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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Supplementary Documents Related to Proposed Legislation

Legislative Research on Proposed Legislation

Legislative Research on Proposed Legislation

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

Resolution Number Titlesort descending Committee Topic
2018-D078 Authorize Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Expansive Language) for Trial Use 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy
2018-A065 Authorize Lesser Feasts and Fasts 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts, Liturgy
2018-A086 Authorize Rites to Bless Relationships 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy, Marriage
2018-A064 Authorize the Book of Occasional Services, 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-D036 BCP Revision: Inclusive & Expansive Language 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer
2018-C009 Becoming A Sanctuary Church 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-C018 Becoming a Sanctuary Church 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-A228 Beloved Community Summit: Igniting the Church to be Bold Agents for Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-D067 Bias-Free and Expansive Language for God and Humanity 04 - Governance and Structure Inclusive Language
2018-A025 Bishops and Small-Congregation Clergy 15 - Ministry Christian Formation
2018-C060 Breaking the Episcopal Stained Glass Ceiling 15 - Ministry Equality, Structure, Women
2018-A216 Calendar Reformation 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Liturgy
2018-C037 Call to Respond to Opioid Epidemic 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Addiction, Health Care
2018-C020 Carbon Tax 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-D009 Christian Principles for Responding to Human Migration 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-C019 Church-Wide Paid Family Leave Policy 15 - Ministry Employee Benefits
2018-D049 Churchwide Fund for Clergy Education 15 - Ministry Seminaries, Theological Education
2018-B009 Civil Discourse 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship National Concerns, Public Policy
2018-D038 Civil Rights and Equality for All in Israel 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-A043 Clarify and Update Mandate 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-D079 Clarify Orders and Sentences in Title III, Title IV, and Title V 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A100 Clarify Secretary of Convention versus Secretary of House of Deputies 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Rules of Order (Jt.), Structure
2018-C029 Clergy Compensation by Race 17 - Church Pension Fund Church Pension Fund, Racism
2018-C021 Climate Change and additional support for EC Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-C042 Climate Change: Corporate Governance 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-A221 Collaboration and Networking 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Mission Strategy
2018-A006 Collect Demographic Data of Leadership 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism, Parochial Reports
2018-C046 Commemorating Appleton Deaconesses 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-D084 Commemoration of Emily Malbone Morgan 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-C055 Commemoration of Father Paul Wattson 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-A035 Commend "The Church Towards A Common Vision" 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-C007 Commend and Reconcile Baptismal Covenant to Reflect Our Unity With All Creation 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-A029 Commend the Evangelism Charter for the Church to All Episcopalians 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism
2018-A227 Communion Across Difference 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Marriage, Structure
2018-D085 Communion Relationship with Church of Sweden 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-D062 Companionship with Sudanese Christians 05 - World Mission World Mission
2018-D047 Compassionate Care of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Clergy 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Sexual Misconduct, Structure
2018-B010 Concerning the Service of the Church 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-A229 Condemnation of Racial Discrimination and Encouragement to Confront Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Discrimination, Reconciliation
2018-D029 Condemning Prolonged Solitary Confinement as a Form of Torture 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice, Human Rights
2018-A032 Congregational Redevelopment 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Congregations, Evangelism
2018-A217 Consultation of Common Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2018-A005 Continue a Church-wide Network for Planting Churches 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Evangelism
2018-B028 Continue Commitment to Growing Financial Generosity Within the Church 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Budget
2018-A008 Continuing the Advisory Council on the Stewardship of Creation 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A022 Create a Formation Networking Team 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Ministry
2018-A102 Create a Task Force on Budget Process 04 - Governance and Structure Budget
2018-C056 Create a Task Force on Full Inclusion 04 - Governance and Structure General Convention, Structure
2018-A061 Create a Task Force on Theology of Money 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Fiscal Responsibility, Stewardship
2018-A019 Create a Task Force To Study and Report on the Intersection of Evangelism, Church Planting and Care of Creation 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Environment