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-C008 Advocacy for Creation Care 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-C009 Becoming A Sanctuary Church 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-C012 Add Origen of Alexandria to the Church Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-C013 Against Human Trafficking 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Human Rights, Justice
2018-C014 S uicide Prevention Advocacy and Clergy Training 15 - Ministry Clergy Education, Theological Education
2018-C015 Stricter Guidelines for "Lunch Box" Guns 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Gun Control, Weapons
2018-C017 A Just Peace in the Holy Land 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-C018 Becoming a Sanctuary Church 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-C019 Church-Wide Paid Family Leave Policy 15 - Ministry Employee Benefits
2018-C020 Carbon Tax 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-C021 Climate Change and additional support for EC Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-C022 Supporting Transgender Access 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Discrimination, Gender Identity
2018-C023 Medical Trust Provider Option 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-C024 Translations of Book of Common Prayer 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Language Translation
2018-C025 Amend Canons I.9.1, II.3.6(d) and III.5.1(b) 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2018-C026 Amend Canon I.20.1 - Building Full communion with Church of Sweden 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-C027 The Celebration of the life and work of Dorothy Day, Christian Activist 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-C028 Amend Canon II.4 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Baptism, Canons, Liturgy
2018-C029 Clergy Compensation by Race 17 - Church Pension Fund Church Pension Fund, Racism
2018-C030 Proposed Baptismal Covenant Language 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Environment, Liturgy
2018-C031 Minimize Gendered Language in the BCP 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Inclusive Language
2018-C032 Against Human Trafficking 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Human Rights
2018-C033 Respecting the Dignity of Immigrants 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-C034 Ministry to People with Mental Illness and their Families 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-C035 Due Process For Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Courts 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-C036 Create Task Force to Implement Title III, Canon 1 15 - Ministry Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-C037 Call to Respond to Opioid Epidemic 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Addiction, Health Care
2018-C038 Safeguard the Rights of Palestinian Children 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Children, Middle East
2018-C039 Amend Parochial Report 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment, Parochial Reports
2018-C040 Amend Canon III.4.1(a) 15 - Ministry Canons, Lay Ministry
2018-C041 Repair America's Safety Net 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Economic Justice, Health Care
2018-C042 Climate Change: Corporate Governance 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-C043 Per Diem Compensation for the President of the House of Deputies 16 - Churchwide Leadership House of Deputies, Structure
2018-C044 Create Task Force to Implement Title III, Canon 1 15 - Ministry Interim Bodies, Lay Ministry, Ministry
2018-C045 Amend Article I Section 4 - First Reading 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, Constitution--First Reading, Youth
2018-C046 Commemorating Appleton Deaconesses 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-C047 Support of One Person, One Vote 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy National Concerns, Public Policy
2018-C048 Inclusion of a Hymn in Honor of Artemisia Bowden 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Music, Liturgy
2018-C049 Support Producers of Locally Grown Food 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Economic Development, Health
2018-C050 Sanctuary 04 - Governance and Structure Immigration
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-C052 Paid Family Leave 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-C053 Implementation of Canon III.1 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-C054 Inclusion of Transgender People 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Gender Identity, Justice
2018-C055 Commemoration of Father Paul Wattson 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-C056 Create a Task Force on Full Inclusion 04 - Governance and Structure General Convention, Structure
2018-C057 Amend Canon I.1.2(n) 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Canons, Ecumenism
2018-C058 Add The Rev. Frederick B. "Ted" Howden Jr. to LFF, 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-C059 Dialogue between The Episcopal Church and the Lutheran Church in Bavaria 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-C060 Breaking the Episcopal Stained Glass Ceiling 15 - Ministry Equality, Structure, Women