ICANN Resolutions » 1999-01-17 - IANA FUNCTIONS AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS
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Board authorizes the CEO to negotiate an agreement with the U.S. Government for ICANN to perform the IANA functions.
RESOLVED [resolution 99.1], that Michael Roberts is hereby authorized (1) to make proposal(s) to the United States Government under which the Corporation would perform any or all of the functions and responsibilities regarding technical coordination of the Internet as recited in Section 1 of the USC/ICANN Transition Agreement ("IANA functions"); (2) to negotiate the terms of an agreement with the United States Government by which the Corporation would perform IANA functions; and (3) to enter into on behalf of the Corporation, after obtaining approval of the Board or subject to such approval, an agreement by which the Corporation would be obligated to perform IANA functions, for a term to end no later than September 30, 2000.
FURTHER RESOLVED [resolution 99.2], that Mr. Roberts be, and he hereby is, directed to give the directors periodic updates on the progress of his dealings with the US Government.