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Senate Meeting Minutes: November 22, 2010


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

 

MEETING MINUTES

November 22, 2010

I. Welcome & Call to Order at 4:02pm

II. Roll Call

a. Adam Do Amaral

b. Alexander Barrio

c. Amanda Jimenez

d. Carlos Rodriguez

e. Chris Cabral

f. Christina Marinos

g. Cristina Loreto

h. Daniel Gonzalez  (Excused)

i. Daniela Gonzalez

j. Dillon Arango (Absent)

k. Donovan Dawson

l. Erika Edwards

m. Hector Mujica

n. Janice Rubio

o. Jesus Borrero

p. Joanne Myler (Excused)

q. Kevin Gonzalez

r. Macarena Jimenez (Tardy)

s. Moses Aluicio

t. Patrick O’Keefe (Excused)

u. Ranshan Gomez

v. William-Jose Velez

w. TJ Liguori

x. Rachel Emas

y. Mohammed Aman (Excused)

z. Odette Barrientos

aa. Samir Patel

bb. Nicola Petival

cc. Matthew Mockridge

dd. Janet Reyes

ee. Clement Giraneza(Absent)

ff. Nicholas Autiello

gg. Helena Ramirez

hh. Alina Gonzalez

ii. Veronica Guerra

jj. Octavio Mella

III. Approval of Minutes

Move to approve the November 15 meeting minutes [Aluicio] (Passes)

IV. Senate Speaker Report

a. UWide this Wednesday at 8pm in BBC

b. Topics for Uwide

c. 1 win from SBC title

d. 11/26 is the deadline for the Nursing seat

V. Speaker Pro-Tempore Report

a. Compliance dashboard

b. Meeting with Dean Ellum, Senator Patel and President Ramirez for online classes issu

c. Meeting with RHA this week

d. Senate compensation

VI. Comptroller Report

a. Working on the current budget

b. Working on GC room rental report

VII. Finance Committee Report

a. 2 appropriations today

b. No meeting today

c. Still working on Finance Code

VIII. Chief Justice Report

a. Elections Board writ this past Friday

IX. Executive Report

a. Internship Banquet

b. Happy Thanksgiving

c. Please attend football game on Saturday

X. Senator Reports

a. Strategic plan meeting with Dean Furton (Cabral)

b. A few thousand students will be joining the College of Arts & Science within the next few years (Borrero)

c. AMA surveyàhelping them market; working on our surveys (Mujica)

d. Met with Dean; engage students; looking for facilities (Reyes)

e. Meeting with Dean; Cram Jam on December 7 at Engineering Campus; ribbon cutting ceremony for the new lounge; met with SPC (Velez)

f. Survey through email blast; meeting with president of the Education Honor Society on Wednesday (Patel)

g. Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow; bring 2 cans; open to all students; reforming RHA Constitution (Rodriguez)

h. Dinner at the Stadium Club at 7:30pm (Marinos)

i. Inauguration of Miami Dade delegation today (Barrio)

j. Surveys are completeà to be distributed via email (Petival)

k. Meeting with GSO presidents; graduate committee; meeting tomorrow at 1pm (Edwards)

l. Finishing surveys; working on getting benches for Engineering (Loreto)

m. Meeting this week (Rubio)

n. December 6 & 7 Good Luck on Finals event; met with Maxine; meeting with Miriam (Daniela Gonzalez)

o. Met with Daniela today (M.Jimenez)

p. Met with Dean last week; surveys are out (A. Jimenez)

q. Honors Meet Your Dean has been postponed (Myler)

XI. Committee Reports

a. Met today; newest member is Clement; updated statutes onine (RLJC)

b. Meeting new Tuesday; Senator Mujica resigned from committee (ORC)

c. Student spotlight will be bi-weekly (GSFC)

XII. Old Business

a. SR 1064 – To Ensure a Speedy Trial in the Judicial Process

Move to recede this bill (Borrero)

b. SR 1066 – To Amend the Procedures of Legislation for SGC-MMC

Move to table indefinitely (Mujica) Passes

XIII. New Business

Move to add SR 1068 to New Business (Loreto)

i. Adam Do Amaral – No

ii. Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii. Amanda Jimenez – No

iv. Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v. Chris Cabral – Yes

vi. Christina Marinos – No

vii. Cristina Loreto – Yes

viii. Daniela Gonzalez – Yes

ix. Donovan Dawson -Yes

x. Erika Edwards – Yes

xi. Hector Mujica – Yes

xii. Janet Reyes – No

xiii. Janice Rubio – No

xiv. Jesus Borrero – No

xv. Kevin Gonzalez – No

xvi. Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvii. Matthew Mockridge – No

xviii. Moses Aluicio – No

xix. Nicola Petival – Yes

xx. Odette Barrientos-  Yes

xxi. Rachel Emas – Yes

xxii. Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxiii. Samir Patel – Yes

xxiv. TJ Liguori – Yes

xxv. William Jose Velez – Yes

16*9*0 (Passes)

Move to add SR 1069 [Loreto] (Passes)

Move to add SR 1067 [Mujica] (Passes)

a. SR 1068

Move to change the amount from $1,000  to $1,950 [Aluicio] (Passes)

Move to add proviso language [Mujica]

Recedes motion [Mujica]

Move to change amount to $6,500 {Patel] (Fails)

Move to change amount to $3,250 [Aluicio] (Passes)

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

i. Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii. Alexander Barrio – Abstain

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv. Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v. Chris Cabral – No

vi. Christina Marinos – Yes

vii. Cristina Loreto – No

viii. Daniela Gonzalez – Yes

ix. Donovan Dawson -No

x. Erika Edwards – Yes

xi. Hector Mujica – No

xii. Janet Reyes – No

xiii. Jesus Borrero – Yes

xiv. Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xv. Macarena Jimenez – No

xvi. Matthew Mockridge – Yes

xvii. Moses Aluicio – Yes

xviii. Nicola Petival – Yes

xix. Odette Barrientos-  Yes

xx. Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi. Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii. Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii. TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv. William Jose Velez – No

16*7*1 (Passes)

b. SR 1069

Senator Mujica to the chair

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

Move to request unanimous consent to vote by acclamation [Daniela Gonzalez] (Passes)

i. Adam Do Amaral – Yes

ii. Alexander Barrio – Yes

iii. Amanda Jimenez – Yes

iv. Carlos Rodriguez – Yes

v. Chris Cabral – Yes

vi. Christina Marinos – Yes

vii. Cristina Loreto – Yes

viii. Daniela Gonzalez – Yes

ix. Donovan Dawson -Yes

x. Erika Edwards – Yes

xi. Hector Mujica – Yes

xii. Janet Reyes – Yes

xiii. Jesus Borrero – Yes

xiv. Kevin Gonzalez – Yes

xv. Macarena Jimenez – Yes

xvi. Matthew Mockridge – Yes

xvii. Moses Aluicio – Yes

xviii. Nicola Petival – Yes

xix. Odette Barrientos-  Yes

xx. Rachel Emas – Yes

xxi. Ranshan Gomez – Yes

xxii. Samir Patel – Yes

xxiii. TJ Liguori – Yes

xxiv. William Jose Velez – Yes

24*0*0 (Passes)

 

c. SR 1067

Senator Loreto to the chair

Move to read by title [Mujica] (Passes)

Move to table [Aluicio] (Fails)

XIV. Announcements

a. Model UN won 3 out of 4 awards (Daniela Gonzalez)

XV. Adjournment at 5:54pm

 

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