Petition 80120

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Discrimination (80120-CO-¶604.1)

Amend ¶604.1 as follows:
¶ 604.1 Power and Duties - 1.  The annual conference, for its own government, may adopt rules and regulations not in conflict with the Discipline of the United Methodist Church; provided that in exercise of its powers, each annual conference shall act in all respects in harmony with the policy of the United Methodist Church with respect to elimination of discrimination.  (See ¶4, Article IV.)  In instances where discrimination is apparent, alleged or suspected, the annual conference shall conduct a complete investigation.  Particular attention and ongoing monitoring should be part of a cross-racial appointment. db