25 CFR 170.158 - How does the IRR Program Coordinating Committee conduct business?
The Committee holds at least two meetings a year. Additional Committee meetings may be called with the consent of one-third of the Committee members or by BIA or FHWA. The Committee conducts business at its meetings as follows:
(a) A quorum consists of eight Committee members of which a majority must be tribal committee members.
(b) The Committee will operate by consensus or majority vote, as determined by the Committee in its protocols.
(c) Any Committee member can submit an agenda item to the Chair.
(d) The Committee will work through a committee-approved annual work plan and budget.
(e) Annually, the Committee must elect from among the Committee membership a Chair, a Vice-Chair, and other officers. These officers will be responsible for preparing for and conducting Committee meetings and summarizing meeting results. These officers will also have other duties that the Committee may prescribe.
(f) The Committee must keep the Secretary and the tribes informed through an annual accomplishment report provided within 90 days after the end of each fiscal year.
(g) The Committee's budget will be funded through the IRR Program management and oversight funds, not to exceed $150,000 annually.