The Acts of Convention

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Resolution Number: 1994-A130
Title: Amend Canon I.2.2 [Of the Presiding Bishop's Term of Office]
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Submitted
Final Text:

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That Canon I.2.2 be amended by striking the words "twelve years" in the third line thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the words "nine years".

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 1994 (New York: General Convention, 1995), p. 255.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Author: The Standing Commission on the Structure of the Church
Originating House: House of Deputies
Originating Committee: Committee on Structure

House of Deputies

Original Text of Resolution:

(A130)

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That Canon I.2.2 be amended by striking the words "twelve years" in the third line thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the words "nine years".

Motion carried

Resolution adopted

(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #22)

House of Bishops

The Committee on Structure presented its Report #12 on House of Deputies Message #22 on Resolution A130 (Reduce Presiding Bishop's Term to Nine Years) and moved concurrence.

The House concurred

(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #157)

Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, August 31.

Report Reference:   The Blue Book, 1994, p. 497.
Abstract:   The 71st General Convention amends Canon Title I.2.2 to reduce the Presiding Bishop's term from twelve to nine years.