40 U.S. Code § 15302 - Decisions

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(a) Requirements for Approval.—
Except as provided in section 15304(c)(3), decisions by the Commission shall require the affirmative vote of the Federal Cochairperson and a majority of the State members (exclusive of members representing States delinquent under section 15304(c)(3)(C)).
(b) Consultation.—
In matters coming before the Commission, the Federal Cochairperson shall, to the extent practicable, consult with the Federal departments and agencies having an interest in the subject matter.
(c) Quorums.—A Commission shall determine what constitutes a quorum for Commission meetings; except that—
any quorum shall include the Federal Cochairperson or the alternate Federal Cochairperson; and
a State alternate member shall not be counted toward the establishment of a quorum.
(d) Projects and Grant Proposals.—
The approval of project and grant proposals shall be a responsibility of each Commission and shall be carried out in accordance with section 15503.
(Added Pub. L. 110–234, title XIV, § 14217(a)(2), May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1470, and Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title XIV, § 14217(a)(2), June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2232.)
Editorial Notes

Pub. L. 110–234 and Pub. L. 110–246 enacted identical sections. Pub. L. 110–234 was repealed by section 4(a) of Pub. L. 110–246.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective on the first day of the first fiscal year beginning after June 18, 2008, see section 14217(d) of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as a note under section 15101 of this title.