The Bills, Overtures, & Session Records Committee (BOSR) provides annual review of session records; reviews and recommends overtures to GA from sessions; reviews and reports on proposed amendments to the PCUSA Constitution.
As its name indicates, the Bills, Overtures and Session Records Committee (BOSR) primarily has 3 areas of responsibility:
- Bills: BOSR shall receive from the General Assembly proposed amendments(s) to the Constitution. It shall report its recommendation(s) to Presbytery with a brief written synopsis of its reasoning.
- Overtures: BOSR shall receive all proposed overtures addressed to the General Assembly or other governing bodies. It may initiate overtures for Presbytery to consider. It shall report its recommendation(s) to presbytery with a brief written synopsis of its reasoning.
- Submission of Overtures: The General Assembly provides detailed information on how to submit an overture. That information can be accessed here.
- Session Records: BOSR shall review the minutes and records of the Session of each congregation in accordance with the provisions of the Book of Order, and shall make an annual report of its findings to Presbytery.