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Senate Meeting Minutes: March 8, 2010


Florida International University • Student Government Association • Modesto A. Maidique Campus

MEETING MINUTES

March 8, 2010

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 4:06pm

II. Roll Call

a. Adam Johnson (Tardy)

b. Alejandro Garcia

c. Alex Alonso (Excused)

d. Alex Lastra (Excused Tardy)

e. Altanese Phenelus (Tardy)

f. Angela Parra

g. Angeline Gonzalez

h. Christina Mellon

i. Cristina Loreto

j. Daniel Ybanez- (Excused)

k. Daniela Gonzalez

l. Dillon Arango

m. Edward Proenza

n. Erica Lovett

o. Ernesto Rubi

p. Haidar Hachem

q. Hector Mujica

r. Helena Ramirez

s. Janice Rubio

t. Katrina Fumagali

u. Loren Fraute

v. Maribel Chaluja (Excused Tardy)

w. Muhammad Saleem

x. Sandra Perez

y. Taylor Prochnow (Excused Tardy)

z. Vignesh Doraiswamy (Excused Tardy)

aa. William Jose Velez

bb. Robert Yengibaryan

cc. Mykaelle Figueiredo

dd. Luis Robayo

III. Approval of Minutes

Move to approve March 1 meeting minutes [Hachem] (Passes)

IV. Senate Speaker Report

a. Surveys & binders

b. FIU Takeover the Miami Heat game on Sunday

V. Senator Pro-Tempore Report

a. No Report

VI. Comptroller Report

a. First hearing for the Health fee; one in BBC and one in MMC

b. Has the budget allocations

VII. Chief Justice Report

a. Couple of grievances filed

b. Constitutional changes

VIII. Executive Report

a. FIU Pride Day on March 10

b. Scholarship reception on Thursday; 20 spots open for students

Motion to move into Old Business [Velez] (Passes)

IX. Old Business

a. In Support of the Continuation of Contract for the Research Assistants

Move to bypass the second reading [Fraute] (Passes)

Move to vote by acclamation [Hachem] (Passes)

i. Adam Johnson –Yes

ii. Alejandro Garcia – Yes

iii. Alex Lastra – Yes

iv. Altanese Phenelus-Yes

v. Angela Parra- Yes

vi. Angeline Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Christina Mellon – Yes

viii. Cristina Loreto-Yes

ix. Daniela Gonzalez- Yes

x. Dillon Arnago – Yes

xi. Edward Proenza- Yes

xii. Erica Lovett- Yes

xiii. Ernesto Rubi – Yes

xiv. Haidar Hachem – Yes

xv. Hector Mujica- Yes

xvi. Helena Ramirez – Yes

xvii. Janice Rubio- Yes

xviii. Katrina Fumagali- Yes

xix. Loren Fraute – Yes

xx. Maribel Chaluja – Yes

xxi. Taylor Prochnow- Yes

xxii. Vignesh Doraiswamy – Yes

xxiii. William Velez- Yes

xxiv. Muhammad Saleem- Yes

Passes 24-0-0 (Passes)

X. New Business

a. In Support of the Student Green Energy Fund

Move to bypass the second reading [Mujica] (Passes)

i. Adam Johnson –Yes

ii. Alejandro Garcia – No

iii. Alex Lastra – Yes

iv. Altanese Phenelus-Yes

v. Angela Parra- No

vi. Angeline Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Christina Mellon – Yes

viii. Cristina Loreto-Yes

ix. Daniela Gonzalez- Yes

x. Dillon Arnago – No

xi. Edward Proenza- No

xii. Erica Lovett- No

xiii. Ernesto Rubi – Yes

xiv. Hector Mujica- Yes

xv. Helena Ramirez – Yes

xvi. Janice Rubio- Yes

xvii. Katrina Fumagali- Yes

xviii. Loren Fraute – Yes

xix. Maribel Chaluja – Yes

xx. Sandra Perez- Yes

xxi. Taylor Prochnow- Yes

xxii. Vignesh Doraiswamy – Yes

xxiii. William Velez- Yes

xxiv. Muhammad Saleem- Yes

Passes 19-5-0 (Passes)

b. In Support of the Florida Caribbean Students Association Conference Appropriation

Motion to hear it since it was not sent to the RLJC [Mujica] (Passes)

Denied because it is considered Double Dipping since they are funded by CSO

c. Proposing an Amendment to the Student Government Association Constitution relative to implementing a new Constitution for the Student Body

