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1967 General Resolution

AFFIRMING: That a strong legislative branch of federal government is a necessary component of the United States constitutional system and that independence, intelligence and integrity are qualities essential to lawmaking bodies in a democracy; and

OBSERVING: That respect for and confidence in the United States Congress has been diminished by the improper exercise of power by some committee chairmen;

THE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST ASSOCIATION URGES: That the United States Congress adopt a code of ethics for all its members, with penalties for violations; and

RECOMMENDS: That Congress choose committee chairmen on the basis of qualification not limited to seniority.

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