WASHINGTON - The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board yesterday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission amendments to its Rule A-3 on board membership and Rule A-4 on board meetings, changes that come amid an ongoing review of the board's rules and bylaws to ensure that they are clear and in line with "current good corporate governance practices."

Diane Klinke, the board's general counsel, described the changes as administrative, designed to update outmoded rules, some of which have not been touched in 30 years. They became effective immediately upon filing.

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