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-A139 Resolution to Change the Constitution of the General Theological Seminary 17 - Agencies and Boards Seminaries
2022-A164 Study of Benefit Obligation Effects on Clergy and Lay Professional Deployment 17 - Agencies and Boards Church Pension Fund, Employee Benefits
2022-A154 Revise Canon I.5 Regarding Archives of The Episcopal Church 17 - Agencies and Boards Archives, Canons
2022-A162 Feasibility Study of a Fund to Pay Congregations’ Future Benefit Obligations 17 - Agencies and Boards Employee Benefits, Small Churches
2022-A163 Invitation to CPF to Forecast Effects of Reduced Pension Assessment Obligations on Clergy Deployment and on Benefit Levels 17 - Agencies and Boards Church Pension Fund
2022-D077 Reaffirm and Commit to the Goal of a Permanent Location of an Archives for the Episcopal Church 17 - Agencies and Boards Archives
2022-D003 Resolution for The Creation of a Clergy Retirement Contribution Fund 17 - Agencies and Boards Church Pension Fund, Clergy Benefits
2022-A133 Amend Joint Rule of Order III.12 to Modify the Method of Showing Additions or Amendments to Facilitate Translation 01 - Rules of Order/Joint Rules of Order (Jt.)
2022-A134 Amend the House of Deputies Rule of Order XV.A.3 to Conform it to Current Practice Regarding the Form of Nominations from the Floor of the House 01 - Rules of Order/Joint Rules of Order (Jt.)
2022-A135 Amend Joint Rule of Order VII.22 to Streamline the Procedure for Obtaining a Background Check, if Required, before a Nomination from the House Floor 01 - Rules of Order/Joint Rules of Order (Jt.)
2022-A041 Amend Certain Joint Rules of Order to Permit Meeting by Electronic Means 01 - Rules of Order/Joint Canons, Committees and Commissions, Rules of Order
2022-A136 Amend the House of Deputies Rules of Order by Adding a New Rule VII.F Referral to the Constitutions and Canons Legislative Committee 01 - Rules of Order/Joint Rules of Order (Jt.)
2022-A124 Amend Joint Rules of Orders VII.17 and .20 on Nominees for the Court of Review 01 - Rules of Order/Joint Rules of Order (Jt.)
2022-A105 Amend Joint Rule VII.18 Regarding the Makeup of the Joint Standing Committee on Nominations 01 - Rules of Order/Joint Canons, Rules of Order (Jt.), Structure
2022-A106 Amend Joint Rules of Order VII.20 to Reduce the Number of Nominees Required to Be Presented by the Joint Standing Committee on Nominations 01 - Rules of Order/Joint Rules of Order (Jt.), Structure
2022-A118 Amend Canon IV.5.4 on the Election of Members of the Court of Review 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-D040 Amend Canons IV.13.4, IV 13.11.e, IV.13.13, and IV.14.6 [Document Dissemination, Appeal of Sanction, Of Hearing Panels, Order of Dismissal] 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-A075 Resolution Amending Canon IV.5.4 Provision for the Court of Review 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-A119 Amend Canon IV.17.3 and .4 on the Term of Office for the Disciplinary Board for Bishops 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-D041 Amend Canon IV.3: Of Accountability 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-A076 Resolution Amending Canon IV.15.2 Provision to serve Notice of Appeal 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-A120 Amend Canon IV.17.8 on Vacancies on the Court of Review for Bishops 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-D042 Amend Canons IV.2 and IV.13 (new insertion) [Terminology (Church Attorney); Declining to Advance] 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-A077 Resolution Amending Canon IV.15.3 Provision to Serve Notice of Appeal by Bishop Diocesan 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-B005 Proposed Amendment to Canon IV.10, Of Conciliation, to Enhance the Possibility that Restorative Justice and Other Reconciling Practices are Utilized Early in the Ecclesiastical Discipline Process 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-A044 Amend Canon IV.14.4 Provisions for Notices of Accords 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2022-D053 Amend Various Canons in Titles IV and V to Provide for Notices of Sentences 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-D095 Call for a Task Force for Review and Support of the Presiding Bishop’s Office of Pastoral Development 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Pastoral Care, Presiding Bishop
2022-A147 Amend Article IX [Court of Trial for Bishops--Second Reading] 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-A153 Amend Constitution Article IX [For the Trial of Presbyters and Deacons--Second Reading] 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-D035 Amend Canon IV.19.23: Of General Provisions [Expenses] 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-D036 Amend Canon IV.6.4: Of Intake and Referral of Information Concerning Offenses [Initial Inquiry] 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-D037 Amend Canon IV.11.2 Of Investigations 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-D038 Amend Canon IV.19.5.c Of General Provisions [Jurisdiction and Venue] 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2022-D039 Amend Canon IV.6.7: Of Intake and Referral of Information Concerning Offenses [Impanelment and notice] 03 - Title IV Disciplinary Canons Discipline