A094 HB Report #1

House of Bishops Committee 02 on Constitution and Canons presents its Report #1 on Resolution A094 (Amend Canon III.4.1(b) for Clarity regarding Bishop Suffragan of the Armed Forces). The committee recommends:

Adopt

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That Canon III.4.1(b) is hereby amended to read as follows:

(b) The Presiding Bishop or the Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces of the United States, Veterans’ Administration Medical Centers, and Federal Correctional Institutions may authorize a member of the Armed Forces to exercise one (1) or more of these ministries in the Armed Forces in accordance with the provisions of this Canon. Requirements and guidelines for the selection, training, continuing education and deployment of such persons shall be established by the Bishop granting the license.


Original text

Resolved, the House of _______ concurring, That Canon III.4.1(b) is hereby amended to read as follows:

(b) The Presiding Bishop or the Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces of the United States, Veterans’ Administration Medical Centers, and Federal Correctional Institutions may authorize a member of the Armed Forces to exercise one (1) or more of these ministries in the Armed Forces in accordance with the provisions of this Canon. Requirements and guidelines for the selection, training, continuing education and deployment of such persons shall be established by the Bishop granting the license.