Origin of quorum
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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.
Mr. Speaker, I am paired, but I have voted in order to make a quorum.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)|Harry Furniss
Itaque facillime corriguntur in discendo, quorum vitia imitantur emendandi causa magistri.De Officiis|Marcus Tullius Cicero
In July following the commandment came forth for me to occupy a place in the quorum of the Twelve.
Five were to constitute a quorum of which the president or vice-president or one of the unsalaried members should always be one.
A majority of each House shall constitute a quorum to do business.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 9 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
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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.