Senate Committee Rules in the 112th Congress: A Comparison of Key Provisions

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This report reviews the requirements contained in Senate rules pertaining to committees; it then explores how each Senate committee addresses 11 specific issues: meeting day, hearing and
meeting notice requirements, scheduling of witnesses, hearing quorum, business quorum, amendment filing requirements, proxy voting, polling, nominations, investigations, and subpoenas. In addition, the report looks at the unique provisions some committees have included in their rules in the miscellaneous category.

Creator(s): Palmer, Betsy
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 17, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Palmer, Betsy

Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 17, 2012
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This report reviews the requirements contained in Senate rules pertaining to committees; it then explores how each Senate committee addresses 11 specific issues: meeting day, hearing and
meeting notice requirements, scheduling of witnesses, hearing quorum, business quorum, amendment filing requirements, proxy voting, polling, nominations, investigations, and subpoenas. In addition, the report looks at the unique provisions some committees have included in their rules in the miscellaneous category.

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32 pages.

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