HRULE 14.39     

Rule 14.39.  Absence of Quorum; Authority of Members Present

In the absence of a quorum the members present shall have authority only: a) to adjourn; b) to debate and discuss matters before the committee; c) to receive information or opinion from other persons; d) in the case of a full committee, to constitute a temporary sub-committee which may determine recommendations to be made to the full committee.

HR 8, 1974.