

      5. motion to call to question alex/ matt

        1. yay- 11

        2. nay-0

        3. abstain-0

        4. legislation passes unanimously

  3. R49-65 Appointment of At-Large Representative (10 min)

    1. motion to close meeting Matt Tsai/ Alex Fung

    2. Motion to pull to the floor Adrienne Credo /Alex Fung

    3. Matt reads legislation

    4. R49-67 Appointment of At-Large Representative (10 min)

    5. Motion to pull to the floor Adrienne Credo /Alex Fung

    6. motion to call to question Matt Tsai /Patrick Chen

      1. yay - 6

      2. nay - 0

      3. abstention - 5

    7. motion to open meeting Matt Tsai/Adrienne Credo

  4. R49-70 Advocating for Tutoring Resources for the School of Humanities Language Program (10 min)

    1. motion to pull to the floor Alex Fung/Matt Tsai

    2. Khaalidah Sidney reads the legislation

    3. motion to open discussion for 15 minutes with 1 minute speaking time Alex Fung/Matt Tsai

      1. Khaalidah Sidney- amendment

        1. second whereas - remove “students in the”

        2. sixth whereas - choice to chosen

        3. seventh whereas - population

      2. Oliver DAbalous- encourages students to take classes in languages

      3. Alex Fung- i support the legislation

      4. Khaalidah Sidney - dean supports it

      5. Grecia Crz - support legislation. what are the next steps to funding?

        1. khaalidah sidney - have some of these departments go into housing and make housing for specific languages

    4. motion to close discussion Alex Fung/Matt Tsai

    5. motion to call to question alex/matt

      1. yay 11

      2. nay 0

      3. abstentions 0

  5. R49-71 In Support of Pi Kappa Phi’s Campaign- Spread the Word to End the Word (15 min)

    1. motion to pull to the floor Alex Fung/Matt Tsai

    2. motion to open discussion for 5 minutes 1 minute speaking time Matt Tsai/Alex Fung

      1. Alex Fung - it’s not about the fraternity, it’s about the cause they’re fighting for

      2. Patrick Chen - support

      3. Lauren Kerner - language is powerful. important piece of legislation to pass

      4. Khaalidah Sidney- will it be ran here at irvine?

        1. Alex Fung - yes, we’ll be tabling here

      5. Patrick Chen - friendly amendment, second whereas add “and is ableist” because it is oppressing those who not able bodied

    3. motion to close discussion Alex Fung /Matt Tsai

    4. motion to call to question Matt Tsai /AlexFung

      1. yay - 11

      2. nay - 0

      3. abstentions - 0

  6. R49-72 LEgislative Council Retreat 03/14/14 (5 min)

    1. motion to pull to the floor Adrienne Credo/Alex Fung

    2. motion to open discussion 5 minutes 1 minute speaking time Matt Tsai /Alex Fung

      1. Alex Fung- lots of legislation

      2. Negin Fatahi - do we have to keep the meeting closed?

        1. no

      3. friendly amendment - strike closed meeting clause in the let it be resolved statement, adrienne accepts

    3. motion to close discussion Matt Tsai /Alex Fung

    4. motion to call to question Matt Tsai /Alex Fung

      1. yay - 11

      2. nay - 0

      3. abstention - 0

  7. motion to have exec budget reports for Dom and Tony Adrienne Credo /Alex Fung

    1. Dominique Doan - athletics championship game

      1. reggaefest to be moved to week 8

      2. soulstice - $290 on flyers

    2. Tony Tizcareno - Anteaters in Action provides community service events

V. Executive Officer Reports (10 min)

  • Langson, Gateway, Hill Lounge, and Starbucks open 24/7

VI. Committees (5 min) Motion to break out into committees for 5 minutes Matt Tsai /Adrienne Credo

  1. All

  2. Public Info

  3. Rules

  4. Advocacy

  5. Finance

VII. School Breakouts (5 min)

VIII. Announcements

IX. Next Meeting

X. Adjournment of Meeting 6:30 pm Adrienne Credo/ Matt Tsai