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 Numbersort descending Title Committee Topic
2018-A151 Amend Article I.4-8 of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution
2018-A152 Amend Article III of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution
2018-A153 Amend Article IV of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution
2018-A154 Amend Canon I.13.3(a) 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Dioceses
2018-A155 Amend Canon III.5.1(c) 02 - Constitution and Canons 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-A158 Amend Canon III.11.3(a)(1) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A159 Amend Canon III.11.3(a) (third paragraph) and III.11.4 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A160 Amend Canon III.11.9(a) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A161 Amend Canon III.9(b) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A162 Amend Canons III.11.9(c)(1) and III.9(c)(4) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A163 Amend Canon III.11 to add Canon III.11.10 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Canons
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-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-A170 Amend Canon III.12.12(a) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons, Discipline
2018-A171 Amend Canon III.13 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A172 Amend Canon I.2.3 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A173 Amend Canon I.2.1(a-f) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons, Presiding Bishop
2018-A174 Create Advisory Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Interfaith Relations
2018-A175 Amend Article II.7 - Second Reading 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, Constitution--Second Reading
2018-A176 Amend Article V - Second Reading 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, Constitution--Second Reading
2018-A177 Amend Article I.1 - Second Reading 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, Constitution--Second Reading, General Convention
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-A179 Amend Canon I.1.2(o) - Creating Task Forces 04 - Governance and Structure Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-A180 Amend Article V, Section 1 - Admission of a Diocese - First Reading 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, Constitution--First Reading, New Dioceses
2018-A181 Liability Insurance for Clergy 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Clergy Benefits, Discipline
2018-A182 Discipline of Priests and Deacons at the Provincial or Church Wide Level 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Dioceses, Discipline
2018-A183 Amend Article IX - First Reading 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Constitution, Constitution--First Reading
2018-A184 Amend Title III.8.5(h) 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons
2018-A185 Amend House of Deputies Rule of Order XII.D 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order
2018-A186 Amend House of Deputies Rule of Order XV 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order
2018-A187 Amend HOD Rules of Order XIV 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order
2018-A188 Amend HOD Rules of Order II 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order
2018-A189 Create Task Force to Develop Process for Substance Abuse Screening 15 - Ministry Structure, Substance Abuse
2018-A193 Amend Rules of Order XVI 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Appointments/Elections, Presiding Bishop, Rules of Order
2018-A194 Study Revision of Joint Rules of Order 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order (Jt.)
2018-A195 Establishing a Staff Person for Liturgy and Music on the Staff of the Presiding Bishop 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Budget, Episcopal Church Center
2018-A196 Fund a Full-time Evangelism Staff Officer 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Episcopal Church Center
2018-A207 Encouraging Mission as Part of the Beloved Community 05 - World Mission World Mission
2018-A208 Establish a Standing Commission on World Mission 05 - World Mission Structure, World Mission
2018-A209 Reunification with La Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses, Reconciliation
2018-A213 Promoting Energy and Water Efficiency Across The Church 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Budget, Environment
2018-A214 Preparing for Admission of La Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses
2018-A215 Solidarity with the People of Venezuela 05 - World Mission Justice
2018-A216 Calendar Reformation 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Liturgy