This page contains links to previous legislation and documents relating to resolutions submitted to the General Convention meeting in Baltimore, July 7th-14th, 2022.  For additional research on previous actions or topics considered by General Convention, please contact the Archives using the Research Request Form. Be sure to identify yourself as a Legislative Committee member in order to receive a priority response. The chair of any Legislative Committee may request the posting of supplementary documents provided they are related and historical in nature.

Legislative Committee Secretary Documents

 

Legislative Research on Proposed Legislation

Note: This page is updated frequently as resolutions are assigned to committees.

Resolution Number Title Committeesort descending Topic
2022-A121 Amend House of Bishops Rule of Order II.B on the Term of Office for the Secretary 01 - Rules of Order/HOB   House of Bishops, Rules of Order
2022-A122 Amend House of Bishops Rule of Order II.G on the Term of Office for the Vice President 01 - Rules of Order/HOB   House of Bishops, Rules of Order
2022-D021 Amending HoD Rule of Order XIV [Recording Vote Totals in the Journal] 01 - Rules of Order/HOD House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2022-A123 Amend House of Deputies Rule of Order XVI on Requiring a Deacon on the Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop 01 - Rules of Order/HOD House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2022-C009 Mandates Anti-Racism & Racial Reconciliation Training for the House of Deputies 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Canons, Racism, Reconciliation, Rules of Order
2022-A138 Amend HOD Rule VIII to allow Committee Meetings and Hearings prior to the start of General Convention 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order
2022-A036 Conform Joint Rule of Order VII.18 to Canon I.2.1.d 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Canons, Structure
2022-A035 Allow Lay Persons Who Become Ordained and Priests Who Become Bishops to Serve Out Their Terms on Standing Commissions 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2022-A111 Amend Canon I.2.1.a on Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop 02 - Constitution and Canons Appointments/Elections, Canons, Presiding Bishop
2022-A038 Shorten Period for Notification of Interim Body Appointments 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Structure
2022-A112 Amend Canon I.2.2 on Eligibility and Term of Office of the Presiding Bishop 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Presiding Bishop
2022-A039 Use More Precise Language in Canon III.11.3.c as Amended by Resolution 2018-A282 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2022-A113 Amend Canon I.4.3 on Term of Office of the Audit Committee 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Fiscal Responsibility
2022-A040 Specify Electronic Transmission of Certain Documents and Records 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2022-A115 Amend Canon I.15.10.a to Remove Outdated Reference on Congregations outside the United States 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-A074 Resolution Amending Canon III.11.8.a Provision for Written Objections to the Election of a Bishop Diocesan 02 - Constitution and Canons Appointments/Elections, Canons, Dioceses
2022-C002 Episcopal Church Canon Concerning Financial Affairs – Title I, Canon 7.1.f 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2022-A146 Amend Constitution Articles VI and VIII [Regarding Full Communion--Second Reading] 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution--Second Reading
2022-A042 Permitting Sending Required Notices and Other Papers by Electronic Means 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-A148 Amend Constitution Article I.2 [House of Bishops--Second Reading] 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution--Second Reading
2022-A043 Striking Outdated Reference to Provincial Court of Review 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-A149 Amend Constitution Article II.4-8 [Bishops Suffragan--Second Reading] 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution--Second Reading
2022-A114 Amend Canon I.8.2 on Term of Office for Board the Church Pension Fund 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Church Pension Fund
2022-A150 Amend Constitution Article III [Bishops Consecrated for Foreign Lands--Second Reading] 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution--Second Reading
2022-A045 Amend Canon I.19.2.b to Update a Word 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Dioceses
2022-A032 Amend Canon III.11.9.b to Correct an Oversight in a 2018 Canonical Amendment 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Canons
2022-A151 Amend Constitution Article IV [Standing Committees--Second Reading] 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution--Second Reading
2022-A034 Clarify the Standing Commission's Mandate 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Structure
2022-A152 Amend Constitution Article 5.1 [Admission of New Dioceses--Second Reading] 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution--Second Reading, New Dioceses
2022-A159 Amend Constitution Article II.7 Bishop Suffragan for Armed Forces--Second Reading 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution--Second Reading
2022-A157 Amend Article I Sec. 7 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution--Second Reading, General Convention
2022-D056 Amend Canon III.11.9.a to Correct Cross-reference 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Canons
2022-A033 Amend Canon I.1.2.n.1.iii to Revise the Title of Executive Council's By-laws 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Executive Council
2022-D057 Amend Canon III.5.2 to Delete Duplicated Language 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2022-A098 On Online Tools for Adaptive Leadership 04 - Governance and Structure Structure
2022-A099 Research Capacity for The Episcopal Church 04 - Governance and Structure Structure
2022-C071 Standards for Spanish Language Use in The Episcopal Church 04 - Governance and Structure Language Translation
2022-A001 Joint Standing Committee on Planning and Arrangements 04 - Governance and Structure General Convention
2022-D085 Spanish Grammatical Conventions in Official Communications and Liturgy 04 - Governance and Structure Language Translation
2022-D050 Reunion of the Diocese of The Episcopal Church in North Texas with The Episcopal Diocese of Texas 04 - Governance and Structure Dioceses
2022-A025 Inclusivity in Forms and Information on the Website of The Episcopal Church and Related Organizations 04 - Governance and Structure Parochial Reports, Technology
2022-D019 Acknowledgement of Indigenous Lands 04 - Governance and Structure Native Americans and Ministry
2022-D055 Amend Canon I.9.1 to Add the Diocese of Cuba 04 - Governance and Structure Dioceses
2022-A129 Resolution for a Forensic Audit of the Funds of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society 04 - Governance and Structure Racism, Reconciliation
2022-D067 Addressing the Loss of Civil Rights 04 - Governance and Structure Civil Rights
2022-D089 Equitable Access to General Convention for Non-Domestic Diocese Deputies 04 - Governance and Structure House of Deputies
2022-D092 Concerning the Exclusion of Same-Sex Spouses of Bishops from Lambeth Conference 2022 04 - Governance and Structure Anglican Communion, Homosexuality
2022-A031 Amend the Constitution and Canons Relating to Mergers of Dioceses 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Constitution, New Dioceses
2022-C044 Inclusivity on TEC website 04 - Governance and Structure Technology
2022-C021 Amend Canon 9.1 to change the Diocese of Puerto Rico to Province II 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, Provinces