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Resolution Numbersort ascending Title Committee Topic
2018-A152 Amend Article III of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution
2018-A151 Amend Article I.4-8 of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution
2018-A150 Amend Article I.2 of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution
2018-A149 Reorganize the Board of Directors of The College for Bishops 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Structure
2018-A148 Amend Canons III.11.1, III.11.3 and III.11.9(c) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Canons, Security
2018-A147 Pilot Board for Episcopal Transitions 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Structure
2018-A146 Revisions to The Raising Up of Episcopal Leadership - A Manual for Dioceses in Transition 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Bishops
2018-A145 Urging Adoption of Local Canons Relating to Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Bishops
2018-A144 Diocesan Missional Review 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Mission Strategy
2018-A143 Study Career Development of Female and Minority Clergy 16 - Churchwide Leadership Diversity
2018-A142 Adoption of Episcopal Election Procedures by Dioceses 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Diversity
2018-A141 Training of Transition Consultants 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections
2018-A140 Diversity Guidelines for Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Diversity
2018-A139 Analysis of Data from Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections
2018-A138 Transmission of Demographic Data from Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections
2018-A137 Request Budget Allocation for Work of Standing Commission on Structure, Governance, Constitution and Canons 21 – Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance Budget
2018-A136 Establish a Standing Commission on Formation and Ministry Development 15 - Ministry Christian Formation, Structure
2018-A135 Examine Cultural Homogeneity of the Canons 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Diversity
2018-A134 Amend Canon IV.12.3 - Conference Panel Process 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A133 Amend Canon IV.6 -Timing of Reference Panel Meetings 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A132 Amend Canon IV.14 Notice of Accords 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A131 Amend Canon IV.14.5 - Clarity About Accords 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A130 Amend Canon III.12.7 - Correcting for Uniformity 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Discipline
2018-A129 Amend Canon IV.19.30(a)(1) - Retention of Records 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A128 Amend Canon IV.2 - Composition of a Conference Panel 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A127 Amend Canon IV.17.3 - Membership on Disciplinary Board for Bishops 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A126 Amend Canon IV.19 - Recommend Repeal of IV.19.31 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons
2018-A125 Amend Canon IV.2 and IV.13 pertaining to Declining to Advance Proceedings 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A124 Amend Canon IV.2 Terminology of Sexual Misconduct 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Sexual Misconduct
2018-A123 Amend Canon IV.3.1 - Addressing Misrepresentation in Ordination Process and Clarify Sexual Misconduct 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Ordination Process
2018-A122 Amend Article IX to change Removal to Admonition 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, Discipline
2018-A121 Amend Canon IV.2 Remove Definition of Procedural Officer 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons
2018-A120 Amend IV.19.30 to Create Discipline Database, Amend III.12.7(c) and IV.13.11 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Archives, Canons, Discipline
2018-A119 Amend Canon IV.15 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A118 Amend Canon IV.13 and Canon IV.14.7 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A117 Amend Canon IV.6.9 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A116 Amend Canon I.1.2(n) regarding Title IV Training 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Continuing Education, Discipline
2018-A115 Adopt and Implement Charter for Safety 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Security, Sexual Misconduct
2018-A114 Amend I.10 Regarding the Union of Dioceses 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, New Dioceses
2018-A113 Amend Article V.4 of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, New Dioceses
2018-A112 Establish a Task Force on Diocesan Vitality 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Dioceses
2018-A111 Amend Article V of the Constitution 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, New Dioceses
2018-A110 Amendments to Title IV - Creating a Single Court of Review 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-A109 Create Task Force on Sexual Harassment 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Sexual Misconduct
2018-A108 Amend Canon III.6.5(g) Addressing Harassment and Sexual Misconduct 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Sexual Misconduct
2018-A107 Amend Canon III.11.2 Regarding the Election of a Bishop 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A106 Amend Joint Rules Related to a Joint Session 04 - Governance and Structure Rules of Order (Jt.)
2018-A105 Amend Canon I.8.2 - Provide Background Checks for Nominees 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Church Pension Fund
2018-A104 Amend Title I.1.1(b) 04 - Governance and Structure Appointments/Elections, Canons, General Convention
2018-A103 Amend Joint Rules, Section VII 04 - Governance and Structure Rules of Order (Jt.)