Resolutions to Convention

Convention rules require resolutions to be submitted to the Committee on Dispatch of Business 30 days prior to convention or else receive the consent of two-thirds of the members of Convention to be moved from the floor.

Resolutions must be received by October 4, 2016.

Convention 2016 Resolution Form

Proposed Changes to Dispatch of Business Resolutions 2016

Resolutions to the 179th Annual Convention

NumberDescriptionPurposeReferred toAction
R1Approval of Trustees for The Episcopal School of Baton RougeTo authorize the Executive Board of the Diocese to elect the persons nominated by the Bishop of the Diocese to serve on the Board of Trustees for The Episcopal School of Baton Rouge beginning in the school year 2017-18.
Resolutions CommitteePassed
R2Approval of Trustees for St. Martin’s Episcopal SchoolTo authorize the Executive Board of the Diocese to elect the persons nominated by the Bishop of the Diocese to serve on the Board of Trustees for St. Martin’s Episcopal School beginning in the school year 2017-18.
Resolutions CommitteePassed
R3Ecumenical Sunday and Week of Prayer for Christian UnityObservance of Ecumenical Sunday, January 22, 2017 and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25, 2017.
Resolutions CommitteePassed
As submitted by Constitution & Canons:
R4


Original as submitted:
R4
Create a Study Commission to consider Canon 22To create a study commission to consider Canon 22 with regard to support of the Episcopacy, its mission and ministry and the mission and ministry of Ecclesiastical Units within the Diocese.Constitution & Canons CommitteeOriginal R4: Withdrawn

As submitted by Constitution & Canons Committee: Passed

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