Origin of quorum
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How to use quorum in a sentence
There’s a chance that they will not and that the committee doesn’t even have a quorum to hold votes.The serious political and health risks Republicans are taking in moving forward with the Barrett hearings|Amber Phillips|October 5, 2020|Washington Post
Eventually, a city lawyer told the PAC that Lightfoot and her aides participated in conference calls with a quorum of the City Council on March 26, March 30 and April 6.When Is a Meeting Not a Meeting and a Lawmaker Not a Lawmaker? When It’s Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago.|by Mick Dumke|September 24, 2020|ProPublica
Judges serve a single four-year term on the Appellate Body, which needs a minimum quorum of three in order to conduct reviews.Trump’s prolonged assault on WTO means its ruling against Chinese tariffs is essentially moot|eamonbarrett|September 16, 2020|Fortune
SANDAG board members protesting the agency’s voting procedure last week nearly succeeded in depriving the agency of a quorum and denying it the right to make decisions.Politics Report: Down Goes One Hot-Button Ballot Measure|Andrew Keatts|July 18, 2020|Voice of San Diego
So we drew from that shifting quorum threshold that your vote matters, but some votes just matter more.How to Make Meetings Less Terrible (Ep. 389 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|May 28, 2020|Freakonomics
Videos of Quorum: Global LGBT Voices talks and panel discussions will be broadcasted on The Daily Beast in coming months.A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality|Justin Jones|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many agencies, such as the NLRB and the FEC, have multimember boards that require a quorum to operate.
When the Democrats saw what was up, a bunch of them took off for Oklahoma, and New Mexico to prevent a quorum vote.Sending the Hammer to the Slammer|Eric Alterman|November 25, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Jacob Bernstein talks to a gay quorum about the morning-show double standard.Five Gays Blast GMA|Jacob Bernstein|November 24, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Norumbegam illi nobis nescio quam, vrbsque & castella nominant, quorum hodie ne vmbra quidem aut ipsa vox extant.
At the third meeting, however, there was a full quorum, and the business done at the previous meetings was duly confirmed.Report of the Chief Librarian for the Year 1924-25|General Assembly Library (New Zealand)
A quorum is necessary to do business and a majority of the members of each house is considered as a quorum.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The governor was further to have the initiative of all measures proposed in the council, five of whom were required for a quorum.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Five of the quorum of the Twelve were in this apostacy; and some in every organized quorum became disaffected.Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow|Eliza R. Snow Smith
British Dictionary definitions for quorum
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Cultural definitions for quorum
The minimum number of members of a committee or legislative body who must be present before business can officially or legally be conducted. In the United States Congress, for example, either house must have a majority (218 in the House of Representatives, 51 in the Senate) to have a quorum.