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[802SEC] 30-day EC motion to disband the 802.17 WG

Dear EC members,

On 22 September the IEEE-SA Standards Board approved the withdrawal of P802.17.-2011.

Accordingly, you are now being asked to vote on the following EC electronic ballot to determine whether the 802.17 hibernating Working Group should be disbanded. Vote approve if you wish to see 802.17 disbanded, disapprove if you wish to see it continue in the hibernating state.

John Lemon
802.17 WG Chair in hibernation

Motion: To disband the 802.17 Working Group.
Mover: Pat Thaler
Seconder: James Gilb
Ballot close: 1 November 2016, 11:59 PM PT

The 802.17-2011 standard was officially withdrawn on 22 September by the Standards Board.

Per the 802 P&P, the Hibernating 802.17 Working Group is eligible for disbanding.

5.2.2 Disbanding a WG

After all standards, recommended practices, and technical reports for which a hibernating WG is responsible are withdrawn or transferred to another group or groups, a Sponsor electronic ballot of 30 days minimum duration shall be conducted to determine whether the hibernating WG is to be disbanded.

If the Sponsor electronic ballot on disbanding the group passes, the WG is disbanded. If the ballot fails, then the Sponsor Chair shall determine a future date when the disbanding of the group may be re-balloted.

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