12 CFR § 791.10 - Definitions.

§ 791.10 Definitions.

For the purpose of this subpart:

(a) Agency means the National Credit Union Administration;

(b) Subdivision of the Board means a group composed of two Board members authorized by the Board to act on behalf of the agency;

(c) Meeting means any deliberations by two or more members of the Board or any subdivision of the Board that determine or result in the joint conduct or disposition of official agency business with the exception of: (1) Deliberations to determine whether a meeting or a portion thereof will be open or closed to public observation and whether information regarding closed meetings will be withheld from public disclosure; (2) deliberations to determine whether or when to schedule a meeting; and (3) infrequent dispositions of official agency business by sequential circulation of written recommendations to individual Board members (“notation voting procedure”), provided the votes of each Board member and the action taken are recorded for each matter and are publicly available, unless exempted from disclosure pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552 (the Freedom of Information Act);

(d) Public observation means that a member or group of the public may listen to and observe any open meeting and may record in an unobtrusive manner any portion of that meeting by use of a camera or any other electronic device, but shall not participate in any meeting unless authorized by the Board;

(e) Public announcement or publicly announce means making reasonable efforts under the particular circumstances to fully inform the public, especially those individuals who have expressed interest in the subject matters to be discussed or the decisions of the agency;

(f) Sunshine Act means the open meeting provisions of the “Government in the Sunshine Act” (5 U.S.C. 552b.)

[53 FR 29647, Aug. 8, 1988, as amended at 78 FR 32546, May 31, 2013]