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Agenda Item Vote Results - November 2012 USCCB General Assembly

 

Action Item Votes

ACTION ITEM #01:

Do the members approve financial assistance to the Archdiocese for the Military Services in the form of a national collection to be taken up every three years proximate to Veteran's Day or a similar strategic date beginning in 2013?
VOTE: Majority Vote of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT:  Passed (Yes: 123, No: 42, Abstain: 8)

ACTION ITEM #02

Do the members accept the recommendation of the Committee on Priorities and Plans for the addition of one staff position in the National Religious Retirement Office?
VOTE: Majority Vote of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 174, No: 49, Abstain: 2)

ACTION ITEM #03

Do the members accept the recommendation of the Committee on Priorities and Plans for the addition of one staff position in service to the Subcommittee on Native American Affairs under the Secretariat for Cultural Diversity in the Church with the understanding that this position will be fully funded by the Black and Indian Mission Collection?
VOTE: Majority Vote of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 188, No: 40, Abstain: 6)

ACTION ITEM #04

Do the members support the recommendation of the Committee on Priorities and Plans for the approval and implementation of the 2013-2016 Strategic Plan for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops?
VOTE: Majority Vote of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 233, No: 0, Abstain: 4)

ACTION ITEM #05

Do the members accept the recommendation of the Committee on Budget & Finance for approval of the 2013 Budget?
VOTE: Majority Vote of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 200, No: 24, Abstain: 9)

ACTION ITEM #06

Do the members approve the decree establishing the practice to be observed when promulgating USCCB particular legislation?
VOTE: Two-thirds Latin Church Members
RESULT: RESULT: Passed (Yes: 217, No: 3, Abstain: 1)

ACTION ITEM #07

Do the members approve the proposed Formal Statement: Preaching the Mystery of Faith: The Sunday Homily?
VOTE: Two-thirds of the Conference Membership
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 227, No: 11, Abstain: 4)

ACTION ITEM #08

Do the Latin Church members approve the "Scope of Work" for an amended edition of the English translation of the Liturgy of the Hours for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America? VOTE: Two-thirds of the Latin Church Member
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 189, No: 41, Abstain: 1)

ACTION ITEM #09

Do the Latin Church members approve the inscription of the Optional Memorial of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos as an addition to the Proper Calendar for the Dioceses of the United States of America?
VOTE: Two-thirds of the Latin Church Members with subsequent confirmation by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacrament
RESULT:  Passed (Yes: 213, No: 1, Abstain: 1)

ACTION ITEM #10 (withdrawn)

ACTION ITEM #11

Do the members approve the proposed Special Message on Work, Poverty and a Broken Economy?
VOTE: Two-thirds of the Conference Membership Present and Voting
RESULT:  Failed (Yes: 134, No: 85, Abstain: 9)

ACTION ITEM #12

Do the members approve the proposal to establish a new position of public affairs director?
VOTE: Majority Vote of those Members Present and Voting
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 202, No: 25, Abstain: 4)

Canonical Consultation on cause for canonization of the Servant of God Dorothy Day

ACTION REQUIRED: Formal Vote (voice)
RESULT: Passed (by voice vote)

ACTION ITEM #13

Do the members approve the proposed letter of pastoral exhortation to the faithful, encouraging them to avail themselves of the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation during Lent 2013?
VOTE: Two-thirds of the Conference Membership
RESULT: Passed (Yes: 236, No: 1, Abstain: 0)




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