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 Numbersort descending Title Committee Topic
2018-A217 Consultation of Common Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2018-A218 The Proposed Book of Occasional Services 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-A219 Refer Portions of The Proposed Book of Occasional Services 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-A220 Translations and Interpretations 04 - Governance and Structure Language Translation
2018-A221 Collaboration and Networking 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Mission Strategy
2018-A222 Against Caste-and Descent-Based Discrimination 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Discrimination, Human Rights
2018-A223 Family Leave Policies 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-A225 On the Importance of Ecumenism for Becoming Beloved Community 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A226 Site of 81st General Convention (2024) 04 - Governance and Structure General Convention
2018-A227 Communion Across Difference 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Marriage, Structure
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-A229 Condemnation of Racial Discrimination and Encouragement to Confront Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Discrimination, Reconciliation
2018-A230 Deploring the Sin of Scapegoating in Politics 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Discrimination
2018-A237 Investigation of Pension Parity Resolution 04 - Governance and Structure Justice
2018-A238 Admit Episcopal Diocese of Cuba as a Diocese of The Episcopal Church 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses
2018-B001 Set Rates for Funding Church Budget 21 – Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance Budget
2018-B002 Anti-Corruption 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Justice
2018-B003 On the Status of Jerusalem 07 - Social Justice and International Policy International Relations, Middle East
2018-B004 Eliminate Usage of Term Anti-Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Racism
2018-B005 Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Weapons
2018-B006 Amend Canon I.17 15 - Ministry Canons, Employee Benefits, Labor, Lay Ministry
2018-B007 Ethical Investing in Gun Manufacturers 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment, Weapons
2018-B008 Stewardship in Communities of Color 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Fund Raising, Stewardship
2018-B009 Civil Discourse 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship National Concerns, Public Policy
2018-B010 Concerning the Service of the Church 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-B011 Inclusive Language Policies for Episcopal Seminaries and Formation Programs 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Inclusive Language, Theological Education
2018-B012 Marriage Rites for the Whole Church 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy, Marriage
2018-B013 Response to Yemen Humanitarian Crisis 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Warfare
2018-B014 Director's Fees for the President of the House of Deputies 16 - Churchwide Leadership House of Deputies, Structure
2018-B016 Adopt ELCA Action on Israel/Palestine 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-B017 Financial Support for Administering the Episcopal Service Corps 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Budget, Missionaries, Youth
2018-B018 A Resolution For Reconciliation and Engagement in the Holy Land 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East, Peace
2018-B019 Impact Investing for Palestine 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-B021 Support Aid to Palestinian Refugees 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East, Refugees
2018-B022 Support for the Episcopal Church in the Philippines and Joint Efforts to Continue the Jesus Movement Scholarship Program 05 - World Mission Theological Education
2018-B023 Armenian Rite for Holy Cross Day 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2018-B024 Police Killings and Mental Illness 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Security
2018-B025 Water as a Human Right 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment, Human Rights
2018-B026 Embracing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Budget, Economic Development
2018-B027 Gender Inclusivity in Climate Change Action 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-B028 Continue Commitment to Growing Financial Generosity Within the Church 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Budget
2018-B029 Reaffirmation of Jubilee Ministries 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Budget, Social Action
2018-B030 Review of Nominations for Trustees of The Church Pension Fund 04 - Governance and Structure Church Pension Fund
2018-C001 Reduced Enforcement of Immigration 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-C002 Support Legislation for a Clean DREAM Act 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-C003 Way of Light Liturgy 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-C004 Study the Implications of Expanding Paid Family Leave 17 - Church Pension Fund Church Pension Fund, Employee Benefits
2018-C005 Appoint Task Force to Study Implementation of Canon III.1 15 - Ministry Lay Ministry, Structure
2018-C006 Guidelines for Inclusion of Transgender Youth in our Churches, Schools, and Camps 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Gender Identity, Justice
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