Healy, Hoover and Jutha were approved by Student Congress along with Jon McCay, the nominee for student attorney general, and Zach Dexter, Cooper’s choice for student body treasurer.
Dakota Williams, current student body treasurer, attended the meeting to sponsor a bill to amend Title V, the section of the Student Code concerning financial affairs, such as the funding of student organizations.
The bill was introduced in both the finance committee and the rules and judiciary committee last week. While the finance committee passed the bill to the full body, the rules and judiciary committee reported the bill unfavorably.
Members needed a two-thirds vote to bring the bill to debate. The vote failed.
“This is my last attempt to try to help students,” Williams said. “What concerns me is that (the rules and judiciary committee) is less concerned about the bill and more about the politics behind it.”
Finance committee member Adam Horowitz said he encouraged Student Congress to debate the bill.
“Even if we don’t pass it today, it is worth debating,” he said.
Members of the rules and judiciary committee said there was not enough time to fully discuss the bill.
“The most important title in Student Congress was given half an hour in (rules and judiciary),” said Speaker Pro Tempore Zach De La Rosa.
Committee member and former speaker Deanna Santoro said the bill will likely be debated next session.
“I say we do it once and do it right and that may be in the 93rd session,” Santoro said.
The 92nd session’s final item of business was a “concurrent resolution to improve the image of Student Congress.”
The resolution, introduced by Horowitz, proposed that Student Congress sponsor the Snoop Dogg concert as a public forum.
Some members opposed sponsoring the concert, citing Snoop Dogg’s violent lyrics and controversial history with women.
Member Kristen Johnson said Student Congress should respond to the large percentage of students who want the concert.
“We are elected to represent people,” she said. “That is the job, to represent the student body and their needs and their wants.”
The symbolic resolution was rejected by a vote of 14-9.
The inauguration of the 93rd session of Student Congress will take place Tuesday and the first full meeting will take place the next day, April 6.
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