[ECAdmin] Rejection Action Petition Period for Board Approval of Standard Bylaws Amendments in Articles 8, 12, and 27 of the ICANN Bylaws

Ozan Sahin ozan.sahin at icann.org
Wed Sep 20 17:08:04 UTC 2023

Dear Empowered Community Administration representatives,

Under the ICANN Bylaws, delivery of the Secretary’s Notices on 15 September: (1) requires Decisional Participants to “promptly inform their constituents” of the delivery of such notices; and (2) triggers 21-day Rejection Action Petition Period, during which an individual may submit a petition to any Decisional Participant, seeking to reject the Board action.

These 21-day period for standard Bylaws amendments regarding

(1) the composition and terms of the NomCom – Article 8, with a Transition Article at Article 27;

(2) the implementation of the NomCom Standing Committee – Article 8; and

(3) a change in how the RSSAC is selected – Article 12

commenced on 15 September 2023 and will end at 23:59 PDT on 6 October 2023, or 06:59 UTC on 7 October 2023. Please refer to Article 2, Annex D of the ICANN Bylaws for additional details on the Rejection Process, including all pertinent deadlines and requirements for Rejection Action Petitions: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/governance/bylaws-en/#annexD

Please do not hesitate to contact staff if you have any questions, or if we may be of further assistance.

Best regards,
Ozan Sahin (on behalf of the staff supporting Empowered Community Administration)

From: ECAdmin <ecadmin-bounces at icann.org> on behalf of John Jeffrey via ECAdmin <ecadmin at icann.org>
Reply-To: John Jeffrey <john.jeffrey at icann.org>
Date: 16 September 2023 Saturday 04:08
To: "ecadmin at icann.org" <ecadmin at icann.org>, "aso-chairs at aso.icann.org" <aso-chairs at aso.icann.org>, Jonathan Zuck <JZuck at innovatorsnetwork.org>, Alejandra Reynoso <alejandra.reynoso at cctld.gt>, "sebastien at registry.godaddy" <sebastien at registry.godaddy>, "gnso-chairs at icann.org" <gnso-chairs at icann.org>, Nicolas Caballero <nicustkd at gmail.com>
Cc: Tripti Sinha <tripti.sinha at board.icann.org>, Sally Costerton <sally.costerton at icann.org>
Subject: [ECAdmin] Secretary's Notice to the Empowered Community


Attached please find the following Secretary’s Notice(s) to the Empowered Community:

  *   Notice of Board Approval of Fundamental Bylaws Amendments
  *   Notice of Board Approval of ICANN Standard Bylaws Amendments
  *   NomCom Bylaws Proposed for Adoption – August 2023

Sent on behalf of John Jeffrey.


Peg Rettino (she/her)
Project Specialist & Executive Assistant to John Jeffrey
12025 Waterfront Dr, Ste 300
Los Angeles, CA 90094

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