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Ballot 26 – Certificate Reissuance

Ballot 26 – Certificate Reissuance (Passed Unanimously)

Motion

Steve Roylance made the following motion, and Ben Wilson and Jay Schiavo endorsed it:


Motion begins


The Guidelines should be amended by the following erratum.


Erratum begins


1. Replace this section which was itself previously amended by Errata:-

“25. EV Certificate Renewal Verification Requirements

(a) Validation for Renewal Requests. In conjunction with the EV Certificate Renewal process, the CA MUST perform all authentication and verification tasks required by these Guidelines to ensure that the renewal request is properly authorized by Applicant and that the information in the EV Certificate is still accurate and valid.

(b) Exceptions. Notwithstanding the requirements set forth in Section 33(b) (Use of Pre-Existing Information or Documentation) and Section 8 (Maximum Validity Period), a CA, when performing the authentication and verification tasks for EV Certificate Renewal MAY:

(1) EV Certificate previously issued by the CA:”

With:-

“25. EV Certificate Renewal Verification Requirements

(a) Validation for Renewal Requests. In conjunction with the EV Certificate Renewal process, the CA MUST perform all authentication and verification tasks required by these Guidelines to ensure that the renewal request is properly authorized by Applicant and that the information in the EV Certificate is still accurate and valid.

(b) Validation of Re-issuance requests. A CA may rely on previously verified information to issue a Replacement Certificate, as defined in these Guideline when:

1. The expiration date of the replacement certificate is the same as the expiration date of the currently valid EV certificate being replaced, and

2. The certificate subject of the Replacement Certificate is the same as the certificate subject contained in the currently valid EV certificate. (c) Renewal Exceptions. Notwithstanding the requirements set forth in Section 33(b) (Use of Pre-Existing Information or Documentation) and Section 8 (Maximum Validity Period), a CA, when performing the authentication and verification tasks for EV Certificate Renewal MAY: (1) EV Certificate previously issued by the CA:”

2. Replace this section from the Definition Section which was itself previously amended by Errata:-

“EV Certificate Renewal. The process whereby an Applicant who has a valid unexpired and non-revoked EV certificate makes application, to the CA that issued the original certificate, for a newly issued EV certificate for the same organizational and domain name prior to the expiration of the applicant’s existing EV Certificate.”

With:-

“EV Certificate Renewal. The process whereby an Applicant who has a valid unexpired and non-revoked EV certificate makes an application, to the CA that issued the original certificate, for a newly issued EV certificate for the same organizational and domain name prior to the expiration of the applicant’s existing EV Certificate but with a new ‘valid to’ date beyond the expiry of the current EV certificate.

EV Certificate Re-issuance. The process whereby an Applicant who has a valid unexpired and non-revoked EV certificate makes an application, to the CA that issued the original certificate, for a newly issued EV certificate for the same organizational and domain name prior to the expiration of the applicant’s existing EV Certificate but with a matching ‘valid to’ date of the current EV certificate.”


Erratum ends


 


Motion ends


The ballot review period comes into effect at 1700 EST on 03 Mar 09,and will close at 1700 EDT on 10 Mar 2009. Unless the motion is withdrawn during the review period, the voting period will start immediately thereafter and will close at 1700 EDT on 17 Mar 2009.

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