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-A044 Establishing an Anti-Racism/Racial Reconciliation Certification Framework: Building Capacity for Becoming Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Continuing Education, Reconciliation
2018-B007 Ethical Investing in Gun Manufacturers 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment, Weapons
2018-A047 Ethical Investments 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Economic Justice, Fiscal Responsibility, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-A135 Examine Cultural Homogeneity of the Canons 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Diversity
2018-D054 Expand YASC and EVIM Support 05 - World Mission Budget, Youth
2018-D046 Expansive-Language Liturgical Resources 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Inclusive Language, Liturgy
2018-A013 Facilitating the Development of the Church's Ministry of the Care of Creation 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Budget, Environment
2018-A223 Family Leave Policies 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-B017 Financial Support for Administering the Episcopal Service Corps 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Budget, Missionaries, Youth
2018-A040 Formal Response to "The Church: Towards a Common Vision" 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A024 Forming Culturally Diverse Clergy 15 - Ministry Christian Formation
2018-A020 Fossil Fuel Divestment 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D028 Freedom of Speech and the Right to Boycott 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Economic Justice
2018-A031 Fund a Full Time Evangelism Staff Officer 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Evangelism
2018-A196 Fund a Full-time Evangelism Staff Officer 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Episcopal Church Center
2018-A050 Funding for Safe Church Training 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Sexual Misconduct, Youth
2018-D002 Funding the Work of The Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-D069 Gather Annual Deployment and Compensation Data for LGBT and Gender Nonbinary Clergy 15 - Ministry Clergy Deployment
2018-D005 Gather Racial/Ethnic Statistics About Episcopal Elections and Clergy Compensation 15 - Ministry Ordained Ministry
2018-B027 Gender Inclusivity in Climate Change Action 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A002 General Convention Daily Agenda 22 - Dispatch of Business/HOD General Convention
2018-C006 Guidelines for Inclusion of Transgender Youth in our Churches, Schools, and Camps 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Gender Identity, Justice
2018-B005 Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Weapons
2018-D001 Haitian Temporary Protective Status 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-A178 Halt the Intensification and Implementation of Immigration Policies and Practices that are Harmful to Migrant Women, Parents and Children 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-D095 HBCU Direct Giving Pilot Program 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Budget, Education
2018-D081 Helping Communities Affected by Change in Energy Use 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Economic Justice, Environment
2018-A046 Host a Racial Reconciliation Awards Program 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A049 Host Model Policies on DFMS Website 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Sexual Misconduct, Youth
2018-A026 Identify Effective Formation Models 15 - Ministry Theological Education
2018-B019 Impact Investing for Palestine 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D058 Impairment Commission - Rapid Response Team for Crisis Intervention 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse
2018-D057 Impairment Commission - Training on Alcohol and Substance Misuse 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse, Theological Education
2018-D059 Impairment Commission - Training on Alcohol/Substance Misuse for Church Leadership 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse
2018-C053 Implementation of Canon III.1 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-A083 Implementation of The Way Forward - Establishing an Effective and Efficient 21st Century Seminary 04 - Governance and Structure Seminaries, Structure
2018-C051 Include The Way of Light Liturgy in Book of Occasional Services 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-C048 Inclusion of a Hymn in Honor of Artemisia Bowden 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Music, Liturgy
2018-C054 Inclusion of Transgender People 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Gender Identity, Justice
2018-B011 Inclusive Language Policies for Episcopal Seminaries and Formation Programs 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Inclusive Language, Theological Education
2018-D086 Inclusive Practices for Diverse Representation 04 - Governance and Structure Diversity
2018-D094 Increase Focus and Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean 05 - World Mission International Relations, Mission Strategy
2018-D098 Increase Focus and Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean 05 - World Mission International Relations, Mission Strategy
2018-A237 Investigation of Pension Parity Resolution 04 - Governance and Structure Justice
2018-D006 Just Transition: Automation and New Technology 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Education, Environment, Labor, Technology
2018-A181 Liability Insurance for Clergy 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Clergy Benefits, Discipline
2018-A073 Mandates to Provinces 04 - Governance and Structure Provinces
2018-B012 Marriage Rites for the Whole Church 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy, Marriage
2018-A052 Matters Pertaining to The Episcopal Church in Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba Church Pension Fund, New Dioceses
2018-C023 Medical Trust Provider Option 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits