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Failure to get quorum didn’t stop Mass. panels

7 agency licensing boards have record of taking votes anyway

There was one glaring problem when a state board overseeing nursing home managers met in a fourth-floor conference room near TD Garden on Jan. 17: Not enough people showed up.

Only six members attended the meeting — two short of the quorum needed to legally conduct business — and one of the six left after 22 minutes.

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