7 CFR 959.32 - Procedure.
(a) Eleven members of the committee shall be necessary to constitute a quorum. Nine concurring votes, or two-thirds of the votes cast, whichever is greater, shall be required to pass any motion or approve any committee action. At assembled meetings all votes shall be cast in person.
(b) The committee may meet by telephone, telegraph, or other means of communication and any vote at such a meeting shall be promptly confirmed in writing. On such occasions unanimous vote of committee members voting will be required to approve any action.