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Resolution of the ICANN Board
Supporting Organizations

Board approves Bylaw changes to create frameworks for three Supporting Organizations.

ICANN Structures
Meeting Date: 
Wed, 31 Mar 1999
Resolution Number: 
99.28, 99.29, 99.30
Implementation Actions: 
  • Amend Bylaws.
    • Responsible entity: ICANN Secretary
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: 1999
Resolution Text: 

RESOLVED [resolution 99.28], that the following Sections of the Bylaws be amended and restated as set forth in Exhibit A hereto:

Article VI, Section 1; Article V, Section 1; Article V, Section 2; Article V, Section 4; Article V, Section 6; Article V, Section 9; Article V, Section 10; Article V, Section 11; Article V, Section 12; Article V, Section 13.

FURTHER RESOLVED [resolution 99.29], that the entirety of current Article VI of the current ICANN Bylaws be replaced as set forth in Exhibit B hereto.

FURTHER RESOLVED, [resolution 99.30] that the Secretary of the Corporation prepare for insertion in the minute book of the Corporation a compilation of the Bylaws as so amended, including any technical changes necessary to conform the existing Bylaws to the changes hereby adopted.
While voting in favor of the preceding resolutions, Eugenio Triana expressed his preference that the requirement in Article VI-B, Section 2(d) of approval of consensus recommendations by 2/3 of the members of the Names Council be changed to 2/3 of the members voting.

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