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-D047 Compassionate Care of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Clergy 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Sexual Misconduct, Structure
2018-D048 Review of Disability Language in the Constitution and Canons 02 - Constitution and Canons Disabled Persons, Inclusive Language
2018-D049 Churchwide Fund for Clergy Education 15 - Ministry Seminaries, Theological Education
2018-D050 Solidarity with Victims of Religious Persecution 05 - World Mission Human Rights, Religious Freedom
2018-D051 Support Recommitment to Iran Nuclear Deal 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Arms Control, International Relations
2018-D052 Amend Canon I.18.7 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Marriage
2018-D053 Stewardship of Creation with Church-Owned Land 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Church Property, Environment
2018-D054 Expand YASC and EVIM Support 05 - World Mission Budget, Youth
2018-D055 Create an Ecumenical and Interreligious Working Group 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Structure
2018-D056 Amend Canons I.20 and III.10.2(a)(3) - Full Communion Relationships 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Canons, Ecumenism
2018-D057 Impairment Commission - Training on Alcohol and Substance Misuse 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse, Theological Education
2018-D058 Impairment Commission - Rapid Response Team for Crisis Intervention 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse
2018-D059 Impairment Commission - Training on Alcohol/Substance Misuse for Church Leadership 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse
2018-D060 Establish a Covenant with the Diocese of Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba Covenant
2018-D061 Develop Episcopal Gap Year Program 05 - World Mission Budget, Youth
2018-D062 Companionship with Sudanese Christians 05 - World Mission World Mission
2018-D063 Supporting Christians in Iraq 05 - World Mission Human Rights, Religious Freedom
2018-D064 Amend Canon IV.14.12(a) and IV.14.12(b) 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-D065 Use of Alternative Psalters in Public Worship 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2018-D066 Discerning a Call to the Episcopate 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Budget
2018-D067 Bias-Free and Expansive Language for God and Humanity 04 - Governance and Structure Inclusive Language
2018-D068 Criteria and Procedures for Deciding to Engage with or Establish a No Buy List of Companies 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D069 Gather Annual Deployment and Compensation Data for LGBT and Gender Nonbinary Clergy 15 - Ministry Clergy Deployment
2018-D070 Amend Canon I.2.(n) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Constitution, Structure
2018-D071 Establish State Policy Networks 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Budget, Public Policy
2018-D072 Amend Title II Canon IV 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Canons, Liturgy
2018-D073 Amend Canon III.7.4 and Canon III.9.3 15 - Ministry Canons, Clergy Deployment
2018-D074 Amend Canon IV.6.4 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons
2018-D075 Amending Title IV to Prevent Retaliation 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-D076 Amend Canon IV.6, add Section 4 to Provide Whistleblower Protection 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-D077 Reduce Death Penalty Sentence 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice
2018-D078 Authorize Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Expansive Language) for Trial Use 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy
2018-D079 Clarify Orders and Sentences in Title III, Title IV, and Title V 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
2018-D080 Recommendation for Ecumenical Agreements 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Ordained Ministry
2018-D081 Helping Communities Affected by Change in Energy Use 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Economic Justice, Environment
2018-D082 Create Task Force on Title IV Revisions 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Stewardship
2018-D083 Amend Canon III.10.2 15 - Ministry Anglican Communion, Canons
2018-D084 Commemoration of Emily Malbone Morgan 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-D085 Communion Relationship with Church of Sweden 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-D086 Inclusive Practices for Diverse Representation 04 - Governance and Structure Diversity
2018-D087 Parents Nursing or Bottle-Feeding Children 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order
2018-D088 Dialogue with South Sudanese Anglican Diaspora 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Discrimination, Racism
2018-D089 Supporting Non-Discrimination and Civil Rights 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Discrimination, Racism
2018-D090 Engaging the Church in Advocacy for Disability Rights 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Disabled Persons
2018-D091 Ending the Silence 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Discipline
2018-D092 Amend Canon III.1.2 - Non-Discrimination in Access to Discernment Process 15 - Ministry Canons, Equality, Ordained Ministry
2018-D093 Representative Planning Teams 04 - Governance and Structure Diversity
2018-D094 Increase Focus and Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean 05 - World Mission International Relations, Mission Strategy
2018-D095 HBCU Direct Giving Pilot Program 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Budget, Education
2018-D096 Support for Good Governance 07 - Social Justice and International Policy International Relations, Public Policy