Bylaws - Appendix A: Change Log

The change log archives the changes made to the ARIN Bylaws; indicates the effective date, and the ARIN Board of Trustees meeting that the change was adopted; identifies the article and section number and provides a description.

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Effective Date: 20 May 2016
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 20 May 2016

Section Description
Article VI, Section 1.b, Board of Trustees, Advisory Council and Committees Modification: Composition
Article VI, Section 3, Committees, Working Groups and Task Forces Modification
Article VI, Section 4, Terms of Service Modification
Article VI, Section 6.a, Process of Removing a Trustee Modification
Article VI, Section 7, Interim Appointments and Partial Terms Modification
Article X, Sections 5, 6, 6.a, 6.b, Miscellaneous Modification: Amendment of Articles of Incorporation, Amendment of Articles of Incorporation and certain Bylaws

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Effective Date: 14 July 2015
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 14 July 2015

Section Description
Article V, Section 3.a, Rights of Trustee Members Modification: Terminology change to “voting contact”
Article V, Section 3.b, Rights of General Members in Good Standing Modification: Terminology change to “voting contact”
Article VIII, Section 2.b, Nominations by Petition Modification: Terminology change to “voting contact”
Article VIII, Sections 4.a, 4.b, Voting and Results Modification: Voting; Election Period Election Notice Requirement Terminology change to “voting contact”

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Effective Date: 16 May 2014
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 16 May 2014

Section Description
Article II, Section 1, Purpose Numbering: Numbering of existing text
Article II, Section 2 , Mission and Methodology New: Description of same
Article VI, Section 3.a.2, Nomination Committee New: Description of same
Article VI, Section 6.a, Removal of Trustees Renumbering & Modification: Removal by General Members
Article VIII Sections 2.a, 2.b Modification: Nomination Committee; Nomination by Petition
Article VIII, Sections 4.a, 4.b Modification: Voting; Election Period
Article X, Section 6 Modification: Amendment of Bylaws by the Board of Trustees, with and without notice and consultation

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Effective Date: 24 August 2012
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 24 August 2012

Section Description
Article VIII, Section 4.a, Voting Modification: Quorum & Voter Eligibility Date

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Effective Date: 23 April 2012
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 23 April 2012

Section Description
Article VIII, Section 2.b, Elections and Appointments Modification: Nomination Petition Requirements
Article VIII, Section 4.a, Voting Modification: Non-candidate Board Member Selection

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Effective Date: 22 November 2010
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 22 November 2010

Section Description
Article VI, Section 3.a, Board of Trustees, Advisory Council and Committees Modification: Compensation Committee
Article VII, Section 4, Officers Modification: President

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Effective Date: 27 May 2010
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 27 May 2010

Section Description
Article VIII, Sections 2.a, 2.b, Elections and Appointments Modification: Nomination Committee Nominations by Petition

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Effective Date: 8 April 2010
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 8 April 2010

Section Description
Article V, Section 1.b, Membership Modification: General Members
Article VI, Section 7, Board, AC and Committees Modification: Interim Appointments and Partial Terms
Article VII, Sections 1, 2, 6, Officers Modification: List of Officers Election, Terms of Office and Qualifications Secretary
Article VII, Section 7, Officers New: Vice Chairman of the Board
Article VII, Section 8b, Officers Renumbering and Modification: Interim Officer Elections

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Effective Date: 18 December 2009

Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 18 December 2009

Section Description
Article IV, Composition of ARIN Modification
Article V, Sections 1.a, 1.b, Membership Modification: Trustee Members and General Members
Article V, Sections 1.c, Membership Removed: Other Classifications of Membership
Article V, Sections 3.b, Membership Modification: Rights of General Members in Good Standing
Article VI, Section 1.b, Board, AC and Committees Modification: Composition
Article VII, Section 2, Officers Modification: Election, Term of Office, and Qualifications
Article VIII, Section 4.a, Elections and Appointments Modification: Voting

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Effective Date: 27 April 2009
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 27 April 2009

Section Description
Article V, Section 2, Membership Modification: ARIN Meetings
Article VI, Section 1.e, Board, AC and Committees New: Eligibility
Article VII, Section 4, Officers Modification: President
Article VIII, Sections 2 2.a 3 3.b 4.b, Elections and Appointments Modification: Nomination of Candidates, Nomination Committee Notifying Members of Candidates, Attendance at the Fourth Quarter Members Meeting, Election Period

