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Legislative Research on Proposed Legislation

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Resolution Numbersort ascending Title Committee Topic
2024-C011 Add Howard W. Thurman to The Episcopal Church Calendar 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
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-B008 Amend Canon II.3.6.a and II.4 to Clarify Authorization of Liturgies 02 - Constitution and Canons Book of Common Prayer, Canons, Liturgy
2024-B007 Standing Committees and Ecclesiastical Authority 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Dioceses
2024-B006 Include the Episcopal Church in Micronesia in the Diocese of Hawai’i 03 - Governance and Structure Dioceses
2024-B005 Bold Churchwide Action toward Net Carbon Neutrality by 2030 15 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2024-B004 Commending Safe Gun Storage 07 - Social Justice and United States Policy Gun Control, Weapons
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-A167 Water Rights for Indigenous Communities and Lands 07 - Social Justice and United States Policy Environment, Racism
2024-A166 Registration of Firearms; Licensing of Firearm Sellers, Buyers, and Users; Use of Taggants 07 - Social Justice and United States Policy Gun Control, Weapons
2024-A165 The Confirmation of the Presiding Bishop Elect 20 - Confirmation of the Election of the Presiding Bishop Appointments/Elections, Presiding Bishop
2024-A164 2025-2027 Budget for The Episcopal Church 21 - Dispatch of Business/HOD Budget, Dioceses
2024-A163 Affirming the Ongoing Work across the Episcopal Church in Consideration of Ethical Issues in Investing 13 - Stewardship and Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment
2024-A162 Continuing the Task Force on the South Sudanese American Anglican Diaspora 04 - World Mission Ecumenism, Structure
2024-A161 The South Sudanese Anglican Diaspora in the United States 04 - World Mission Ecumenism
2024-A160 Revise Catechism in the Book of Common Prayer 10 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Common Prayer, Inclusive Language, Liturgy
2024-A159 Affirm the Continuation of Ecumenical Dialogues and Membership in Ecumenical/Interfaith Organizations 14 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2024-A158 Addressing Church Decline and Fostering Church Revitalization 08 - Congregational Vitality and Data-Driven Initiatives Congregations, Membership
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