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[ppml] Proposed Change to AC Initial Review Period

Ray,
	I think the proposed change is perfectly reasonable and, as long
as the AC is required to meet monthly, I fully support it.

Owen

On Jan 24, 2006, at 2:20 PM, Member Services wrote:

> The ARIN Board of Trustees is soliciting community comment on its  
> intent
> to change the initial review period by the Advisory Council of a
> submitted policy proposal. The proposed change would remove the  
> current
> requirement for an AC review within ten (10) business days from the  
> date
> the proposal is posted on the public policy mailing list, and instead
> require the review to take place at the next regularly scheduled  
> meeting
> of the AC. If the period before the next regularly scheduled  
> meeting is
> less than 10 days, then the period would be extended to the subsequent
> regularly scheduled meeting, but the period would not be extended  
> beyond
> 45 days.
>
> The rationale for this change is that at the end of the review period
> the AC is required to take an action.  In order to do this it must
> convene a meeting. The current criteria could put a burden on the  
> AC as
> it could prompt the necessity of having very frequent meetings to
> perform this duty.  The proposed change would allow the AC to meet no
> more than monthly to perform this task. If you have comments regarding
> this contemplated Board of Trustees action, please submit them to this
> list no later than 5 PM Eastern Time, 3 February 2006.
>
> Raymond A. Plzak
> President and CEO
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
>
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