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A.S. Judicial Affairs Council

Meeting Minutes
Associated Students | San Diego State University


Friday, November 21, 2014 – 8:00 AM

Presidential Suite • Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union

I. CALL TO ORDER

A.S. Chief Justice Kiana Caton called the meeting to order at 8:06 AM in Presidential Suite at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union.

II. ROLL CALL

A. Voting Members Present: Kiana Caton, Sergio Cisneros, Brenna Culliton, Jacob Grant, Dillon McLean, Sarah Nohrden, Erik Tamiyasu.

B. Voting Members Absent:

C. Non-Voting Members Present: Jennifer Esquivel-Parker.

D. Non-Voting Members Absent: Lee Mintz.

E. Visitors Present: None.

III. MODIFICATION OF AGENDA:

It was moved and seconded to approve today’s agenda.

CISNEROS/NOHRDEN

Action Item E. Elections Items was removed and Action Item D. Bylaw Amendments was moved up on the agenda to Action Item A., both as friendly amendments.

The agenda was approved as amended.

IV. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

It was moved and seconded to approve the Judicial Affairs Council minutes from 11/14/2014 as attached.

CULLITON/GRANT CARRIED, (6-0-0)

V. CHAIR’S REPORT:

A. Kiana did not invite Tyler Aguilar and Jaynie Lee to this meeting because there were already so many items on the agenda.

VI. INFORMATION:

None.

VII. ACTION

A. Bylaw Amendments:

#BA F14-03 Grievance Process: It was moved and seconded to approve the proposed bylaw amendment #BA F14-03 Grievance Process, as attached.

CULLITON/MCLEAN CARRIED, (6-0-0)

#BA F14-12 Awards Code: It was moved and seconded to approve the proposed bylaw amendment #BA F14-12 Awards Code, as attached.

GRANT/ CISNEROS

It was moved and seconded to restore 3.14E Council, Commission, Board or Committee Member of the Year Award, without "Council."

CULLITON/GRANT CARRIED, (6-0-0)

#BA F14-12 Awards Code was approved as amended. CARRIED, (6-0-0)

#BA F14-13 Student Diversity Commission: It was moved and seconded to approve the proposed bylaw amendment #BA F14-13 Student Diversity Commission, as attached.

CULLITON/GRANT CARRIED, (6-0-0)

#BA F14-11 Referendum Process: It was moved and seconded to approve the proposed bylaw amendment #BA F14-11 Referendum Process, as attached.

GRANT/CULLITON

It was moved and seconded to add the language of Section 89 to Section 91.

TAMIYASU/CULLITON CARRIED, (6-0-0)

It was moved and seconded to add the language to both Sections 89 and 91, that if the 10% threshold is not met, the referendum shall be declared invalid.

CULLITON/GRANT CARRIED, (3-2-0)

#BA F14-11 Referendum Process was approved as amended.

CARRIED, (3-2-0)

#BA F14- 04- #BA F14-10: It was moved and seconded to approve proposed bylaw amendments #BA F14-04 through #BA F14-10, as attached.

GRANT/CULLITON CARRIED, (5-0-0)

It was moved and seconded to extended the submission deadline for all Council duties to November 26 at 4 pm.

NOHRDEN/MCLEAN CARRIED, (5-0-0)

It was moved and seconded to table Action Items B-D and Information Item A. to the next JAC meeting on 12/5.

MCLEAN/GRANT CARRIED, (5-0-0)

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS

IX. ADJOURNMENT

It was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 9:54 AM.

MCLEAN/GRANT CARRIED, (5-0-0)