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WHEREAS, the Apache Software Foundation has been in contact with numerous government agencies with regard to open source security and security incident handling, including outreach from the US Federal Government in the form of law enforcement, the US Senate, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Executive Office of the President/National Security Council; and, WHEREAS the Apache Software Foundation anticipates that significant additional effort and resources are needed to handle the educational, political, and legal response to these matters; and, WHEREAS the Apache Software Foundation wishes to reduce (as much as possible) the impact this might have on individual project volunteers. THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President is charged with preparing for additional policy interactions in the future, outside the scope of our development communities, to anticipate the needs of State, Federal, and International governing agencies for better understanding of the ASF's open source practices, policies, and procedures; and, RESOLVED, that an additional budget category be created for "Governmental Affairs" to be used for expenses related to travel, preparation, and participation in such activities, as will be called upon from time to time, and for improving our public-facing educational resources accordingly; and, RESOLVED, that an initial budget of $100,000 be allocated for Governmental Affairs. Special Order 7F, Governmental Affairs, was approved by Unanimous Vote of the directors present.