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Resolution Number: 1982-D120
Title: Establish a Task Force on Disabled and Handicapped Persons
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 67th General Convention direct the Executive Council to establish a Task Force with at least 51% of the members being disabled/handicapped to deal with accessibility of disabled/handicapped persons into all areas of the life of the Episcopal Church; and be it further

Resolved, That the word "disabled/handicapped" be added to minority listings printed in the official publications issued by this General Convention; and be it further

Resolved, That the Joint Commission on Constitution and Canons be asked to review the Canons to insure inclusion of the words "disabled/handicapped persons" within the intent of the Canon and to report its findings to the 68th General Convention.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, New Orleans, 1982 (New York: General Convention, 1983), p. C-142.