749.07 Regular meetings, records, adoption of rules.

The board of hospital commissioners shall hold regular meetings at such time and place as is agreed upon, and shall keep a complete record of its proceedings. No contract which the board enters into shall be valid until concurred in at a regular meeting by a majority of all the members thereof, and such concurrence entered on the minutes of its proceedings.

Members of the board of hospital commissioners may attend board meetings by means of communications equipment authorized under this section by rule of the board, including by video conference or teleconference. Notwithstanding division (C) of section 121.22 of the Revised Code, board members who attend a board meeting by means of authorized communications equipment shall be considered present in person at the meeting, shall be permitted to vote, and shall be counted for purposes of determining whether a quorum is present at the meeting.

The board of hospital commissioners shall maintain a record of any vote or other action taken at a board meeting conducted by means of authorized communications equipment. The record also shall identify the members attending the board meeting by means of authorized communications equipment.

The board of hospital commissioners shall adopt rules designating the communications equipment that is authorized for use during board meetings. The board also shall adopt rules that establish procedures and guidelines for using authorized communications equipment during board meetings and that ensure verification of the identity of any board members attending board meetings by such means.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 235, §1, eff. 3/28/2017.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .