Senate Rules Affecting Committees

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This report identifies and summarizes the provisions of the Senate's standing rules, standing orders, precedents, and other directives that relate to legislative activity in the Senate's standing committees. It covers four main issues: committee organization, committee meetings, hearings, and reporting.

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Bach, Stanley & Palmer, Betsy February 28, 2003.

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  • Bach, Stanley Senior Specialist in the Legislative Process, Government and Finance Division
  • Palmer, Betsy Analyst in American National Government, Government and Finance Division

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This report identifies and summarizes the provisions of the Senate's standing rules, standing orders, precedents, and other directives that relate to legislative activity in the Senate's standing committees. It covers four main issues: committee organization, committee meetings, hearings, and reporting.

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12 pages.

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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is the public policy research arm of Congress. This legislative branch agency works exclusively for Members of Congress, their committees and their staff. This collection includes CRS reports from the mid-1970's through the present--covering a variety of topics from agriculture to foreign policy to welfare.

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  • February 28, 2003

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Bach, Stanley & Palmer, Betsy. Senate Rules Affecting Committees, report, February 28, 2003; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc824756/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.