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Effective Date: 03 December 2008
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 03 December 2008

Section Description
Article VI, Section 6.a, Board, AC and Committees Removal of Trustees
Article VI, Section 6.a, I, Removal by Vote Renumbered
Article VI, Section 6.a, II, Removal by Trustees New

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Effective Date: 09 September 2008
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 09 September 2008

Section Description
Article III, Offices Renumbered
Article IV, Composition of ARIN Renumbered
Article IV, Section 1.a, Composition of ARIN Modification: Trustee Members
Article V, Membership Renumbered and Modified
Article VI, Board, AC and Committees New title
Article VI, Section 1.a, Board, AC and Committees Renumbered and Modified: Authority and Responsibilities
Article VI, Sections 1.b, 1.c, Board, AC and Committees Renumbered: Composition, Document Requirements
Article VI, Section 1.d, Board, AC and Committees Renumbered and Modified: Trustee Conflict of Interest
Article VI, Sections 2, 2.a, 2.b, Board, AC and Committees Renumbered: Advisory Council, Function, Composition
Article VI, Sections 3, 3.a, 3.b, Board, AC and Committees New: Committees, Working Groups and Task Forces, Standing Committees, Special Committees
Article VI, Sections 4, 5, Board, AC and Committees Renumbered and Modified: Terms of Service, Resignation
Article VI, Section 6, Board, AC and Committees Renumbered: Removal from Office
Article VI, Sections 6.a, 6.b, 7, 8, 8.a, 8.b, 8.c, 8.d, Board, AC and Committees Renumbered and Modified: Removal of Trustees, Removal of an Advisory Council Member, Interim Appointments and Partial Terms, Meetings, Meeting Types, Methods, and Notice, Quorum, Actions Taken Without Meeting, Approval of Meeting Minutes
Article VII, Sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7.a, 7.b, Officers Renumbered: Chairman of the Board, President, Treasurer, Secretary, Vacancies, Removal, Interim Officer Elections
Article VIII, Elections and Appointments New
Article VIII, Section 1, Elections and Appointments Renumbered and Modified: Elections
Article VIII, Section 1.a, Elections and Appointments New: ARIN Representation to Outside Organizations
Article VIII, Sections 1.b, 1.c, 2, 2.a, 2.b, 3, 3.a, 3.b, 4, 4.a , Elections and Appointments Renumbered and Modified: Nomination and Appointment, Conflict of Interest, Procedure Approval and Publications, Nomination of Candidates, Nomination Committee, Nominations by Petition, Notifying Members of Candidates, Nominee Questionnaires, Attendance at the Fourth Quarter Members Meeting, Voting and Results Voting
Article VIII, Section 4.b, Elections and Appointments Renumbered: Election Period
Article VIII, Sections 4.c, 4.d Elections and Appointments Renumbered and Modified: Election Results, Tiebreak
Article VIII, Section 5, Elections and Appointments New: Unfulfilled Positions and Partial Terms
Article VIII, Section 5.a, Elections and Appointments Renumbered and Modified: Failure of an Elected Candidate…
Article VIII, Section 5.b, Elections and Appointments New: Partial Terms
Article IX, Financial Administration New title
Article IX, Sections 6, 7, Financial Administration Renumbered and Modified: Compensation and Reimbursement Indemnification and Insurance
Article IX, Section 8, Financial Administration Renumbered: Dissolution
Article X, Miscellaneous New number
Article X, Sections 1, 2, Miscellaneous Renumbered: Policies and Procedures Records
Article X, Sections 2.a, 2.b, Miscellaneous New: Maintenance (title only), Publication
Article X, Sections 2.c, 3 Miscellaneous Renumbered: Inspection, Seal
Article X, Section 4, Miscellaneous Renumbered and Modified: Parliamentary Authority
Article X, Section 5, 6, Miscellaneous Renumbered: Amendment of Articles of Incorporation, Amendment of Bylaws

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Effective Date: 09 September 2008
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 09 September 2008

Section Description
Article VI, Section 4.g, BoT Modification: Voting Quorum
Article VIII, Section 4.e, AC Modification: Voting Quorum

