This page contains documents relating to resolutions submitted to the 81st General Convention, meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, June 23-28, 2024.  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.

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Legislative Research on Proposed Legislation

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Resolution Numbersort ascending Title Committee Topic
2024-C010 Access to Prison Ministries 17 - Accessibility and Inclusion Prisons
2024-C009 Petition of the Episcopal Church In Navajoland to become a Missionary Diocese 03 - Governance and Structure New Dioceses
2024-C008 Review Diocesan Assessments 03 - Governance and Structure Program, Budget and Finance
2024-C007 Support for the Provinces as Part of The Episcopal Church Structure 03 - Governance and Structure Provinces, Structure
2024-C006 The Episcopal Church Conversations Regarding Provinces 03 - Governance and Structure Provinces
2024-C005 Diocesan Conversations Regarding Provinces 03 - Governance and Structure Provinces
2024-C004 The Episcopal Church Diocesan Assessment 03 - Governance and Structure Program, Budget and Finance
2024-C003 On Affordable Housing 07 - Social Justice and United States Policy Poverty
2024-C002 On Responsible Travel to the Holy Land 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2024-C001 On the Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry 23 - Privilege and Courtesy/HOD Courtesy
2024-B003 The Tree of Life: an Armenian Rite for Holy Cross Day 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2024-B002 Build Eco-Region Creation Networks for Crucial Impact 15 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2024-B001 Experimental Creation Care Language for the Baptismal Covenant 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Baptism, Environment
2024-A157 House of Deputies Rules on Legislative Committee Report Deadline 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A156 House of Deputies Rules of Order on Written Comments 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A155 Update the House of Deputies Rules Upon a Different Convention Schedule 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A154 Presubmission of Amendments in the House of Deputies 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A153 Change to House of Deputies Debate Rules 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A152 Resolution Submission Deadline in House of Deputies Rules of Order 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A151 Removal from the Consent Calendar in the House of Deputies 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A150 Amending the Motion to Suspend the HOD Rules of Order 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A149 Amending Daily Session Schedule for House of Deputies 01 - Rules of Order/HOD General Convention, House of Deputies, Rules of Order
2024-A148 Amend Canons to Underscore Support for the Episcopal Coalition for Racial Equity and Justice 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Racism, Reconciliation
2024-A147 Referring Lay Disciplinary Canon Issue to Standing Commission on Structure, Governance, Constitution and Canons 18 - Title IV: Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2024-A146 Study of Lay Discipline for Elected and Appointed Offices 18 - Title IV: Disciplinary Canons Discipline
2024-A145 Urging Pastoral Compassion and Discretion for Clergy and Laity Who Disclose Diverse Family and Household Structures 17 - Accessibility and Inclusion Diversity
2024-A144 Review the Application of Canons I.17.5 and III.1.2 17 - Accessibility and Inclusion Diversity
2024-A143 Amend IV.17.3.b and IV.17.5 - Disciplinary Board for Bishops 18 - Title IV: Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2024-A142 Amend Canon IV.6.7 - Copy of Notice 18 - Title IV: Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2024-A141 Amend Canon IV.6.9 - Monthly Reports 18 - Title IV: Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2024-A140 Amend Canon IV.6.8 - Reference Panel 18 - Title IV: Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2024-A139 Amend Canon IV.6.4 - Intake Timeline 18 - Title IV: Disciplinary Canons Canons, Discipline
2024-A138 Task Force on Parity and Equity of Lay Compensation and Benefits 12 - Agencies and Boards Employee Benefits, Structure
2024-A137 Create a Task Force for Youth Formation and World Mission 11 - Formation and Discipleship Structure, World Mission, Youth
2024-A136 Translating the Catechism 11 - Formation and Discipleship Book of Common Prayer, Language Translation, Liturgy
2024-A135 Compensation for Non-stipendiary Clergy 12 - Agencies and Boards Clergy Benefits
2024-A134 Establishing a Task Force for the Funding and Study of Compensation and Benefits for Deacons and Non-Stipendiary Priests 12 - Agencies and Boards Clergy Benefits, Structure
2024-A133 Establishing a Task Force for the Study of Fair Hiring Policies within The Episcopal Church 17 - Accessibility and Inclusion DFMS/PECUSA, Employee Benefits, Structure
2024-A132 Establishing an Online Hub for Continuing Formation and Ministry Resources 11 - Formation and Discipleship Christian Formation, Ministry, Technology
2024-A131 Creation of a Supplement to The Hymnal 1982 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2024-A130 Developing Alternative Hymn Texts 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2024-A129 Lectionary for Lesser Feasts and Fasts 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2024-A128 Concerning Minor Edits to Lesser Feasts and Fast 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2024-A127 Establish a Working Group to Update Biographies in Lesser Feasts and Fasts 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2024-A126 Transfer Dates of Commemorations in Lesser Feasts and Fasts 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2024-A125 Add Optional Fast Days to Lesser Feasts and Fasts 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2024-A124 Authorize the Trial Use Commemoration of Lili’uokalani of Hawai’i -- First Reading 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2024-A123 Authorize the Trial use Commemoration of Adeline Blanchard Tyler and Her Companions -- First Reading 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2024-A122 Withdraw the Trial Use Commemoration of Episcopal Deaconesses 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2024-A121 Authorize the Commemoration of the Consecration of Barbara Clementine Harris -- Second Reading 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar