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Beginning with the adoption of the Extended Validation Guidelines in June 2007, the CA/Browser has tracked proposed ballots using a numbering system, and CA/Browser Forum member votes have become publicly available for votes occurring after February 2013.   These ballots may be found using the “Categories” feature and selecting “Ballots” or by navigating chronologically using the “Past Proceedings” pull-down menu.  Tally of quorum and voting results is available here:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AjuWQ0oWc2scdDV5QWd5OGk1VWFfZW5XbWdDX1JqN2c#gid=4

BallotDescriptionStatus
161Notification of Incorrect IssuanceFailed
169Revised Validation RequirementsPassed
174Reform of Requirements Relating to Conflict with Local LawsPassed
162 Sunset of ExceptionsPassed
163Fix Errata in EV GuidelinesPassed
164Certificate Serial Number EntropyPassed
165Formation of Governance Review Working GroupPassed
166Clarification of Membership RequirementsPassed
167Baseline Requirements CorrectionsFailed
168Baseline Requirement Corrections - RevisedPassed
169 Revised Validation RequirementsPassed
171 Updating ETSI standards in CABF documents Passed
172Removal of Permanent Identifier Passed
173Remove requirement to cease use of private keyPassed
170Amend section 5.1 of Baseline RequirementsFailed

Ballot  Status 
See new table above for ballots after Ballot 161
Ballot 161 – Notification of Incorrect Issuance Failed
Ballot 160 – Amend Section 4 of BRs Passed
Ballot 159 – Amend Section 4 of BRs Lack of Quorum
Ballot 158 – Code Signing BR adoption  Failed
Ballot 157 – Adopt version 1.2 of the Intellectual Property Rights Policy Passed
Ballot 156 – CPWG #1 BR Sections 1 and 2 Passed
Ballot 155 – Convert Network Security Requirements to RFC 3647 Framework and GitHub
Ballot 154 – Convert EV Guidelines to RFC 3647 Framework and GitHub
Ballot 153 – Short-Lived Certificates
Ballot 152 – SHA-1 Deprecation-Withdrawn  Withdrawn
Ballot 151 – Addition of Optional OIDs for Indicating Level of Validation
Ballot 150 – OID Revisions
Ballot 149 – Revisions to Forum Membership Bylaw 2.1
Ballot 148 – Issuer Field Correction
Ballot 147 – Attorney Accountant Letter Changes
Ballot 146 – Convert Baseline Requirements to RFC 3647 Framework
Ballot 145 – Operational Existence for Government Entities
Ballot 144 – Validation rules for .onion names
Ballot 143 – Formalization of Validation Working Group
Ballot 142 – Elimination of EV Insurance Requirement Failed
Ballot 141 – Elimination of EV Insurance Requirement; Financial Responsibility for Mis-Issued Certificates Failed
Ballot 140 – Short-Life Certificates  Withdrawn
Ballot 139 – Vice Chair Election  24-Oct-2014
Ballot 138 – Security Information Sharing Working Group  16-Oct-2014
Ballot 137 – Voting Process Bylaw Amendment  16-Oct-2014
Ballot 136 – Chair Election  15-Oct-2014
Ballot 135 – ETSI Auditor Qualifications  16-Oct-2014
Ballot 134 – Application of RFC 5280 to Pre-certificates  16-Oct-2014
Ballot 133 – Insurance Requirements for EV Issuers  Failed
Ballot 132 – EV Code Signing Timestamp Validity Period  16-Sept-2014
Ballot 131  -Update to Verified Method of Communication  12-Sept-2014
Ballot 130 – Working Group Bylaw Amendment  Withdrawn
Ballot 129 – PSL in BR Section 11.1.3  4-Aug-2014
