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Senate Meeting Minutes: May 10, 2010


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

MEETING MINUTES

May 10, 2010

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 4:01pm

II. Roll Call

a. Moses Aluicio

b. Jesus Borrero

c. Chris Cabral

d. Donovan Dawson

e. Daniel Gonzalez

f. Kevin Gonzalez

g. Hector Mujica

h. Adam Do Amaral

i. William Jose Velez

j. Tara Jafamadar

k. Joanne Myler (Excused)

l. Daniela Gonzalez

m. Cristina Loreto

n. Janice Rubio

o. Christina Marinos (Ex. Tardy)

p. Carlos Rodriguez (Excused)

q. Ranshan Gomez (Absent)

r. Macarena Jimenez

s. Amanda Jimenez

t. Patrick O’Keefe

u. Erika Edwards (Tardy)

v. David Tooch

w. Alexander Barrio

x. Nicholas Autiello

y. Helena Ramirez

III. Approval of Minutes

Move to approve May 3 minutes (Passes)

IV. Executive Report

a.   Meetings this week

b. Going to FSA to elect a chair

c. Going to Tallahassee tomorrow to see Governor Christ

V. New Business

a. To Ensure that the Senate is full by allowing the Senate Vacancy to become an At-Large position until the end of the semester, which will still represent the FIU Student Body

Move to table until next week [Velez] (Passes)

b. To Remove the ambiguity in the SGC-MMC Statutes regarding the alleged entity being either the Executive Branch or the President

Move to strike out “the President” after the Executive Branch [Loreto] (Passes)

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

i. Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii. Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iii. Chris Cabral – Yes

iv. Cristina Loreto – Yes

v. Daniel Gonzalez – Yes

vi. Daniela Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Donovan Dawson – Yes

viii. Erika Edwards – Yes

ix. Hector Mujica – Yes

x. Janice Rubio – Yes

xi. Jesus Borrero – Yes

xii. Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xiii. Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xiv. Moses Aluicio – Yes

xv. Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xvi. Tara Jafamadar – Yes

xvii. William Jose Velez – Yes

17-0-0  (Passes)

c. To remove existing contradictions in the SGC-MMC Statutes regarding the establishment of the Finance Committee Chairperson

Move to bypass the second reading [Daniel Gonzalez] (Passes)

i. Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii. Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv. Chris Cabral – Yes

v. Cristina Loreto – Yes

vi. Daniel Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Daniela Gonzalez – Yes

viii. Donovan Dawson – Yes

ix. Erika Edwards – Yes

x. Hector Mujica – Yes

xi. Janice Rubio – Yes

xii. Jesus Borrero – Yes

xiii. Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xiv. Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xv. Moses Aluicio – Yes

xvi. Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xvii. Tara Jafamadar – Yes

xviii. William Jose Velez – Yes

18-0-0  (Passes)

Move to add “Florida International University- Modesto A. Maidique Campus In Opposition to the Recently Passed Arizona Law Relating to the Enforcement of United States Immigration Laws” before Elections [Aluicio] (Passes)

d. Florida International University- Modesto A. Maidique Campus In Opposition to the Recently Passed Arizona Law Relating to the Enforcement of United States Immigration Laws

Move to remove “and” from each paragraph [Loreto] (Passes)

Move to add Modesto A. Maidique after Florida International University [Loreto] (Passes)

Move to change the format [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to send it to the Clerk to re-format it [Loreto] (Fails)

Move to have a roll call vote on previous motion [Mujica] (Passes)

i. Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii. Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv. Chris Cabral – Yes

v. Cristina Loreto – Yes

vi. Daniel Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Daniela Gonzalez – Yes

viii. Donovan Dawson – Yes

ix. Erika Edwards – Yes

x. Hector Mujica – No

xi. Janice Rubio – Yes

xii. Jesus Borrero – No

xiii. Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xiv. Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xv. Moses Aluicio – Yes

xvi. Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xvii. Tara Jafamadar – Yes

xviii. William Jose Velez – No

15-3-0  (Passes)

Move to vote by acclamation [Mujica] (Passes)

i. Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii. Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv. Chris Cabral – Yes

v. Cristina Loreto – Yes

vi. Daniel Gonzalez – Yes

vii. Daniela Gonzalez – Yes

viii. Donovan Dawson – Yes

ix. Erika Edwards – Yes

x. Hector Mujica – Yes

xi. Janice Rubio – Yes

xii. Jesus Borrero – Yes

xiii. Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xiv. Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xv. Moses Aluicio – Yes

xvi. Patrick O’Keefe – Yes

xvii. Tara Jafamadar – Yes

xviii. William Jose Velez – Yes

18-0-0  (Passes)

