Legislative Information

for the 79th General Convention

 

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Virtual Binder

 

Use the online virtual binder for access to everything Deputies and Bishops can view, including resolutions, committee reports, legislative committee meetings, calendars, agendas, daily journals, elections, floor amendments, communications, the constitution and canons, and when it is available, the budget.  The first time you use the below link on a device you will be prompted to select language and house. For subsequent use the browser will remember your choices.  Use the gear icon in the top right corner to change the house or the language.

 
 

2018 Resolutions

 

Resolutions for the 79th General Convention may be viewed in the Resolutions section of the Virtual Binder.  Click below to open that section of the virtual binder. 

 
 

2018 Memorials

Submitting a Resolution or Memorial

 

Certain Official Interim Bodies, Bishops, Deputies, Provinces and Dioceses may submit resolutions to the 79th General Convention.  Please see the Resolution Writing Guidelines for format and submission requirements. And please use the Resolution Cover Sheet Form when submitting resolutions. 

For information on submitting memorials, please view the Memorial Guidelines document.

 
 

Legislative Committees

 

To find information about legislative hearings use the Legislative Committee Meetings section of the online virtual binder.  (Please note that most hearings will not be scheduled until close to the time of the General Convention.)

Search for Legislative Committee Meetings

 

Open the following .pdf document to see the locations reserved for each Legislative Committee, should they schedule a meeting.

Legislative Committee meeting locations

 

Legislative Committee Rosters for the 79th General Convention

 

 
 

Rules of Order

 

Forms

Fillable .pdf forms for various legislative purposes can be found at

https://www.generalconvention.org/forms-gc2018

 
 
 

To view legislation from the 78th General Convention, which took place in 2015, access the Acts of Convention, available at the website of the Archives of The Episcopal Church.