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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Legislative Research on Proposed Legislation

Note: This page is updated frequently as resolutions are assigned to committees.

Resolution Number Titlesort descending Committee Topic
2018-C031 Minimize Gendered Language in the BCP 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Inclusive Language
2018-C034 Ministry to People with Mental Illness and their Families 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-A051 Modify Parochial Report 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Parochial Reports
2018-D018 Negotiating the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-A027 New Funding for Clergy Formation 15 - Ministry Theological Education
2018-C062 On the Gendered Language of God 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Inclusive Language
2018-A012 On the Importance of Ecumenical and Interfaith Relationships for the Stewardship of Creation 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Environment
2018-A225 On the Importance of Ecumenism for Becoming Beloved Community 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-B003 On the Status of Jerusalem 07 - Social Justice and International Policy International Relations, Middle East
2018-A011 Oppose Environmental Racism 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Economic Justice, Environment, Health
2018-C052 Paid Family Leave 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-D087 Parents Nursing or Bottle-Feeding Children 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order
2018-D045 Pension Equity for Lay Employees 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-C043 Per Diem Compensation for the President of the House of Deputies 16 - Churchwide Leadership House of Deputies, Structure
2018-A147 Pilot Board for Episcopal Transitions 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Structure
2018-A068 Plan for the Revision of the Book of Common Prayer 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-B024 Police Killings and Mental Illness 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Security
2018-D008 Practicing Responsible Investing 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment
2018-A214 Preparing for Admission of La Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses
2018-A213 Promoting Energy and Water Efficiency Across The Church 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Budget, Environment
2018-A067 Propose Additional Optional Fast Days for Lesser Feasts and Fasts 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-C030 Proposed Baptismal Covenant Language 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Environment, Liturgy
2018-A088 Proposed Guidelines for Amending Church Records 04 - Governance and Structure Gender Identity
2018-A042 Proposed Name Change for EC Committee on Anti-Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-D041 Protecting Jerusalem 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-A072 Provincial Geographic Boundaries 04 - Governance and Structure Provinces, Structure
2018-A071 Provincial Vitality 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Provinces
2018-D027 Pursuing Justice in Gaza 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-B029 Reaffirmation of Jubilee Ministries 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Budget, Social Action
2018-D031 Recognizing and Ending Domestic Violence in our Congregations 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Family, Violence
2018-D080 Recommendation for Ecumenical Agreements 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Ordained Ministry
2018-D077 Reduce Death Penalty Sentence 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice
2018-C001 Reduced Enforcement of Immigration 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-D017 Reducing Sexual Harassment, Assault and Exploitation in the Workplace 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Labor
2018-A219 Refer Portions of The Proposed Book of Occasional Services 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-D039 Regarding Occupation and Apartheid 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-D022 Reinstate Women's Desk 04 - Governance and Structure Women
2018-A149 Reorganize the Board of Directors of The College for Bishops 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Structure
2018-C041 Repair America's Safety Net 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Economic Justice, Health Care
2018-D093 Representative Planning Teams 04 - Governance and Structure Diversity
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-C065 Resolution Include The Reverend John Edwin Culmer in Feast/Fast Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-C033 Respecting the Dignity of Immigrants 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-B013 Response to Yemen Humanitarian Crisis 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Warfare
2018-A209 Reunification with La Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses, Reconciliation
2018-D048 Review of Disability Language in the Constitution and Canons 02 - Constitution and Canons Disabled Persons, Inclusive Language
2018-B030 Review of Nominations for Trustees of The Church Pension Fund 04 - Governance and Structure Church Pension Fund
2018-D021 Revise OTM Information 15 - Ministry Ordained Ministry
2018-A045 Revision and Reminder of Anti-Racism Training Requirement 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A146 Revisions to The Raising Up of Episcopal Leadership - A Manual for Dioceses in Transition 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Bishops