Petition 81193

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Publication of Resolutions (81193-CO-¶510.2a)

Amend ¶510.2a as follows:
  
    a) Resolutions and positions adopted by the General Conference of The United Methodist Church are valid until they are specifically rescinded, amended, or superseded by action of subsequent sessions of the General Conference. Those that have expired shall not be printed in subsequent editions of the Book of Resolutions.  All valid resolutions and positions of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church, beginning with those adopted by the 1968 Uniting Conference, shall be listed in each edition of the Book of Resolutions. There shall be a complete subject index to all valid resolutions of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church in each edition of the Book of Resolutions, although the full text of resolutions shall be printed only in the Book of Resolutions next following the General Conference at which they were adoptedResolutions shall be considered official expressions of The United Methodist Church for eight years following their adoption, after which time they shall be deemed to have expired unless readopted.  Those that have expired shall not be printed in subsequent editions of the Book of Resolutions.