Senate Committee Hearings: The “Minority Witness Rule” Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Senate Committee Hearings: The “Minority Witness Rule”

Creator

  • Author: Davis, Christopher M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in American National Government; Government and Finance Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2007-04-24

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report discusses the "minority witness rule." When a Senate committee, other than the Appropriations Committee, holds a hearing, the minority party members of the panel have the right to call witnesses of their choosing to testify during at least one day of that hearing.
  • Physical Description: 2 Pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congress
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congressional committees (Senate)
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congressional hearings

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Rights

  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RS22649
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS22649_2007Apr24
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc821614