Ballot 128 – CP Review Working Group  9-Jul-2014
Ballot 127 – Verification of Agency in EVG 11.7.2  17-Jul-2014
Ballot 126  – Operational Existence  24-Jul-2014
Ballot 125 – CAA Records  14-Oct-2014
Ballot 124 – Business Entity Clarification  5-Jun-2014
Ballot 123 – Reuse of Information  16-Oct-2014
Ballot 122 – Verified Method of Communication  Failed
Ballot 121 – EVGL Insurance Requirements  Failed
Ballot 120 – Affiliate Authority to Verify Domain  5-Jun-2014
Ballot 119 – Remove “OfIncorporation” from OID descriptions in EVG 9.2.5  24-Mar-2014
Ballot 118 – SHA1 Sunset  16-Oct-2014
Ballot 117 – EV Code Signing Guidelines Corrections  24-Mar-2014
Ballot 116 – Associate Member Category  24-Mar-2014
Ballot 115 – Invited Guest to Meeting 31  Withdrawn
Ballot 114 – Improvements to the EV Definitions  24-Jan-2014
 Ballot 113 –  Revision to QIIS in EV Guidelines  13-Jan-2014
 Ballot 112 – Definition of “Internal Server Name”  3-Apr-2014
Ballot 111 – Accelerate Max Certificate Lifetime Reduction Timetable  Withdrawn
Ballot 110 – Amendment 1 to Bylaws  Failed
 109 – Create SSL Performance Working Group  Withdrawn
 108 – Defining the scope of the Baseline Requirements  Withdrawn
 107 – Removing version numbers to WebTrust and ETSI standards from CABF Guidelines  Withdrawn
 106 – Extended Deadline to Prohibit OCSP “Good” Response for Non-Issued Certificates  Withdrawn
 105 – Technical Constraints for Subordinate Certificate Authorities yielding broader and safer PKI adoption 29-Jul-13
 104 – EV Domain Validation (EVG v 1.4.2)  9-Jul-13
 103 – OCSP AIA and TLS Feature Extension  Needs endorser
 102 – BR 9.2.3 domainComponent  31 May 2013 (BR v.1.1.5)
 101 – EV 11.10.2 Accountants (EVG v 1.4.2)  31-May-13
 100 – Extend Deadline (OCSP Good Response) Withdrawn
 99 – Add DSA Keys (BR v.1.1.4)  3-May-13
 98 – Public Voting  22-Feb-13
 97 – Prevention of Unknown Certificate Contents  21-Feb-13
 96 – Wildcard certificates and new gTLDs  20-Feb-13
 95 – Guidance on Deprecated Internal Names Withdrawn
 94 – Governance Adoption  23-Nov-12
93 – BR Reasons for Revocation  7-Nov-12
 92 – Subject Alternative Names  Failed with Browsers
 91 – Chair and Vice-Chair Election  22-Oct-12
 90 – Governance Finalists  28-Sep-12
 89 – Publish Recommendations for the Processing of EV SSL Certificates v.2  17-Jan-14
 88 – BR_9_2_4_Errata-ISO3166  12-Sep-12
 87 – Instant Runoff Ballot on Governance  31-Aug-12
 86 – BR_9_2_4_Errata_plus_ISO3166  Withdrawn
 85 – Governance Reform (Corrected) – (Ballot 85 without 7-day review)  24-Aug-12
 84 – ISO 3166-1 User-assigned codes  Withdrawn
 83 – Adopt Network and Certificate System Security Requirements 3-Aug-12
 82 – Extend IPR introduction timetable  Rejected
 81 – Required Format for Amendments to Existing Standards or Requirements  Withdrawn
 80 – Response for non-issued certificates  2-Aug-12
 79 – Mailing list usage  25-Jul-12
 78 – Updates to Domain and IP Validation, High Risk Requests, and Data Source in the Baseline Requirements  22-Jun-12
 77 – Emergency Extension of IPR Requirements  7-Jun-12
 76 – Public Review of Network Security Controls  12-Jun-12
 75 – NameConstraints criticality flag (EVG 1.4.1)  8-Jun-12
 74 – Updates to Domain and IP Validation, High Risk Requests, and Data Source in the Baseline Requirements  Failed quorum
