General Conference 2008 Legislation Tracking

Petition 81485<< Back

General Agencies (81485-GA-¶705)
Petition Status:Calendar Item
Petition Text:Submitted TextADCA p. 966
References:Book of Discipline: ¶705
Committee:General Administration
Financial Implications:No
Submitted by:
General Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns (General Agency)
Larry D. Pickens
Anchorage, AK, USA

Calendar Item Status<< Back

General Agencies (GA23-¶705-A)
Calendar Item Status:Committee Voted (Printed in DCA p. 2132, 2261, 2270, 2275)
Calendar Item No:246
Petitions on Calendar:81485
Consent Calendar:Not assigned to a Consent Calendar.
Committee Motion:Recommendation to Adopt
Committee Vote:
For: 58Against: 2Not Voting: 2
Vote Date and Time:4/26/2008 4:53 PM
Legislative Committee Report: Replace entire petition with the following text:
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Plenary Action Status<< Back

Last Vote Action:Vote on Main Motion
This motion was Adopted, with 762 votes for and 99 votes against.
Plenary Motions:
4/29/2008 11:53 AM
Amend the Main Motion REJECTED 287-584

pg 2262 - top of 3rd column
Add what is in bold to the petition presented -  
After the election of central conference members as provided in ¶ 705.5c, 50% of the remaining number of additional members shall...
4/29/2008 12:01 PM
Amend the Main Motion REJECTED 422-439
pg 2261 - 3rd column
End of bolded section at the top of 3rd column...after conferences of the jurisdiction.
"Consideration should be given in this process to allocating at least 3 members to each annual and missionary conference within the jurisdiction."
4/29/2008 12:05 PM
Friendly Amendment ADOPTED 2-1
leave the word "have" from original petition
705.5f, column 3, page 2262
Presiding Bishop asked Committee chair for approval of word change.  Chair of committee approved word change.
4/29/2008 12:06 PM
Vote on Main Motion ADOPTED 762-99
With noted correction on page 2262, column 3
705.5 f -  
leave the word "have"