Move to change the order of elections starting with Finance first [Aluicio] (Passes)

e. Elections: Finance Committee Chair- Moses Aluicio, Janice Rubio, Kevin Gonzalez, Cristina Loreto

Move to limit questioning to 3 minutes [Cabral] (Passes)

Move to limit debate to 5 minutes [Cabral]

Move to limit debate to 10 minutes [Daniela Gonzalez] (Passes)

i. Adam Do Amaral – Rubio

ii. Alexander Barrio – Alucio

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Gonzalez

iv. Chris Cabral – Loreto

v. Christina Marinos – Gonzalez

vi. Daniel Gonzalez – Rubio

vii. Daniela Gonzalez – Rubio

viii. Donovan Dawson – Loreto

ix. Erika Edwards – Loreto

x. Hector Mujica – Loreto

xi. Jesus Borrero – Loreto

xii. Macarena Jimenez – Rubio

xiii. Patrick O’Keefe – Rubio

xiv. Tara Jafamadar – Aluicio

xv. William Jose Velez – Loreto

Rubio 5; Aluicio 2; Gonzalez 2; Loreto 6

Finance Chair : Janice Rubio or Cristina Loreto

i. Adam Do Amaral – Rubio

ii. Alexander Barrio – Rubio

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Loreto

iv. Chris Cabral – Loreto

v. Christina Marinos – Rubio

vi. Daniel Gonzalez – Rubio

vii. Daniela Gonzalez – Rubio

viii. Donovan Dawson – Loreto

ix. Erika Edwards – Loreto

x. Hector Mujica – Loreto

xi. Jesus Borrero – Loreto

xii. Macarena Jimenez – Rubio

xiii. Patrick O’Keefe – Rubio

xiv. Tara Jafamadar – Loreto

xv. William Jose Velez – Loreto

Rubio 7; Loreto 8

f. Elections: Senator Pro-Tempore – Hector Mujica, Patrick O’Keefe, Donovan Dawson

Move to debate for 5 minutes [Cabral] (Passes)

i. Adam Do Amaral – O’Keefe

ii. Alexander Barrio – Mujica

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Mujica

iv. Chris Cabral – Mujica

v. Christina Marinos – O’Keefe

vi. Cristina Loreto – Mujica

vii. Daniel Gonzalez – O’Keefe

viii. Daniela Gonzalez – O’Keefe

ix. Erika Edwards – O’Keefe

x. Janice Rubio – O’Keefe

xi. Jesus Borrero – Mujica

xii. Kevin Gonzalez – Mujica

xiii. Macarena Jimenez – O’Keefe

xiv. Moses Aluicio – Dawson

xv. Tara Jafamadar – Mujica

xvi. William Jose Velez – Mujica

Mujica 8; O’Keefe 7; Dawson 1

Senator Pro-Tempore: Hector Mujica or Patrick  O’Keefe

i. Adam Do Amaral – O’Keefe

ii. Alexander Barrio – Mujica

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Mujica

iv. Chris Cabral – Mujica

v. Christina Marinos – O’Keefe

vi. Cristina Loreto – Mujica

vii. Daniel Gonzalez – O’Keefe

viii. Daniela Gonzalez – O’Keefe

ix. Erika Edwards – O’Keefe

x. Janice Rubio – O’Keefe

xi. Jesus Borrero – Mujica

xii. Kevin Gonzalez – Mujica

xiii. Macarena Jimenez – O’Keefe

xiv. Moses Aluicio – Mujica

xv. Tara Jafamadar – Mujica

xvi. William Jose Velez – Mujica

Mujica 9; O’Keefe 7;

g. Elections: Senate Speaker – William Jose Velez, Daniela Gonzalez, Patrick O’Keefe

Move to debate for 5 minutes [Daniel Gonzalez] (Passes)

Move to debate for 5 minutes and extend meeting for an extra 3 minutes [Mujica] (Passes)

i. Adam Do Amaral – Gonzalez

ii. Alexander Barrio – Gonzalez

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Velez

iv. Chris Cabral – Velez

v. Christina Marinos – Velez

vi. Cristina Loreto – Velez

vii. Daniel Gonzalez – Gonzalez

viii. Donovan Dawson – Gonzalez

ix. Erika Edwards – Velez

x. Hector Mujica – Velez

xi. Janice Rubio – Gonzalez

xii. Jesus Borrero – Velez

xiii. Kevin Gonzalez – Velez

xiv. Macarena Jimenez – Gonzalez

xv. Tara Jafamadar – Velez

Velez 9; Gonzalez 6; O’Keefe 0

VI. Adjournment at 6:15pm

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