 73 – Public mail-list  11-May-12
 72 – Reorganize EV Documents  29-May-12
 71 – Auditor qualification requirements  8-May-12
 70 – EV Code Signing Identifier  8-May-12
 69 – Individual validation policy  Endorsers needed
 68 – No unknown contents  Endorsers needed
 67 – Adopt IPR Policy  6-Apr-12
 66 – Project lifecycle  16-Mar-12
 65 – QIIS definition update  16-Feb-12
 64 – Revised – Recognized existence  16-Feb-12
 63 – Adopt Intellectual Property Rights Policy  Withdrawn
 62 – Adopt Baseline Requirements Draft 50  22-Nov-11
 61 – Verification requirements for Parent/Subsidiary  15-Jun-11
 60 – Verification requirements for Parent/Subsidiary  Rejected
 59 – Public review of Draft 30b Baseline Requirements for Issuance and Management of Publicly Trusted Certificates Withdrawn
 58 – Operational existence through parent/subsidiary  8-Apr-11
 57 – Verifying agency through confirmation of employment using QIIS or QGIS  8-Apr-11
 56 – QGIS Contact Information  21-Feb-11
 55 – Romanization of Japanese corporate names  21-Feb-11
 54 – EV 1-3 adoption  19-Nov-10
 53 – Contract Signer self-asserted authority  12-Oct-10
 52 – Contract Signer self-asserted authority  Withdrawn
 51 – Notaries  7-Aug-10
 50 – 64-character “O” field  7-Aug-10
 49 – New certificate for existing subscriber  6-Aug-10
 48 – Telephone number at place of business  5-Aug-10
 47 – Document aging  Withdrawn
 46 – Audit report availability timing  6-Jul-10
 45 – Verification of authority  23-Apr-10
 44 – IFAC membership  23-Apr-10
 43 – Business categories  Withdrawn
 42 – Principal individual  22-Apr-10
 41 – Auditing report publication  Withdrawn
 40 – Terms of use  13-Apr-10
 39 – Business categories  Withdrawn
 38 – Physical Address in WHOIS data  Withdrawn
 37 – Another QGIS  6-Apr-10
 36 – Public WHOIS information  26-Mar-10
 35 – Role requirements  25-Jan-10
 34 – Adopt EV Guidelines draft 03 as Version 1.2  1-Oct-09
 33 – Subject attribute requirements  4-Aug-09
 32 – Revocation for well-known private key  29-Jul-09
 31 – Allow ETSI 102 042  6-Aug-09
 30 – Reserved domain names  Failed quorum
 29 – Guidelines renumbering  14-Jul-09
 28 – Membership criteria  Failed quorum
 27 – Alternatives for verifying domain control  Rejected
 26 – Certificate reissuance  17-Mar-09
25 – PolicyQualifierId  6-Apr-09
24 – Acceptable audits in EV Processing Guidelines  13-Feb-09
23 – EV Processing Guidelines 16-Jan-09
22 – RSA 1024 retirement  29-Dec-08
21 – Phone number at place of business  4-Dec-08
20 – ETSI Letter of Intent  7-Nov-08
19 – Authoritative time source  7-Nov-08
18 – Pre-approved requests  16-Sep-08
17 – Maximum validity period  Status
16 – Unverified content  Failed quorum
15 – Certificate renewal  25-Jul-08
14 – Allowed EKUs  17-Jun-08
13 – QGIS for place of business  5-May-08
12 – Adoption of Guidelines v1.1  10-Apr-08
11 – Prior equivalent authority  18-Mar-08
10 – Non-Latin names  12-Feb-08
9 – Physical address  Status
8 – Foreign organization name  12-Feb-08
7 – Parent-Subsidiary  3-Feb-08
6 – Non-commercial entity type  3-Feb-08
5 – Quorum 18-Jan-08
4 – Browser voting rules 15-Dec-07
3 – UTF-8 11-Sep-07
2 – Security committee Failed quorum
1 – Guidelines summer 07 7-Jun-07
3-May-13
Withdrawn
31-May-13
Needs 1 endorser
Withdrawn
Withdrawn for editing
Withdrawn
Failed
Withdrawn
Voting stage
28-Jan-2014