With this week’s confirmations, the senate has now filled five of 14 seats that were vacant going into this summer.
The senate reassigned the seats to encourage more students to apply to fill the senate’s vacancies.
The SA Senate unanimously approved $431,000 in budget allocations for student organizations through October at its meeting Monday.
The Student Court appointed Yun-Da Tsai as chief justice and approved updated bylaws that will expand the court’s jurisdiction at its meeting Thursday.
The Student Association Senate approved two appointees to serve as executive and legislative chiefs of staff next year during a meeting Monday.
The senate elected Sen. Cordelia Scales, SEAS-U, as chairperson pro-tempore and filled eight committees at its meeting Monday.
After SA leaders voted to add more committees and reform election guidelines this semester, overhauls to the body’s bylaws will go into effect this week.
The SA allocated nearly 60 percent more of its funds to student organizations for next fall than compared to fiscal year 2021.
The legislation limits the SA’s campaign period to 10 class days and renames a runoff election as a secondary election.
The Student Court dismissed former SA presidential candidate Hannah Edwards’ request for a runoff election Wednesday.