7 CFR 1600.3 - Open meetings.
(a) Except as provided for in § 1600.6 every portion of every meeting of the Board shall be open to public observation. Observation does not include participation or disruptive conduct by observers, and persons engaging in such conduct will be removed from the meeting. Documents being considered at meetings of the Board may be obtained subject to the exemptions set forth in § 1600.8.
(b) Board members shall not jointly conduct or dispose of official Board business other than in accordance with this part.
(c) The Secretary of the Board shall be responsible for assuring that ample space, sufficient visibility, and adequate acoustics are provided for public observation of meetings of the Board.