ASUCI Senate Minutes
Thursday, February 15, 2018

 

ASUCI Senate Minutes

Date 02/15/18


  • Called to Order by Nasir at 5:08pm

  • Attendance

    • Person came in late at

      • Homam 5:21pm

    • Person left early at

      • Noor 5:57pm

  • Approval of Minutes

    • Motion: Wan

    • Second: Hong

  • Approval of Agenda

    • Motion: Noor

    • Second: Santiago

  • Public Comment

    • Follow up with last week

      • working on new resolution now

      • CALPIRG as a group and student body as a whole

      • All of this was able to happen through our pledge drive

      • Go up to sacramento and talk to people there

      • stay on campus and attain vast majority of students voice

        • on the ability to gain thousands of students to come and pledge

      • doing another part in spring and there is a lot to build our organization

    • ASUCI Town Hall going on rn Isaac is out there right now and if there is anyone who is out there that would like to ask a question they can comment on the livestream.

  • Executive Officer Reports

    • NONE all are at the townhall

  • Special Committee Reports

    • Basic Needs Security

      • Lot 5 environment public safety so they have to pass certain

    • DREAMers

      • met with head of dreamers center he has gotten a lot of outreach request

      • his goal is to help dreamers and hispanic s population and he is getting too many scattered requests so he wants

        • there has become a point person and that way oscar doesn't have to feel everything himself and things are more organized

      • publicity to help them apply for federal financial aid

    • Disability Services

      • NONE

    • Labor

      • one of our senators is work on EVP about situation of david cole trying yo see if statement from senate would help and get a formal statement and get charges he is facing get dropped soon

  • Old Business

    • NONE

  • New Business

    • R53-74

      • Discussion

        • Motion to commit this to rules committee

          • Motion: Wan

          • Second: Lim

      • PASSES 6-0-0

    • R53-75

      • Discussion

        • Hong: J-board finds the line a little too broad and so we struck that part out (first two examples out). Senators who do not want to be on a slate but who want to be a part of the slate and what they are working on.

        • Wan: If you have any examples that you know of please let us know.

        • Boparai: A way for election commission to be hold accountable?

          • Hong: yes exactly.

        • Hong: We are trying to do that and try to iron it out

        • Wan: This would be applicable for the next upcoming elections

      • Motion to commit this to rules

        • Motion: Ton

        • Second: Wan

      • PASSES 6-0-0


  • Council Intern Program Report

    • The interns have picked their special committees. I talked to Isaac about intern request forms he is working on those and getting those done.

  • Committee Breakouts (20 minutes)

    • Motion to extend time by 5 minutes

      • Motion: Gurneel

      • Second: Julie

  • Committees

    • Rules

      • R53-67

        • Passed pharmsci legislation 6-0-0

    • Finance

      • B53-08

        • waiting to hear back from froe we approve that bill

        • Have a question about the people that came on 3%

        • 3% stake buyout already set?

          • it was an option but not something in the works. He agreed but it doesn't cover certain items.

        • Any contact information?

          • Email Brice and he can forward it to them

          • We can just rewatch that part of the livestream

    • Public Information

      • I just set out email about senate social

      • Also start prepping latino resource senator position and also gonna prep constituent appreciation day

    • Advocacy

      • Going to add steven to basic needs

  • Immediate Business

    • Motion to suspend bylaws

      • Motion: Wan

      • Second: Hong

    • Wan: If want out legislation to be in place before upcoming elections then we have to pass it so suspend bylaws so we can add it.

    • Motion to add R53-75 to item 10A to the agenda

      • Motion: Boparai

      • Second: Hong

    • Motion to call the question by roll call

      • Motion: Ton

      • Second: Wan

  • School Breakouts

  • Final Business

    • NONE

  • Announcements

    • interviews were delayed because of townhall

    • interviews are on tuesday all of them

  • Next Meeting: <02/20/18>

  • Motion Adjourn Meeting at <6:18pm>

    • Motion: Hong

    • Second: Ton