This page contains links to previous legislation and documents relating to resolutions submitted to the General Convention meeting in Austin, July 5th-13th, 2018.  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. Once the Convention is underway, the Archives Legislative Research office will be located within the General Convention Secretariat. 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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Note: This page is updated frequently as resolutions are assigned to committees.

Resolution Number Titlesort descending Committee Topic
2018-A179 Amend Canon I.1.2(o) - Creating Task Forces 04 - Governance and Structure Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-A079 Amend Canon I.11.3(c) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Missionary Dioceses, Provinces
2018-A154 Amend Canon I.13.3(a) 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Dioceses
2018-B006 Amend Canon I.17 15 - Ministry Canons, Employee Benefits, Labor, Lay Ministry
2018-D052 Amend Canon I.18.7 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Marriage
2018-D070 Amend Canon I.2.(n) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Constitution, Structure
2018-A173 Amend Canon I.2.1(a-f) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons, Presiding Bishop
2018-A172 Amend Canon I.2.3 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-C026 Amend Canon I.20.1 - Building Full communion with Church of Sweden 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-D042 Amend Canon I.4.1 04 - Governance and Structure Canons
2018-A101 Amend Canon I.4.1(d) Related to DFMS By-laws 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Executive Council
2018-A077 Amend Canon I.7.1(a) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Provinces
2018-D037 Amend Canon I.8 17 - Church Pension Fund Canons
2018-A105 Amend Canon I.8.2 - Provide Background Checks for Nominees 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Church Pension Fund
2018-A078 Amend Canon I.9.2-13 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Provinces
2018-A062 Amend Canon II.3.6-9 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Canons, Liturgy
2018-C028 Amend Canon II.4 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Baptism, Canons, Liturgy
2018-D092 Amend Canon III.1.2 - Non-Discrimination in Access to Discernment Process 15 - Ministry Canons, Equality, Ordained Ministry
2018-D083 Amend Canon III.10.2 15 - Ministry Anglican Communion, Canons
2018-A163 Amend Canon III.11 to add Canon III.11.10 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Canons
2018-A156 Amend Canon III.11.1 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Bishops, Canons
2018-A157 Amend Canon III.11.2 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2018-A107 Amend Canon III.11.2 Regarding the Election of a Bishop 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A159 Amend Canon III.11.3(a) (third paragraph) and III.11.4 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A158 Amend Canon III.11.3(a)(1) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A160 Amend Canon III.11.9(a) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A098 Amend Canon III.12.10 - Timelines and Pastoral Response in Mediation 15 - Ministry Canons, Discipline, Reconciliation
2018-A170 Amend Canon III.12.12(a) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons, Discipline
2018-A164 Amend Canon III.12.2 15 - Ministry Canons, Clergy Education
2018-A165 Amend Canon III.12.3 to add Section 3(f) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons
2018-A166 Amend Canon III.12.4(c) and add Canon III.12.4(d) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons
2018-A167 Amend Canon III.12.5 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons
2018-A130 Amend Canon III.12.7 - Correcting for Uniformity 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Discipline
2018-A168 Amend Canon III.12.9(a) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A169 Amend Canon III.12.9(l) and Canon III.12.9(m) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A084 Amend Canon III.12.9-12 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons
2018-A171 Amend Canon III.13 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-C040 Amend Canon III.4.1(a) 15 - Ministry Canons, Lay Ministry
2018-A094 Amend Canon III.4.1(b) for Clarity regarding Bishop Suffragan of the Armed Forces 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Chaplains
2018-A108 Amend Canon III.6.5(g) Addressing Harassment and Sexual Misconduct 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Sexual Misconduct
2018-D073 Amend Canon III.7.4 and Canon III.9.3 15 - Ministry Canons, Clergy Deployment
2018-A093 Amend Canon III.8.7(f)- Deacons Who Subsequently Seek Ordination to the Priesthood 15 - Ministry Canons, Ordained Ministry
2018-A091 Amend Canon III.9 and III.7 - Equity in Clergy Hiring and Appointment Practices 15 - Ministry Canons, Discrimination, Ordained Ministry
2018-D035 Amend Canon III.9 regarding Reconciliation and Mediation Between Clergy 15 - Ministry Canons
2018-A161 Amend Canon III.9(b) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A134 Amend Canon IV.12.3 - Conference Panel Process 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A118 Amend Canon IV.13 and Canon IV.14.7 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A132 Amend Canon IV.14 Notice of Accords 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-D064 Amend Canon IV.14.12(a) and IV.14.12(b) 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A131 Amend Canon IV.14.5 - Clarity About Accords 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline