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Legislative

The Legislative Branch of ASUCM is made up of 16 senators, 10 at large and two from each of the three schools. The Senate is chaired by the Internal Vice President (IVP).

The Senate has the power to:

  • Constitute tribunals inferior to the Court;
  • Make rules for the student government and regulations of the established budget;
  • Approve requests of the Associated Students from the Administration;
  • Promote the progress of inspirational endeavors useful in education for the general welfare of the ASUCM; and
  • Enact impeachment proceedings against officers of the legislative and executive bodies of the ASUCM.

Officers of the Senate:

  • President pro tempore: presiding officer of the Senate in the absence of the Internal vice president;
  • Sergeant at arms: officer charged with the general safety during Senate meetings;
  • Secretary: officer charged with the duty of maintaining records of the Senate; and
  • Any other Senate officers as deemed necessary by 2/3 majority vote of members present for fair and efficient proceedings.

The following standing committees shall be established annually in the Senate:

  • Budget and Finance
    Chair: Eshaan Kajani
    Vice Chair: Ethan Murcia
    Secretary: Erika Murillo-Candelas
    Location: Gran 162
    Time: 6pm on Tuesdays

 

  • Academic Affairs
    Chair: Citlalli Gamino
    Vice Chair: Jeremy Reyes
    Secretary: Alex Luu
    Location: Zoom Link
    Time: 6pm on Tuesdays

 

  • Student Activities
    Chair: Rene Rodriguez
    Vice Chair: Corbin Farias
    Secretary: Jocelyn Martinez
    Location: Zoom Link
    Time: 12:30pm on Fridays

 

  • Student Advocacy
    Chair: Efren Vazquez Gonzalez
    Vice Chair: Aryn (Maylyn) Torres
    Secretary: Kalysta Barrios
    Location: Zoom Link
    Time: 8pm on Fridays

Here are the Senate Leadership Positions for Spring 2022:

Senator Pro Tempore: Eshaan Kajani

Sergeant-at-Arms: Ethan Murcia

Secretary: Jeremy Reyes

Court Liaison: Kalysta Barrios

CAB Liaison: Jocelyn Martinez

ASUCM Commission of Sustainability Senate Liaison: Erika Murillo-Candelas

ASUCM External Office liaison: Efren Vazquez-Gonzalez