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Bills and Overtures

The Bills and Overtures Committee reviews and recommends overtures to GA from sessions and reviews and reports on proposed amendments to the PCUSA Constitution. The Committee shall consist of the commissioners and Advisory Delegates to the most recent General Assembly with the Stated Clerk as staff.

Areas of responsibility include:

  1. Bills: 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.
  2. Overtures: 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.
    1. Submission of Overtures: The General Assembly provides detailed information on how to submit an overture. That information can be accessed here.
Volunteer Committee: Phyllis Givens, Rev. Don Hammond, Rev. Will McGarvey, and Lori Yamauchi
Committee Email: T.B.D.
Meeting Times: T.B.D.

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