The Acts of Convention

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Resolution Number: 2015-A059
Title: Continue Comprehensive Revision of the Book of Occasional Services
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention direct the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to continue its work on a comprehensive revision of the Book of Occasional Services, to seek widespread input on the table of contents and scope of the revision, and to report on its progress to the 79th General Convention; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention request the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance to consider a budget allocation of $94,200 for the implementation of this resolution.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City, 2015 (New York: General Convention, 2015), pp. 690-691.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Author: Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music
Originating House: House of Bishops
Originating Committee: Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music

House of Bishops

The House of Bishops Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music presented its Report #2 on Resolution A059 (Continue Revision of the Book of Occasional Services) and moved adoption.

Original Text of Resolution:

(A059)

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That the 78th General Convention direct the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to continue its work on a comprehensive revision of the Book of Occasional Services, to seek widespread input on the table of contents and scope of the revision, and to report on its progress to the 79th General Convention; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention request the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance to consider a budget allocation of $94,200 for the implementation of this resolution.

Motion carried

Resolution adopted

(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #24)

House of Deputies

The House of Deputies Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music presented its Report #5 on HB Message #24 on Resolution A059 (Continue Revision of the Book of Occasional Services) and moved concurrence.

Motion carried

The House concurred

(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #107)

Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, June 29.

Report Reference:   Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music, Reports to the 78th General Convention, 2015, pp. 393-424.
Abstract:   The 78th General Convention directs the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to continue with a comprehensive revision of the Book of Occasional Services and to report back to the next General Convention.