Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2003-A008
Title: Urge Congress to Repeal Mandatory Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 74th General Convention urge the Congress of the United States to repeal the mandatory Federal sentencing guidelines used in federal criminal matters, and direct the Office of Government Relations to work for such repeal in order to give federal judges more discretion in sentencing offenders, and to overcome the current racially discriminatory impact of these guidelines.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 2003 (New York: General Convention, 2004), p. 126f.