Meeting 186-F Minutes

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Meeting 186-F Minutes

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 4:01pm by acting Chair White in Greuning 208 on Sunday February 28th, 2016.

Roll Call

Present: Senators Henry, Anderson-Agimuk, Bright, Sears, and White

Absent Excused: Senators Reid, Quinones, and Murph

Absent Unexcused: Senators Degraft-Amanfu and Cain

 Adoption of Agenda

a       Adoption of Agenda

i        Motion to adopt agenda made by Senator Anderson-Agimuk, seconded by Senator Bright

ii      Motion carries with a unanimous vote

Introduction of Guests

a       Allyssia Garcia, Student

i        Interested in joining the ASUAF Senate, Presidential Senate Appointee

Approval of Minutes

a       186-E

i        Motion to approve minutes 186-E made by Senator Agimuk, seconded by Senator Bright

ii      Motion carries with a unanimous vote

Approval of Minutes

a       Presidential Appointment of Allyssia Garcia to the Senate

i        The Chair places Garcia’s Appointment into Confirmation of Appointments

ii      Motion carries with no objections

a       The Chair suspends the Rules of Procedure to move to Confirmation of Appointments

i        Motion carries with no objections

Officer Reports

a       Senate Chair: Jonathan Quinones

i        Not present

ii      Comments

b       President: Mathew Carrick

i        Not Present

ii      Comments

c       Vice President: Colby Freel

i        Not Present

ii      Comments

iii     Feedback and discussion

d       Government Relations Director: Leslie Drumhiller

i        Not Present

ii      Comments

e       Public Relations Director: Hannah Witherington

i        Not Present

ii      Comments

f        Other Communications to the Senate

i        Clerk Mancill addresses the Senate on his dereliction of duty and announces his intention to resign upon the selection of a new Clerk

a       Motion to absolve the Clerk of any wrongdoing made by Senator Bright, seconded by Senator Garcia

i        Floor open to discussion

ii      Discussion

iii     Discussion closed without objections

iv     Motion carries with a unanimous vote

Committee Reports

a       Executive Committee – Chair: VACANT

i        No Report

a       Internal Affairs Committee – Chair: Reid

i        No Report

b       Public Relations Committee – Chair: Anderson-Agimuk

i        SR 186-003b was amended and discharged to second reading with a favorable recommendation as well as the request that the bill forwarded to the Student Affairs Committee

ii      Discussion

c       Student Affairs Committee – Chair: VACANT

i        No Report

Roll Call

Present: Senators Henry, Anderson-Agimuk, Bright, Sears, Garcia, and White

Absent Excused: Senators Reid, Quinones, and Murph

Absent Unexcused: Senators Degraft-Amanfu and Cain

 First Reading of Legislation

a       SR186-009 Trancemonster: Let Them Dance

i        The legislation was read to the assembly by Senator Bright

ii      The Chair assigned the legislation to the Student Affairs Committee without objection

Confirmation of Appointments

a       Presidential Appointment of Allyssia Garcia to the Senate

i        Floor open to discussion

ii      Discussion

iii     Discussion closed with no objections

iv     Call for a roll call vote

In favor: Henry, Anderson Agimuk, Bright, Sears

Opposed: none

Abstain: none

v       Motion carries with a unanimous vote

b       New Senator is sworn in with the oath of office

c       Senator Garcia is to take Senate Seat H

d       Rules of Procedure are reinstated and the meeting returns to Officer Reports

Second Reading

a       SR 186-003b

i        Floor open to discussion

ii      Discussion

a       Prepared opinion read by Senator Anderson-Agimuk

b       Discussion

c       Alaska Native Studies Council’s 10/22/15 Memo is displayed to the assembly

(a)    Motion to amend the Statement of Purpose to replace the uses of “GER” with “General Education Requirements”, made by Senator Anderson-Agimuk, seconded by Senator Bright

(i)     Floor open to discussion

(ii)   Discussion

(iii)  Discussion closed with no objection

(iv)  Motion carries with a unanimous vote

(b)    Motion to move the legislation to the Student Affairs Committee for further consideration made by Senator Sears, seconded by Senator Bright

(i)     Floor open to discussion

(ii)   Discussion

(iii)  Discussion closed with no objection

(iv)  Motion fails with a vote of 1 - 3 - 1

(c)    Motion to close discussion and move to a vote made Senator Garcia, seconded by Senator ?

(i)     Motion carries with unanimous vote

iii     Motion carries with a vote of 3 - 1 - 1

Other Business

a       Senator Anderson-Agimuk provides an update on the efforts to have the Rasmussen Library’s mural changed

Roll Call

Present: Senators Henry, Anderson-Agimuk, Bright, Sears, Garcia, and White

Absent Excused: Senators Reid, Quinones, and Murph

Absent Unexcused: Senators Degraft-Amanfu and Cain

Adjournment

a       Meeting was adjourned at 4:56pm without objection