General Conference 2020
Wespath Legislation and Resources
Wespath’s top-most priorities are:
For General Conference 2020, Wespath’s legislative focus includes:
|Legislative Overview||New Retirement Plan (Proposed)||Plan Design Video|
|U.S. Regional Conference Proposal||Planning for Potential Scenarios||FAQs about Key Legislation|
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|Plan Changes||Wespath Governance||Wespath Services|
|Church Investment Ethics||Contingency Planning||Other Discipline Updates|
Discipline ¶1504.1—Compass Retirement Plan
Discipline ¶1504.1—Clergy Retirement Security Program Amendments
Discipline ¶1504.1—Mandatory Plans and New Clergy Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
Discipline ¶1504.1—Comprehensive Protection Plan Amendments
Discipline ¶1501—GBPHB-Wespath Name
Discipline ¶1502.1—GBPHB Membership (Wespath Board of Directors)
Discipline ¶1502.3—Wespath Meetings
Discipline ¶1502.4—Wespath CommitteesBack to Wespath Petitions and Rationales Quick Links
Discipline ¶1504.2—Wespath Voluntary Benefit Plans
Discipline ¶1504.16—Wespath Institutional Investors
Discipline ¶1504.20—Central Conference PensionsBack to Wespath Petitions and Rationales Quick Links
|Church Investment Ethics
Discipline ¶717—Sustainable and Socially Responsible InvestmentsBack to Wespath Petitions and Rationales Quick Links
New Discipline ¶2555—Pensions Matters for Disaffiliation by U.S. Annual Conferences or Groups of Local ChurchesBack to Wespath Petitions and Rationales Quick Links
|Other Discipline Updates (Clarifications and Technical Changes)
New ¶640—Joint Distributing Committee Cross-Reference
¶715.4.d—General Agency Benefit Funding Plan Report
¶1504.8—Cost Allocation of Mandatory Plans
¶1504.21—Health and Wellness Information
¶1505—General Agency Pension Credit
Other Discipline Updates (Move Discipline paragraphs about Conference Boards of Pensions to a more intuitive location in the Discipline: the ¶600s, Annual Conferences section, from the ¶1500s, Wespath section)
¶1506—Move Pension Duties and Responsibilities of Annual Conferences Discipline ¶1506 and ¶639
¶1507 and ¶639—Financing Pension and Benefit Programs
¶1508 and ¶639—Conference Pension Conflict of Interest PoliciesBack to Wespath Petitions and Rationales Quick Links
Co-submitted with NAACT and AUMCPBO
¶615, 622, 639 and 818—Proportional Payment
Connectional Table Proposal for a U.S. Regional Conference
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