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Revisions to the ICANN Bylaws re SSAC and RSSAC Leadership

10 June 2019

Open Date: 10 June 2019 Close Date: 26 July 2019
Originating Organization: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), Legal
Categories/Tags: Bylaws
Brief Overview:

Both the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) and the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) are undergoing Organizational Reviews pursuant to ICANN's Bylaws. In each of those reviews, there is an identified need to update the leadership references contained within ICANN's Bylaws. As a result, both the SSAC and RSSAC requested the Board to initiate the Bylaws amendment process. The RSSAC wishes to change its leadership structure, while the SSAC wishes to have the option to do the same should it so choose. Bylaws changes are required to effectuate each of these outcomes. On 3 May 2019, at Board Resolutions 2019.05.03.13 and 2019.05.03.15 – 2019.05.03.23, the Board directed the ICANN President and CEO, or his designee(s), to publish for public comment the proposed standard amendments to Article 12, Section 12.2(b)(ii) (SSAC) and Article 12, Section 12.2(c) (RSSAC) of the ICANN Bylaws.

Link: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/bylaws-revisions-ssac-rssac-leadership-2019-06-10-en