After the validation of this semester's Student Senate elections, 50 new senators were sworn in Tuesday night.
The validation vote was scheduled for last week, but the UF Supreme Court postponed it while the Election Commission investigated the elections procedures.
The Supreme Court Justices lifted the injunction Monday night.
The senators were sworn in during the second half of the double meeting. The Senate has 100 seats, and half of them are elected each Spring and Fall.
During the five minutes that each outgoing senator was given to speak, many reflected on their time in the Senate and thanked their colleagues.
Sen. Tyler Bertot encouraged remaining and re-elected senators to remember they debate ideas, not people.
"We're all Gators, and we all want to do what's best for the University of Florida," he said.
Outgoing Sen. Trimaine Sheffield referenced the proposed cellphone charging stations in his farewell speech.
"I'm only a call away - unless your phone is dead," he joked.
Former Vice President Anthony Reynolds was also sworn in as Student Body President. Reynolds is replacing former President Ben Meyers, who stepped down last week due to unspecified personal reasons.
Former Sen. Juan Rodriguez will take Reynolds' place as vice president.
The Senate gave its preliminary approval for a resolution that thanked Meyers for his service.
The Senate also approved for a third time the transfer of $90,000 from reserve funds to Student Government Productions.
Interim Vice President of Student Affairs Dave Kratzer returned the bill and said he wanted the bill to address how much money would go to each organization.
Of the $90,000, $71,000 will go to bringing the Goo Goo Dolls to Gator Growl, $15,000 will go to the Florida International Step Show and $4,000 will go to Soulfest.
Student Body Treasurer TJ Villamil also vetoed a bill because of lack of detail.
Villamil said in an email to the Senate that he wanted the bill concerning cellphone charging stations on campus to list specific costs and to stipulate that if costs climb to more than 10 percent above the expected total cost of $28,800, the Senate must vote on it.
Senators who were sworn in Tuesday night did not vote on the bills.
Student Body President Anthony Reynolds is applauded by Student Government Senate members after being sworn in at Tuesday's meeting.