The Acts of Convention
|Title:||Amend Canon I.2.2 [Of the Presiding Bishop's Term of Office]|
|Legislative Action Taken:||Concurred|
Resolved, That Canon I.2.2 be amended by striking the words "twelve years" in the third line thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the words "nine years".
|Citation:||General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 1994 (New York: General Convention, 1995), p. 255.|
|Author:||The Standing Commission on the Structure of the Church|
|Originating House:||House of Deputies|
|Originating Committee:||Committee on Structure|
House of Deputies
Original Text of Resolution:
Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That Canon I.2.2 be amended by striking the words "twelve years" in the third line thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the words "nine years".
(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #22)
House of Bishops
The Committee on Structure presented its Report #12 on House of Deputies Message #22 on Resolution A130 (Reduce Presiding Bishop's Term to Nine Years) and moved concurrence.
The House concurred
(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #157)
Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, August 31.
|Report Reference:||Standing Commission on the Structure of the Church, Reports to the 71st General Convention, 1994, pp. 490-502.|
|Abstract:||The 71st General Convention amends Canon Title I.2.2 to reduce the Presiding Bishop's term from twelve to nine years.|