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



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



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.