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Resolution Number: 2000-A081
Title: Urge Bishops and Diocesan Leaders to Support the National Implementation of a Just Wage
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 73rd General Convention of the Episcopal Church urge Bishops and leaders within their dioceses actively to support the ongoing implementation of a living wage within the institutions of the church, as passed by the 1997 General Convention and continue to advocate the passage of living wage ordinances at all government levels.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Denver, 2000 (New York: General Convention, 2001), p. 219.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Author: The Standing Commission on National Concerns
Originating House: House of Deputies
Originating Committee: Committee on National and International Concerns

House of Deputies

Original Text of Resolution:

(A081)

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the 73rd General Convention of the Episcopal Church, urge Bishops and leaders within their dioceses actively to support the ongoing implementation of a living wage within the institutions of the church, as passed by the 1997 General Convention and continue to advocate the passage of living wage ordinances at city, county, and state levels.

Committee Amendment:

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the 73rd General Convention of the Episcopal Church, urge Bishops and leaders within their dioceses actively to support the ongoing implementation of a living wage within the institutions of the church, as passed by the 1997 General Convention and continue to advocate the passage of living wage ordinances at city, county, and state levels all government levels.

Motion carried

Resolution adopted with amendment

(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #47)

House of Bishops

The House of Bishops Committee on National and International Concerns presented its Report #15 on HD Message #47 on Resolution A081 (National Support for the Implementation of a Just Wage) and moved concurrence.

The House concurred

(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #111)

Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, July 10.

Report Reference:   Report to the 73rd General Convention, 2000, p. 357.
Abstract:   The 73rd General Convention urges dioceses to support ongoing implementation of a just wage within the Church and to advocate the passage of living wage ordinances at all government levels.