Session XXXVII 09 August 2755

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This is a report of a session of the Nova Roma Senate of a.d. V Id. Sext. , M. Octavio L. Sulla (II) cos. MMDCCLV a.u.c..

Senate action for 31 December 2752 as posted in the “old Tabularium” Tiberius Galerius Paulinus, Censor 9 August 2761 A.V.C.

Senatvs Consvlta Senate Voting Results Tribunis Plebis Marcus Arminius Maior Quiritibus SPD

Senate Voting Results

The Senate has finished its latest session, and the votes have been tallied, as below. The following 17 Senatores cast votes. They are referred to below by their initials, and are listed in alphabetical order by nomen:

Marcus Arminius Maior (MAM) Marcus Cassius Julianus (MCJ) Patricia Cassia (PC) Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (LCSF) Pompeia Cornelia Strabo (PCS) Lucius Equitius Cincinnatus (LEC) Caeso Fabius Quintilianus (CFQ) Quintus Fabius Maximus (QFM) Caius Flavius Diocletianus (CFD) Antonius Gryllus Graecus (AGG) Marcus Iunius Iulianus (MII) Titus Labienus Fortunatus (TLF) Gaius Marius Merullus (CMM) Marcus Minucius Audens (MMA) Marcus Octavius Germanicus (MOG) Lucius Sergius Australicus Obstinatus (LSAO) Appius Tullius Marcellus Cato (ATMC)

Senator Antonius Gryllus Graecus forwarded his proxy to Senator Quintus Fabius Maximus, and Senator Caius Flavius Diocletianus forwarded his proxy to Senator Lucius Equitius Cincinnatus.

The following senators did not vote:

Minervina Iucundia Flavia Alexander Iulius Caesar Probus Macedonius Decius Iunius Palladius Invictus Gaius Tullius Triumphius Cicero

"UTI ROGAS" indicates a vote in favor of an item, "ANTIQUO" or "NEGAT" is a vote against, and "ABSTINEO" is an abstention.

The items for consideration are as follows:

ITEM I. Ratification of Constitutional Amendement: Lex Octavia de Centuriata Item PASSED. Uti Rogas (Yes): 16 votes; Antiquo (No): 1 vote.


QFM: UTI ROGAS. I agree with Marius. The name Octavia de Ratione Centuriarum is much more descriptive name and should substituted at a later date.

TLF: UTI ROGAS. The ancient Res Publica started with only thirty centuriae, and our population is clearly too small to support one hundred and ninety-three of them. Therefore this measure is both traditional and useful.

CMM: UTI ROGAS. I vote to pass the amendment with the suggestion that the Consules consider revising the title at some point. I offer the title Lex Octavia de Ratione Centuriarum for consideration and stand ready to offer comments on request.

MOG: UTI ROGAS. This amendment, which allows for a number of centuries proportional to the population, will greatly contribute to a smooth running of the December elections, and decrease the likelihood that a "run-off" will be needed because no candidate obtained a majority of centuries. The people have already passed this lex overwhelmingly.

ATMC: UTI ROGAS. With the relatively few citizens that we have at this time, I believe this is needed.

ITEM II. Payment of $84 to Provincia Hispania Item PASSED unanimously. Uti Rogas (Yes): 17 votes.

PC : UTI ROGAS. I am impressed by this Provincia's activity and hope that it will serve as a model for others.

QFM: UTI ROGAS. We must live up to our promises

MOG: UTI ROGAS. Hispania is a dynamic and active province, with several events planned for the citizens. The citizens of Hispania have made a reasonable request for their portion of the money collected in that province, and we should grant it without delay

TLF: UTI ROGAS. Hispania is legally entitled to the money. Even if that weren't the case, it's a reasonable request from an outstanding provincia.

ATMC: UTI ROGAS. I believe that this is due to Provincia Hispania. Beyond that, Provincia Hispania has certainly contributed much, and is one of our most enthusiastic provinces.

Marcus Arminius Maior Tribunus Plebis

9 Aug 2755

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