ARIN-PPML Message

[arin-ppml] Advisory Council Meeting Results - March 2012

> The deadline to begin a petition will be five business days after the
> AC's draft meeting minutes are published. Note that in order for a
> petition of any of the proposals to be considered successful for the
> upcoming ARIN XXIX meeting, the petition must be concluded by 18 March
> 2012 in order to meet the requirement of posting as draft policy at
> least 35 days prior to the meeting.

The minutes from the ARIN Advisory Council's meeting of 8 March 2012 
have been published to the ARIN website and are available at:
https://www.arin.net/about_us/ac/index.html

The petition deadline is 29 March 2012.

Regards,

Communications and Member Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)



On 3/13/12 3:37 PM, ARIN wrote:
> In accordance with the ARIN Policy Development Process, the ARIN
> Advisory Council (AC) held a meeting on 8 March 2012 and made
> decisions about several proposals.
>
> The AC selected the following proposals as draft policies for adoption
> discussion online and at the ARIN XXIX Public Policy Meeting in
> Vancouver in April. The draft policies will be posted shortly to the
> PPML.
>
>   ARIN-prop-157 Section 8.3 Simplification
>   ARIN-prop-162 Redefining request window in 4.2.4.4
>
> The AC abandoned the following proposal:
>
>   ARIN-prop-165 Eliminate Needs-Based Justification on 8.3 Specified
> Transfers
>
> The AC provided the following statement about prop-165:
> "Based on  significant community opposition to the removal of the needs
> requirement in 8.3 transfers, the AC  chose to abandon proposal 165.
> While the author has brought to light privately additional issues,
> most of them are procedural in nature and would require a complete
> rewrite of both the policy and rationale text well beyond the original
> proposal's intent. The AC feels that there is merit in the discussion
> of these issues, and suggests that the author look at more specific
> issues outside of removal of needs, that could be applied  to new
> proposal submissions."
>
> The AC thanks the authors and the community for their continuing effort
> and contributions to these and all other policy considerations.
>
> The AC abandoned proposal 165. The AC is advancing draft policy text
> for proposals 157 and 162 that differs from the original proposal
> texts. Anyone dissatisfied with these decisions may initiate a
> petition. The petition to advance these proposals is the "Discussion
> Petition." The deadline to begin a petition will be five business days
> after the AC's draft meeting minutes are published. Note that in order
> for a petition of any of the proposals to be considered successful for
> the upcoming ARIN XXIX meeting, the petition must be concluded by 18
> March 2012 in order to meet the requirement of posting as draft policy
> at least 35 days prior to the meeting. If you are considering
> petitioning, starting one early is better than later.
>
> For more information on starting and participating in petitions, see
> PDP Petitions at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp_petitions.html
>
> Draft Policy and Proposal texts are available at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/proposals/index.html
>
> The ARIN Policy Development Process can be found at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp.html
>
> Regards,
>
> Communications and Member Services
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
>