Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1988-C037
Title: Request Federal Funding of Substance Abuse Programs
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That this 69th General Convention (1988) call on the Congress of the United States to increase federal funding for alcohol and other drug abuse programs in the area of treatment and prevention; and be it further

Resolved, That the Presiding Bishop be requested to communicate this resolution to members of Congress, the President and other appropriate administration officials; and be it further

Resolved, That the Commission on Social and Specialized Ministries be requested to monitor and to advocate for increased congressional appropriations for federal alcohol and drug abuse programs and bring to the attention of the Executive Council and General Convention any needs for further action on this issue.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Detroit, 1988 (New York: General Convention, 1989), p. 176.