(a) Frequency and location. The board shall hold meetings at least twice a year at times and places the board determines. (b) Agenda. An agenda for each meeting shall be posted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act and copies shall be sent to each member of the board, Dental Hygiene Advisory Council, and Dental Laboratory Certification Council. (c) Quorum. A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business at any regular or special meeting. (d) Voting. The board may act only by majority vote of its members present and voting, with each member entitled to one vote, unless a conflict of interest exists. (e) Presiding officer. In the absence of the appointed presiding officer, the secretary shall act as presiding officer. In the absence of both the appointed presiding officer and the secretary, an acting presiding officer shall be chosen by a majority of the board members present, to preside over that meeting only. (f) Parliamentary procedure. Board and committee meetings shall be conducted pursuant to the protocols contained in Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised. (g) Minutes. Minutes of all board meetings shall be prepared and supplied to board members for their review at or prior to the next subsequent board meeting, and shall be filed with the Legislative Reference Library and the Texas State Library within 45 days of board approval of the minutes.
Source Note: The provisions of this §100.5 adopted to be effective February 20, 2005, 30 TexReg 715