28 CFR 16.201: Voting by the Commissioners without joint deliberation.
(a) Whenever the Commission's Chairman so directs, any matter which(1) does not appear to require joint deliberation among the members of the Commission, or (2) by reason of its urgency, cannot be scheduled for consideration at a Commission meeting, may be disposed of by presentation of the matter separately to each of the members of the Commission. After consideration of the matter each Commission member shall report his vote to the Chairman.
(b) Whenever any member of the Commission so requests, any matter presented to the Commissioners for disposition pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section shall be withdrawn and scheduled instead for consideration at a Commission meeting.
(c) The provisions of § 16.206(a) of these rules shall apply in the case of any Commission determination made pursuant to this section.