Motion to bypass the second reading [Loreto] (Passes)

Motion to vote by acclamation [Mujica] (Passes)

i. Adam Johnson –Yes

ii. Alejandro Garcia – Yes

iii. Altanese Phenelus-Yes

iv. Angela Parra- Yes

v. Angeline Gonzalez – Yes

vi. Christina Mellon – Yes

vii. Cristina Loreto-Yes

viii. Daniela Gonzalez- Yes

ix. Dillon Arnago – Yes

x. Edward Proenza- Yes

xi. Ernesto Rubi – Yes

xii. Hector Mujica- Yes

xiii. Helena Ramirez – Yes

xiv. Janice Rubio- Yes

xv. Katrina Fumagali- Yes

xvi. Loren Fraute – Yes

xvii. Maribel Chaluja – Yes

xviii. Sandra Perez- Yes

xix. Taylor Prochnow- Yes

xx. Vignesh Doraiswamy – Yes

xxi. William Velez- Yes

xxii. Muhammad Saleem- Yes

Passes 22-0-0 (Passes)

d. FIU Law Appropriation

Move to change the template, change the semicolons to commas and to bring up the last paragraph [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to bypass the second reading [Phenulus] (Passes)

i. Adam Johnson –Yes

ii. Alejandro Garcia – Yes

iii. Alex Lastra – Yes

iv. Altanese Phenelus-Yes

v. Angela Parra- Yes

vi. Angeline Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Christina Mellon – Yes

viii. Cristina Loreto-Yes

ix. Daniela Gonzalez- Yes

x. Dillon Arnago – Yes

xi. Edward Proenza- Yes

xii. Ernesto Rubi – Yes

xiii. Hector Mujica- No

xiv. Helena Ramirez – No

xv. Janice Rubio- Yes

xvi. Katrina Fumagali- Yes

xvii. Loren Fraute – Yes

xviii. Maribel Chaluja – Yes

xix. Sandra Perez- Yes

xx. Taylor Prochnow- Yes

xxi. Vignesh Doraiswamy – No

xxii. William Velez- Yes

Passes 19-3-0 (Passes)

e. Medical School Council Appropriation

Move to have 2/3 votes to hear it since it was not sent to the RLJC [Doraiswamy] (Passes)

i. Adam Johnson –Yes

ii. Alejandro Garcia – Yes

iii. Alex Lastra – Yes

iv. Altanese Phenelus-Yes

v. Angela Parra- Yes

vi. Angeline Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Christina Mellon – Yes

viii. Cristina Loreto-Yes

ix. Daniela Gonzalez- Yes

x. Dillon Arnago – Yes

xi. Edward Proenza- Yes

xii. Ernesto Rubi – Yes

xiii. Hector Mujica- Yes

xiv. Helena Ramirez – Yes

xv. Janice Rubio- Yes

xvi. Katrina Fumagali- Yes

xvii. Loren Fraute – Yes

xviii. Maribel Chaluja – Yes

xix. Sandra Perez- Yes

xx. Taylor Prochnow- Yes

xxi. Vignesh Doraiswamy – Yes

xxii. William Velez- Yes

Passes 22-0-0 (Passes)

Move to add Panther Rage as item f under New Business [Doraiswamy] (Passes)

f. Panther Rage

Move to bypass the second reading [Phenelus] (Passes)

Move to vote by acclamation [Phenelus] (Passes)

i. Adam Johnson –Yes

ii. Alejandro Garcia – Yes

iii. Alex Lastra – Yes

iv. Altanese Phenelus-Yes

v. Angela Parra- Yes

vi. Angeline Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Christina Mellon – Yes

viii. Cristina Loreto-Yes

ix. Daniela Gonzalez- Yes

x. Dillon Arnago – Yes

xi. Edward Proenza- Yes

xii. Ernesto Rubi – Yes

xiii. Hector Mujica- Yes

xiv. Helena Ramirez – Yes

xv. Janice Rubio- Yes

xvi. Katrina Fumagali- Yes

xvii. Loren Fraute – Yes

xviii. Maribel Chaluja – Yes

xix. Sandra Perez- Yes

xx. Taylor Prochnow- Yes

xxi. Vignesh Doraiswamy – Yes

xxii. William Velez- Yes

Passes 22-0-0 (Passes)

Move to bypass all reports and go back into Executive Report

Rionda – Budget

XI. Adjournment at 6:01pm

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