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Senate updates: April 28

Disciplinary proceeding

Director of Finance James Hart said a student modified the final amount of money on a check request funded by student government without approval from the senate. Hart said he would not disclose the student’s name or the organization the request originated from. The error was caught in the fund approval process and the senate will not allow the student to file a funding application for one month.

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Operating documents amendment

Hart proposed an amendment to clarify that any funds in the budget to be used by the university for a specific purpose will be put in a specific category of the reserve fund. The senate approved the amendment.

Read the full story on page 3 of this week’s print issue.

Amendments

President Annabell Liao made clarifying amendments to the student government bylaws. Liao also proposed changes including adjusting the compensation that student government members receive. Speaker of Senate Mitchell Rosenberg proposed an amendment that the director of elections position should be part of the executive council. Rosenberg also proposed to amend the executive operating procedures document. All of the amendments were approved.

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