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Effective Date: 6 May 2008
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 7 April 2008

Section Description
Article III, Section 3.b, Membership Modifications: Rights of General Members in Good Standing
Article VI, Sections 4.c, 4.g, 4.h, 4.i, 4.j, 4.k, 4.l, 5, 6.b, BoT Modification: Nomination Committee selection, Eligible voter list certification, Election Period, Election Results, Addition of Tiebreak, renumbered, renumbered, Absentee voting for Board meetings, Actions without meeting
Article VIII, Sections 4.e, 4.f, 4.g, 4.h, 4.i, 4.j, 4.k, 5, 6.b, AC Modifications: Voting Quorum, Eligible voter list certification, Election Period, Election Results, Addition of Tiebreak, renumbered, renumbered, renumbered, Absentee voting for AC meetings, Actions without meeting

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Effective Date: 27 March 2008
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 10 March 2008

Section Description
Article VI, Section 4.g, BoT New: Voting Quorum

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Effective Date: 22 August 2007
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 22 July 2007

Section Description
Article VI, Section 14, BoT New: Document Requirement

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Effective Date: 12 February 2006
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 12 Feb 2006

Section Description
Article VI, Sections 4.b, 4.d, 4.e, BoT Modifications: Nomination of Candidates, Nominations by Petition, Notifying Members of Nominations
Article VII, Officers Modification: Treasurer
Article VIII, Sections 2, 4.b, 4.c, Officers Modifications: Advisory Council Composition, Nomination of Candidates, Notifying Members of Nominations.

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Effective Date: 18 April 2005
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 18 April 2005

Section Description
Article VI, Sections 4, 4.b, 4.c, 4.d, 4.e, 4.k, 12, BoT Modifications: Nomination and Election of Trustees, Nominations,Nomination Committee, Nominations by Petition, Notifying Members of Nominations, Failure of an Elected Candidate to Assume a Vacant Position, Trustee Conflict of Interest
Article VII, Sections 2, 4, 7, Officers Modifications: Election, Term of Office, and Qualifications, Chairman of the Board, Secretary
Article VIII, Sections 4, 4.b, 4.c, 4.i, AC Modifications: Nominations and Election of Advisory Council Members, Advisory Council Nominations, Notifying Members of Candidates, Failure of an Elected Candidate to Assume a Vacant Position

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Effective Date: 5 January 2005
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 5 Jan 2005

Section Description
Article VII, Section 2, Officers Modification: Election, Term of Office, and Qualifications

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Effective Date: 20 April 2004
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 20 April 2004

