ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, March 03, 2016

 ·         Called to Order by Phan at 5:10

·         Attendance

o    Councilmember Kekejian arrives late at 5:12, Councilmember Raza arrives late at 5:13, Councilmember Chavez arrives late at 5:20, Councilmember Ono arrives late at 5:25, Councilmember Hong arrives late at 5:27, Councilmember Tompkins arrives late at 5:40, Councilmember Fan arrives late at 5:46,

o    Councilmember Khandadash leaves early at 5:47, Councilmember Aldoghmi leaves early at 5:59, Councilmember Tompkins leaves early at 6:19, Councilmember Vuligonda leaves early at 6:43, Councilmember Miller leaves early at 6:43, Councilmember Olvera leaves early at 6:43, Councilmember Kekejian leaves early at 6:43

·         Approval of Minutes

o    Motion: Carlson/ Second: Mayer

·         Approval of Agenda

o    Carlson: I move to amend the agenda fixing spelling error “R51-52” to “R51-62” Second: Vergara

o    Motion: Reynolds/ Second: Carlson

·         Executive Officer Reports

o    President: We have had several events including Artlab, and will have 2 more events next quarter. And student health services will be focusing on new projects. I met with our service workers labor union APSTE, next quarter we will be trying to get all the union leaders together and have an even for students. We have been made aware the there are movements find outside leadership for the Hill. We would like to say that we have not given it our support and are looking more into it. We are concerned about student workers, licensing, among other things.

o    EVP: We are still accepting applications for student lobby conference so if you are interested please apply it is an incredibly rewarding experience. We hosted a critical dialogue workshop.

·         Special Committee Reports

o    International Committee: No report.

o    Parking Committee: No report.

o    First Generation and Non-Traditional Student Committee: No report.

o    Transfer Student Committee: No report.

·         Old Business

    • R51-61: MyUCI Fee Initiative 5:27 [Needs 18 votes to pass]
      • Carlson: I move to pull R51-61 to floor Second: Reynolds
      • Phan: I pass my chair to Khosravi for this vote
      • Vote on R51-61 Passes 19-0-1 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Mayer, Ono, Khandadash, Aldoghmi, Novshadyan, Kekejian, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Vuligonda, Cheng, Chavez, Bender, Raza, Reynolds, Miller Abstain: Phan
    • R51-63: Student Center Fee Initiative 5:30 [Needs 18 votes to pass]
      • Carlson: I move to pull R51-63 to the floor Second: Hong
      • Phan: I pass my chair to Khosravi for this vote
      • Vote on R51-63 Fails 17-2-1 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Mayer, Ono, Khandadash, Aldoghmi, Novshadyan, Kekejian, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Cheng, Chavez, Bender, Raza, Reynolds Nay: Phan, Vuligonda Abstain: Miller

·         New Business

    • R51-60: Resolution on UCI Lunar New Year Celebration 5:32
      • Hong: I move to pull R51-60 to the floor Second: Carlson
      • Vote on R51-60 Passes 18-0-0 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Mayer, Ono, Khandadash, Aldoghmi, Novshadyan, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Vuligonda, Cheng, Chavez, Bender, Raza, Reynolds, Miller No Vote: Phan
    • R51-62: Resolution on the Creation of ASUCI Archiving Infrastructure 5:35
      • Carlson: I move to pull R51-62 to the floor Second: Cheng
      • Vote on R51-62 Passes 19-0-1 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Mayer, Ono, Khandadash, Aldoghmi, Novshadyan, Tompkins, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Vuligonda, Cheng, Chavez, Bender, Raza, Reynolds, Miller No Vote: Phan
    • R51-64: ASUCI Constitutional Amendments Proposal 5:45 [Needs 18 votes to pass]
      • Baranwal: I move to pull R51-64 to the floor Second: Khosravi
      • Vote on R51-64 Passes 19-0-1 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Mayer, Ono, Fan, Aldoghmi, Novshadyan, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Vuligonda, Cheng, Chavez, Tompkins, Bender, Raza, Reynolds, Miller No Vote: Phan
    • R51-65: Anteater Media Collective Referendum 5:59 [Needs 18 votes to pass]

§  Khosravi: I move to pull R51-65 to the floor Second: Fan

§  Hong: I move to amend the legislation adding official UCI Compulsory Campus Based Fees wording Second: Vergara

§  Khosravi: I move to extend time by 18 minutes Second: Mayer 6:16

§  Olvera: I move to extend time by 8 minutes Second: Vergara 6:34

§  Objection by Fan

§  Vote by acclimation on motion to extend time fails

§  Olvera: I move to extend time by 4 minutes Second: Vergara 6:35

      • Phan: I pass my chair to Khosravi for this vote

§  Vote on R51-65 Fails 16-2-1 Yea: Carlson, Chavarin, Fan, Ono, Novshadyan, Kekejian, Baranwal, Hong, Olvera, Vergara, Vuligonda, Cheng, Chavez, Bender, Raza, Reynolds Nay: Mayer, Miller Abstain: Phan

o    Deputy Speaker Elections 6:43

§  [This discussion for this item is closed]

§  Amy Fan is elected Deputy Speaker

·         Next Meeting: March 8, 2016

·         Hong: Motion Adjourn Meeting at 7:10

o    Second: Carlson