Meeting 186-J Minutes

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Meeting 186-J Minutes

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 4:05 pm by Senate Chair Garcia in Gruening 208 on Sunday April 10th, 2016. 

Roll Call

Present: Senators Cain, Garcia, Henry, Reid, Sears, Murph

Absent Excused: Degraft-Amanfu

Absent Unexcused: White 

Adoption of Agenda

a       Adoption of Agenda

i        Motion to adopt agenda made by Murph. Seconded by Sears.

ii      Motion carries with a unanimous vote

Introduction of Guests

b       Matt Mertes – Sun Star Reporter

c       Meghan McHugh – Speaking on SB186-017

d       Sabrina Martin – Observing

Approval of Minutes

a       186-I

b       Motion to amend the Minutes 186-I-b made by Senator Murph, seconded by Senator Sears.

c       Motion carries with a unanimous vote.

i        Amendment is as follows: The recall vote for Senate Chair was made by Senator Reid, not Senator Murph

ii      Amendments made

d       Motion to adopt the Minutes 186-I-b made by Senator Murph, seconded by Senator Sears.

e       Motion carries with a unanimous vote.

Consideration of Appointments

a          Summer Senate Nominations were tabled until April 17, 2016 after elections

Officer Reports

a       Senate Chair: Garcia

i        Present

ii      Comments

b       President: Mathew Carrick

i        Present

ii      Comments

c       Vice President: Colby Freel

i        Not Present

d       Government Relations Director: Leslie Drumhiller

i        Not Present

e       Public Relations Director: Hannah Witherington

i        Present

ii      Comments

f        Senate Clerk

i        Not Present

g       Other Communications to the Senate

i        Reid, Chair of the Elections Board

a       Present

b       Comments

For the Good of the Senate

i        Nothing

Committee Reports

a       Executive Committee – Chair: Cain

i        Met.

ii      Travel Funding vote next week.

b       Internal Affairs Committee – Chair: Degraft-Amanfu

i        Did not meet.

b       Public Relations Committee – Chair: Ivik

i        Met.

ii      SB186-015 ASUAF Sponsorship Acknowledgement was tabled indefinitely.

iii     Discharged:

a       SB186-014 A Bill for Name Plates - Favorable

b       SB186-016 – To Honor ASUAF Members - Favorable

c       Student Affairs Committee – Chair: Sears

i        Did not meet.

ii      SB186 – 013 ASUAF is a Hospitable Host is currently tabled.

Roll Call

Present: Senators Cain, Garcia, Henry, Reid, Sears, Murph

Absent Excused: Degraft-Amanfu,

Absent Unexcused: White

 

Special Orders

i        Nothing

First Reading of Legislation

a       SB186 - 017 “Send Megan McHugh to the Bark and Ambrosia Beetle Academy in Gainesville, FL”

i        Read

ii      Assigned to Student Affairs Committee.

Confirmation of Appointments

i        Nothing

Second Reading

a       Senator Reid makes a motion to have a recess for 5 min.

i        Senator Henry seconds the motion

In favor: Cain, Henry, Reid, Sears,

Opposed: Murph

Abstain: none

ii      Motion carries 4-1-0.

iii     Recess until approximately 4:35 

b       SB186-014 A Bill for Name Plates

i        Floor open to discussion

ii      Discussion

iii     Call for a roll call vote

In favor: Cain, Henry, Murph, Reid, Sears,

Opposed: none

Abstain: none

iv     Senate Bill was approved unanimously 

c       SR 186-016 To honor ASUAF Members

i        Floor open to discussion

ii      Discussion

iii     Call for a roll call vote

In favor: Henry, Murph

Opposed: Sears, Reid, Cain

Abstain: none

iv     Senate Resolution failed to pass by 2-3-0.

Other Business

i        Nothing

Roll Call

Present: Senators Cain, Garcia, Henry, Reid, Sears, Murph

Absent Excused: Degraft-Amanfu

Absent Unexcused: White

Adjournment

a       Meeting was adjourned at 4:49pm without objection.