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Meeting minutes for Consolidated Student Senate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, February 1, 1977






Agenda and meeting minutes for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Student Senate. CSUN Session 5 Meeting Minutes and Agendas.

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SENATE MEETING #23 February X, 1977 I. Call to Order Meeting was called to order at 5:06 by Chairperson Pam Beury II. Roll Call Roll Call was taken by CSUN Secretary. Members present: MMeenm bers absent (excused) Members absent (unexcused) Dan Newman Dominick Cirone Andrew Sultan Debi Fields Joe Mann Sharon Baker Brad Peterson Leona Gonzales Bobby Lawson Bill Marion Tom Moreo Jim Bateman Tara Corcoran Jeff Barta Rich Cole Jim Rafferty Cathy McLaurin Mike Whipple Dave Cavalieri Tony Gwirtz Iris McCowan Greg McKinley Warren Stief Keith Terry Eugene Russo Marshal Willick Joe Warpinski Ron McCormick III. Approval of Minutes Motion by Sharon Baker to suspend reading of minutes and approve as submitted. Seconded by Joe Warpinski. Motion passes with one abstention. IV. Announcements Chair reminds the Senate that there is no smoking in public meetings. Joe Warpinski asks that Section VII Item B,ERA be moved up on the agenda before Committee Reports. Joe Warpinski moved that the Senate vote immediately by secret ballot, without discussion on whether or not they, as individuals support the ERA. Seconded by Brad Peterson. Vote on whether or not to vote immediately passes 15-5-2. Secret ballot vote on ERA fails before the Senate, 5-17-1, and one no opinion. V. Committee Reports A. Organizations Council Due to the absence of Pam Hysell at this time, the report is postponed. VI. Old Business A. Matching Funds Motion made by Joe Warpinski to reopen the Matching Funds account. Seconded by Dominick Cirone. Brad Peterson made an amendment to that motion that if Matching Funds is reopened, a stipulation that they must be paid back be added. Seconded by Keith Terry. Discussion. Call for question by Joe Warpinski. Seconded by Greg McKinley. Motion to vote immediately passes with two opposed and two abstaining. Vote on amendment fails with two in favor, 19 opposed. Discussion on main motion. Joe Warpinski moves to table until Pam Hysell is present. Seconded by Mike Whipple. Motion passes to table. B. Presidential Appointments Dan Russell nominates Ron McCormick to the activities board, and George Kabolis to the Judicial Board. These will be voted on at the next meeting. Mr. Russell also notes that Gene Russo has been named the new Chairman of the P.E. Complex Committee. Marshal Willick made a motion that the results of the ERA vote be presented to the Nevada Legislature this session. Seconded by Keith Terry. Discussion. Call for question by Joe Warpinski. Seconded by Greg McKinley. Passes. Vote on motion fails with four in favor, 18 opposed, and 5 abstaining. VII. New Business A. JayCee's Postponed until a representative is present. B* By-Law Committee Marshal reported to the Senate that he will be resubmitting two by-laws to that committee which were previously voted down by the senate. Motion to adjourn by Joe Warpinski, seconded by Dominick Cirone. Motion withdrawn. Mike Whipple moved that CSUN Officers provide the Senate with a detailed statement of our financial condition at the next meeting. Seconded by Brad Peterson. Motion passes with 15 in favor and 4 abstentions. The motion to reopen Matching Funds is automatically removed from the table as Pam Hysell was now present. Discussion on motion to reopen. Mike Whipple moved to table this motion until the statement from the CSUN Officers is received by this body. Seconded by Greg McKinley. Motion to table passes vith one abstention. C. Alumni Association Dan Russell made a motion that as an act of good faith, CSUN allow all card carrying Alumni a 50 percent discount to all CSUN sponsored events. Seconded by Sharon Baker. Discussion. Dominick Cirone called for the question. Seconded by Dave Cavalieri. Motion passes 17-3-3. Vote on motion on whether to extend Alumni members a 50 percent discount to CSUN events passes with one abstention. D. Open Discussion Period Jim Rafferty moved that the Senate adopt an Open Discussion Period that would be allotted in the agenda for all meetings from now on. Placement of this item would be up to the Presiding officer. Seconded by Brad Peterson. Motion passes with two abstaining. Bill Marion moves to adjourn. Seconded by Mike Whipple. Motion fails. Dan Russell announces that he has initiated a Student Buying Power Card program to be presented to the entire student body, and good for two years. He also stated that the Constitutional Revision Committee is now researching UNR's present constitution, which is very effective for that body. Sharon Baker suggests that the Senators that have not done so, to get their schedules in to the office by the end of the week. She suggested that the best meeting time would probably be Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. VIII. Adjournment Bill Marion moves to adjourn. Seconded by Marshal Willick. Motion passes, meeting adjourned at 5:52 p.m.