Section Description
Article II Purpose Modification
Article III, Sections 1.a, 1.c, Membership Modifications: Trustee Members, Other classification of Memberships, Dues, and Fees
Article III, Sections 2, 3, Membership New: ARIN Meetings, Membership Rights
Article III, Sections 3.a, 3.b, Membership Modifications: Rights of Trustee Members, Rights of General Members in Good Standing
Article VI, Sections 2, 3, BoT Modifications: Board of Trustees Composition Terms
Article VI, Sections 4, 4.a, BoT New: Nomination and Election of Trustees, Procedure Approval and Publications
Article VI, Sections 4.b, 4.c, 4.d, BoT Renumbered and Modifications: Nomination of Candidates, Nomination Committee, Nominations by Petition
Article VI, Section 4.d (version 10), BoT Removed: Duties of Nomination Committee
Article VI, Sections 4.e, 4.f, 4.g, 4.h, BoT Modifications: Notifying Member of Nominations, Attendance at the Fourth Quarter Members Meeting, Voting, Election Period
Article VI, Section 4.i, BoT Renamed and Modifications: Election Results
Article VI, Section 4.j, BoT Renumbered: Commencement of Term
Article VI, Section 4.k, BoT Renumbered and Modifications: Failure of an Elected Candidate to Assume a Vacant Position
Article VI, Section 5, BoT Modifications: Quorum
Article VI, Section 6 (version 10), BoT Removed: Delegation of Duties
Article VI, Sections 6, 6.a, 6.b, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, BoT Renumbered and Modifications: Meetings, Meeting Types, Methods, and Notice, Actions taken by the Board of Trustees Without Meeting, Compensation and Reimbursement Policies and Procedures, Resignation, Removal, Interim Appointments, Trustee Member Conflict of Interest
Article VI, Section 16 (version 10), BoT Removed: Grants
Article VI, Section 13, BoT Renumbered and Modifications: Approval of Meeting MInutes
Article VII , Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Officers Modifications: Election, Term of Office, and Qualifications, Vacancies, Chairman of the Board, President, Treasurer, Secretary, Removal
Article VIII, Sections 1, 2, 3, AC Renumbered and Modifications: Function Advisory Council Composition Terms
Article VIII, Sections 4, 4.a, AC New: Nominations and Election of Advisory Council Members Procedure Approval and Publications
Article VIII, Section 4.b, AC Renumbered and Modifications: Nomination of Candidates
Article VIII, Sections 4.c, 4.d, 4.e,, 4.f. 4.g, 4.h, 4.i, AC New: Notifying Members of Nominations, Attendance at the Fourth Quarter Members Meeting, Voting, Election Period, Election Results, Commencement of Terms, Failure of an Elected Candidate to Assume a Vacant Position
Article VIII, Section 4.j, AC Renumbered: Board of Trustees Oversight
Article VIII, Sections 5, 6, 6.a, 7, 8, 9, 10, AC Renumbered and Modifications: Quorum, Meetings, Meeting Types, Methods, and Notice, Compensation and Reimbursement, Resignation, Removal, Interim Appointments
Article VIII, Section 10 (version 10), AC Removed: Advisory Council Chairman
Article VIII, Section 11, AC New: Approval of Meeting Minutes
Article IX, Sections 9, 12, 13, Miscellaneous Modifications: Indemnification and Insurance Amendment of Articles of Incorporation, Amendment of Bylaws

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Effective Date: 21 July 2003
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 16 June 2003

Section Description
Article III, Sections 3,5, Membership Modification: Member in Good Standing Definition Member Rights
Article IX, Section 7, Miscellaneous New: Nomination and Appointment Conflicts

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Effective Date: 17 November 2002
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 17 Nov 2002

Section Description
Article VI, Section 15, BoT Modification: Trustee Conflict of Interest

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Effective Date: 19 March 2002
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 19 March 2002

Section Description
Article VIII, Section 4, AC Modification: Compensation and Reimbursement

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Effective Date: 11 December 2001
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 11 Dec 2001

Section Description
Article VI, Section 17, BoT New: Approval of Meeting Minutes
Article VIII, Section 5.a, AC Modification: Nominations and Election of Advisory Council Members
Article IX, Section 1, Miscellaneous Modification: Fiscal Year

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Effective Date: 22 March 2001
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 22 March 2001

Section Description
Article VI, Sections 2, 4.b, 4.c, 4.d.1, 5, BoT Modification: Board of Trustees, Nomination Committee, Nominations by Petition, NomCom Duties for Board of Trustees, Quorum
Article VII, Section 5.b, AC New: Nominations by Petition
Article VI, Section 15, BoT Modification: Conflict of Interest

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Effective Date: 19 October 1999

Section Description
Article III, Section 3, Membership Modification: General Members
Article VI, Sections 4, 5, 8, BoT Modification: Nomination and Elections of Trustees, Quorum, Meetings
Article VII, Section 2, Officers Modification: Election, Term of Office and Qualifications

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Effective Date: 18 December 1998
Motion Passed: 18 Dec 1998
Changes Discussed: 17 Oct 1998

Section Description
Article VI, Section 5, BoT New: Nominations and Vacancies
Article VI, Section 10, BoT Modification: Actions Taken by the Board of Trustees without Meeting
Article VIII, Section 8, AC Modification: Telephonic Meetings Permitted

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Effective Date: 30 June 1998
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 30 June 1998

Section Description
Article VIII, Sections 7, 8, 10, AC Modifications: Telephonic Meetings Permitted, Resignation, Removal of AC member
Article VIII, Sections 11, AC New: Removal of AC Member By the Trustees

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Effective Date: 12 September 1997
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 12 Sept 1997

Section Description
Article VI, Section 13, BoT Modification: Compensation
Article VIII, Section 3, AC New: Compensation and reimbursement

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Effective Date: 28 August 1997
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes: 28 Aug 1997 Org

Section Description
N/A New
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