Permanent panels of the House and Senate, without a date set for their termination. There are about 20 standing committees in each chamber, with each assigned a specific area of legislative responsibility known as jurisdiction. Standing committees can also conduct investigations and practice supervisory oversight of federal programs, agencies, and departments whose responsibilities are part of the committeeâ€™s subject matter jurisdiction.
Committees established by the rules of each house to examine legislation, hold hearings, and make recommendations on legislative measures. They may be abolished or created only by changing the rules.
a committee appointed by the president or board to carry on a continuing function
Committees permanently established by House and Senate rules. The standing committees are legislative committees. Legislation may be referred to them and they may report bills and resolutions to their parent chambers. ( See also Select or Special Committees.)
A committee created in the rules of either house that meets during the legislative session or an interim to consider and report on measures referred or tasks assigned to it by the respective presiding officers.
a permanent committee with a subject-matter jurisdiction related to an area of public policy. Almost all bills and resolutions are referred to one of the 14 standing committees.
Committee, defined by organizational bylaws, which meets for a specific purpose.
Committee whose existence is permanent and continuing from one Congress to the next.
A permanent committee during a session authorized and named by Senate or House Rules.
a relatively permanent committee charged with performing some recurring task
Committee established by House or Senate Rules that conducts business for that body.
a body with a continuous responsibility that calls for collective rather than individual judgment for example, the rules committee of a legislature, the admissions committee of a college, the loan committee of a bank
a committee created to carry out, monitor, and/or coordinate particular tasks on a continuing basis
a committee set up by the House of Commons to consider the details of a particular Bill
a committee that consists of one or more members responsible for carrying out specific duties/programs for the organization
a committee with long-term objectives so closely interwoven with the program and development of policy of the Association and/or its Divisions that it should have a continuing life
a Congressional committee permanently authorized by United States House of Representatives and United States Senate rules
a continuing Committee of Council that specialises in a particular aspect of Council's functions
a group defined and established according to the bylaws, for the purpose of considering, investigating, or taking action on matters considered relevant to the mission of the organization
constituted to consider public bills in detail, clause by clause. Membership is determined by the selection committee, and is established for each bill.
Permanently organized committee with Members assigned according to the rules of each house, with jurisdiction over specific issues. The name of the committee usually comes from the area of jurisdiction for which the committee has responsibility - Environment and Public Works, Budget, or Labor and Human Resources.
Considers all bills, resolutions and other items of legislative business falling within the category of matters over which it has been given jurisdiction. For example, the Senate Insurance and Interstate Cooperation Committee deals with most insurance and banking issues. Membership and rank are largely determined by seniority rule.
Appointed for the life of a Parliament to deal with subjects of continuing concern to the House.
A select committee appointed to consider and to report to the Senate on matters falling within the duties specifically assigned to it by the Rules of the Senate, and on other matters that may be referred to it by the Senate.
A designated committee which considers proposed legislation during a legislative
See COMMITTEE, STANDING.
A permanent committee of the Senate or of the House of Commons that studies matters requested by its respective House or undertakes studies on its own initiative.
The ecclesiastical authority of the diocese in the absence of a bishop. The Standing Committee is elected by the diocesan convention. Half of its members are clerical, half lay. It serves as the bishop's council of advice. The Standing Committee is requested to give consent for all bishops elected in the Episcopal Church. It recommends persons for ordination. It gives the bishop advice and consent on the purchase, sale, or encumbrance of any property held by a congregation or the diocese. It gives the bishop advice and consent as to any judicial sentence given to a clergy person or concurs in allowing a clergy person to cease functioning as a member of the clergy. It investigates and reports to the bishop on the charge that a deacon or priest has abandoned the Episcopal Church. It also receives the bishop's resignation.
A committee which exists for the duration of a parliamentary session. This committee examines and reports on the general conduct of activities by government departments and agencies and reports on matters referred to it by the house, including proposed legislation.
A permanent committee that studies matters referred to it, or other matters within its area of responsibility.
A committee of clergy and laity elected by the Diocesan Convention to be a council of a advice to the Bishop, and to carry out canonically defined duties regarding transfers of property, approval of candidates for the ordained ministry, election of Bishops, and other matters of diocesan concern.
A committee established by a house's rules to consider legislation in a specified subject area.
A committeeestablished by a house's rules to considerlegislation in a specified subject area.
Standing committees carry on much of the work of each house in the Legislature. Each legislator is assigned to several committees in his or her own house and, in addition, may serve on one or more joint committees.
Permanent committee.For example, the Joint Standing Committee on the Quality of Life and Status of Women is a permanent committee of the national parliament.
A term of parliamentary law which refers to those committees which have a continued existence; that are not related to the accomplishment of a specific, once-only task as are ad hoc or special committees. Standing committees generally exist as long as the organization to which it reports. Budget and finance or nomination committees are typical standing committees of a larger organization.
A permanent legislative committee established by the rules of either chamber.
In the United States Congress, standing committees are legislative committees that exist beyond the adjournment of the legislative body. In the U.S. Congress, most work is done by standing committees.
A standing committee is a subunit of a political or deliberative body established in a permanent fashion to aid the parent assembly in accomplishing its duties. A standing committee is usually granted jurisdiction over a particular area of legislation by the parent body.
In Canada, a standing committee is a permanent committee established by Standing Orders of the House of Commons. It may study matters referred to it by special order or, within its area of responsibility in the Standing Orders, may undertake studies on its own initiative. There are currently 23 standing committees (including two standing joint committees) in the House and 18 in the Senate, many with particular responsibilities to examine the administration, policy development, and budgetary estimates of certain government departments and agencies.