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Title 5 Part 1206 → Subpart A

Title 5 → Chapter II → Subchapter A → Part 1206 → Subpart A

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Title 5 Part 1206 → Subpart A

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Title 5Chapter IISubchapter APart 1206 → Subpart A


Title 5: Administrative Personnel
PART 1206—OPEN MEETINGS


Subpart A—Purpose and Policy


Contents
§1206.1   Purpose.
§1206.2   Policy.
§1206.3   Definitions.

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§1206.1   Purpose.

The purpose of this part is to prescribe the procedures by which the Board will conduct open meetings in accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b) (“the Act”).

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§1206.2   Policy.

The Board will provide the public with the fullest practicable information regarding its decision-making processes, while protecting individuals' rights and the Board's ability to carry out its responsibilities. Meetings at which the Board members jointly conduct or dispose of official business are presumptively open to the public. The Board will close those meetings in whole or in part only in accordance with the exemptions provided under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), and only when doing so is in the public interest.

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§1206.3   Definitions.

The following definitions apply to this part:

(a) Meeting means deliberations of at least two Board members that determine or result in the joint conduct of official Board business.

(b) Member means one of the members of the Merit Systems Protection Board.

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