The Petition Entry and Tracking System (PETS) WWW Pages were created to
provide "electronic access to all petitions, including General Conference
action and resulting impact on The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist
Church, throughout the General Conference Session. This access shall
be available until the publication of the new edition of The Book of
Discipline of The United Methodist Church. Implementation shall be
according to guidelines established by the Committee on Plan of Organization
and Rules of Order." - ¶507(9), 1996 Book of Discipline.