A034 Clarify the Standing Commission's Mandate

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,

That the 80th General Convention amend Canon I.1.2.n.1.vi to read as follows:

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Can.I.1

Sec. 2

n. There shall be the following Standing Commissions:

1. A Standing Commission on Structure, Governance, Constitution and Canons. It shall be the duty of the Commission to:

vi. Study and make recommendations concerning the structure of the General Convention and of The Episcopal Church. It shall, from time to time, review the operation of the several Committees, Commissions, Boards, Agencies and other governing bodies to determine the necessity for their continuance and the effectiveness of their functions and, where appropriate, to bring about a coordination of their efforts. Whenever a proposal is made for the creation of a new Committee, Commission, Board, Agency or other governing body, it shall, wherever feasible, be referred to this Standing Commission for its consideration and advice.

  

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Can.I.1

Sec. 2

n. There shall be the following Standing Commissions:

1. A Standing Commission on Structure, Governance, Constitution and Canons. It shall be the duty of the Commission to:

vi. Study and make recommendations concerning the structure of the General Convention and of The Episcopal Church. It shall, from time to time, review the operation of the several Committees, Commissions, and Boards, Agencies and other governing bodies to determine the necessity for their continuance and the effectiveness of their functions and, where appropriate, to bring about a coordination of their efforts. Whenever a proposal is made for the creation of a new Committee, Commission, Board, or Agency or other governing body, it shall, wherever feasible, be referred to this Standing Commission for its consideration and advice.