Delegates approve Article II bylaw changes

Saturday, June 22, 2013
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GA delegates voted Saturday afternoon on changes to Article II—the Principles and Purposes––of the UUA bylaws. Delegates authorized changing Section C-2.3, the paragraph titled “Non-discrimination.” The change deletes…

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Delegates approve bylaw changes about electronic voting

Saturday, June 22, 2013

GA delegates voted Saturday afternoon to approve a series of bylaw changes to include language to support voting by secure, electronic ballots in UUA elections. The changes were…

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Delegates approve bylaw changes adding regions

Saturday, June 22, 2013

In the first year of a two-year process, delegates approved changes to the UUA’s “C” bylaws that introduce a new intermediary structure between congregations, districts, and the Association….

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GA finalizes several bylaw amendments without debate

Sunday, June 24, 2012
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Delegates to the 2012 General Assembly almost unanimously approved several amendments to the Unitarian Universalist Association’s bylaws without debate at Sunday’s plenary. All three amendments required approval by…

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Delegates discuss Article XV amendment, congregations

Thursday, June 21, 2012
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At a business mini-assembly Thursday afternoon, General Assembly delegates examined a proposed bylaw change to Article XV of the UUA bylaws, which dictates the procedure for amending other bylaws….

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Approved: Amendment to update Ministerial Fellowship Committee Rules

Sunday, June 26, 2011

GA delegates voted Sunday afternoon without debate to approve a bylaw change to Sections 4.8 of Article IV and C-10.9 of Article X. These changes reflect new Ministerial…

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Approved: Amendments pertaining to RE Credentialing Committee

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Delegates at Sunday morning’s plenary session approved a series of bylaw changes that clarify the procedures for the Religious Education Credentialing Committee in either revoking or suspending the…

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Approved: References to obsolete staff groups removed

Sunday, June 26, 2011

General Assembly delegates have voted to approve a bylaw change to Section 4.12 (UUA Statements of Conscience) of  Article IV. The amendment replaces the name of a now-nonexistent…

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GA swiftly adopts Article XV amendments

Sunday, June 26, 2011

General Assembly delegates voted overwhelmingly and without debate to pass a bylaw change to Article XV of the UUA bylaws, which dictates the procedure for amending other bylaws….

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Assembly reduces length of Nominating Committee terms

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Delegates to the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly voted Saturday to change the terms of the Nominating Committee from one six-year term to two three-year terms. The motion…

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Delegates reduce size of UUA board

Saturday, June 25, 2011

General Assembly delegates voted today to reduce the size of the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees from 26 members to 14. The bylaw amendment also ends the…

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Approved: Amendment affecting Ministerial Fellowship Committee

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Delegates have overwhelmingly approved an amendment to Article VII, section 7.6 (Ministerial Fellowship Committee). The amendment modifies the conditions for appointment to the Ministerial Fellowship Committee, allows for…

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Approved: Rule update recognizing district’s new name

Saturday, June 25, 2011

General Assembly delegates at the Saturday morning plenary session approved a proposed change to Rule G-13.2.1 “Establishing Districts.” The change recognizes the recent decision made by the former…

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Amendment to board restructuring bylaw passes in Mini-Assembly

Thursday, June 23, 2011

A vocal group of delegates to the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly met in a Mini-Assembly Thursday afternoon to discuss a proposed bylaw amendment that would shrink the…

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Passed: Remaining bylaw amendments

Sunday, June 27, 2010

In quick succession at the end of Sunday’s first plenary session, delegates approved three bylaw or rule amendments that had been postponed from earlier in the GA agenda….

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Amending rules and bylaws about setting GA agenda

Saturday, June 26, 2010

In Saturday morning’s plenary, delegates approved a body of amendments to the UUA bylaws and rules that formally transfer authority for setting the General Assembly business agenda from…

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Mini-assembly offers changes to elections reform

Friday, June 25, 2010

At Friday afternoon’s mini-assembly on proposed changes to the elections process for the UUA president and moderator, delegates recommended several amendments. A substantial amendment offered by the Board…

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Responsive resolutions on Article II, Article XV, and African visas

Monday, July 13, 2009

The final texts of the responsive resolutions adopted by the UUA General Assembly during the final plenary session June 28 are now online: “Responsive Resolutions on Inclusion: Two…

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Amendment to Article II fails

Saturday, June 27, 2009

By a very close vote, the motion to amend Article II of the UUA Bylaws has failed. The final vote was 573 for and 586 against.

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Tellers are counting votes on Article II revision

Saturday, June 27, 2009

After more than an hour of debate about the Commission on Appraisal’s proposed revision to Article II of the UUA Bylaws, Moderator Gini Courter has called for a…

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