The Committee on Constitution and Canons is charged with assisting in the screening, preparation and presentation of constitutional and canonical amendments. The committee is chaired by the diocesan chancellor.
Ninety day request
Because of the time involved in research and preparation, and to ensure any proposed amendment is properly drafted, the committee requests all proposals be submitted 90 days prior to the date of convention. In 2021, that date is August 15, 2021.
Sixty day requirement
By canon, any amendments to the Constitution and Canons must be submitted in writing no later than 60 days prior to the date of convention. In 2021, that date is September 14, 2021.
Filing a proposed change
Send any proposed changes to the Constitution and Canons to Joseph J. Dehner, Esq. at email@example.com.