D037 Amend Canon IV.11.2 Of Investigations

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,

That the 80th General Convention amend Canon IV.11 to read as follows: 

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Sec. 2. Upon referral of an intake report, the Investigator shall investigate all facts pertinent to the factual claims of the intake report. The Investigator shall use appropriate investigative means, with due consideration to pastoral sensitivities, and shall complete the investigation as expeditiously as possible. If the matter has been reported to the civil authorities in any form (whether required under mandated reporter status or through sworn testimony), the investigation ac cording to this canon shall be suspended until the proper civil authorities have investigated the alleged criminal matter.

 

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 Sec. 2. Upon referral of an intake report, the Investigator shall investigate all facts pertinent to the factual claims of the intake report. The Investigator shall use appropriate investigative means, with due consideration to pastoral sensitivities, and shall complete the investigation as expeditiously as possible. If the matter has been reported to the civil authorities in any form (whether required under mandated reporter status or through sworn testimony), the investigation ac cording to this canon shall be suspended until the proper civil authorities have investigated the alleged criminal matter.