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Resolution Number: 1997-C024
Title: Request the Medical Trust to Cover Domestic Partnerships in Health Plans
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the Episcopal Church Clergy and Employees' Medical Trust be authorized to offer to dioceses which desire such coverage provision for the inclusion of domestic partners in its health insurance plans. The extension of such coverage shall not constitute an opinion as to what constitutes an ecclesiastically sanctioned domestic unit.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, 1997 (New York: General Convention, 1998), p. 88.