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Subject: Rule 5 - Rules Governing the Missouri Bar and the Judiciary - Complaints and Proceedings Thereon Publication / Adopted Date:June 20, 1995
Topic:Quorum of Committees Divisions and Disciplinary Hearing PanelsRevised / Effective Date:March 1, 1998

5.05. Quorum of Committees, Divisions and Disciplinary Hearing Panels

Any action undertaken by the advisory committee, a regional disciplinary committee, or a division thereof, or a disciplinary hearing panel shall be concurred in by a majority of those present. A quorum shall be at least three members. No action may be taken without the participation of at least one of the nonlawyer members unless the panel, committee or division expressly determines that no nonlawyer member is available and that the public interest requires that the proceeding go forward. If a quorum is not present at any session, the chair or presiding officer may schedule the session for a different time.

(Adopted June 20, 1995, eff. Jan. 1, 1996; Feb. 13, 1998, eff. Mar. 1, 1998.)