Rule 4.0. Board Meetings.
4.1. Board Calendar.
For reporting purposes, the Board shall operate on a fiscal year beginning July 1st and ending June 30th.
4.2. Meeting Dates.
The Board shall meet at least quarterly. At or prior to the last meeting of the Board for the fiscal year, the Board shall establish fixed meeting dates for the next Board Calendar. The Board may convene meetings at such other times as the Chair or a majority of the Members determine. Staff shall provide all Members due and timely notice of all Board meetings.
4.3. Member Participation.
Board Decisions are enhanced by the participation of all Members; therefore, Members are encouraged to attend each meeting in person and to participate in all Board discussions and decisions.
4.4.1. A majority of the Members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.
4.4.2. When less than a quorum of Members is in Attendance, it shall be the duty of the Chair or Vice-Chair to adjourn the meeting.
4.4.3. In the absence of the Chair and Vice-Chair, it shall be the duty of the most senior Member to adjourn the meeting when less than a quorum is in Attendance. Seniority shall be established by date of admission to the Pennsylvania Bar.
4.5. Voting and Decisions.
4.5.1. Board Decisions shall be determined as follows:
a. A majority vote by the Members Attending a duly called Meeting of the Board shall be required to adopt, modify or reverse any Advice.
b. A majority vote of all Members shall be required to modify or reverse a previously issued Opinion of the Board.
c. A majority vote of all Members shall be required to modify, reverse, or adopt the issuance of a General Guidance.
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