Definition of Standing committee

1. Noun. A permanent committee.

Generic synonyms: Commission, Committee
Specialized synonyms: Ways And Means Committee



Definition of Standing committee

1. Noun. An established parliamentary or congressional committee to which all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters regarding a defined scope of subjects get referred to and then returned to parliament or congress along with a recommended measure. ¹

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Literary usage of Standing committee

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1. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1905)
"The standing committee on Law was to be summoned for Thursday to deal with it. ... Minutes of the Proceedings of the standing committee tobe printed. [No. ..."

2. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1830)
"That so much of tne message of his honor the Lieutenant-Governor, as relates to the criminal code, be referred to the standing committee on the judiciary. ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1887)
"The standing committee on Alien Paupers and Criminals, by its members present, all of its members having been communicated with, respectfully submit to the ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Reported, with Amendments, from standing committee B. Report to lie upon the Table, ... Minutes of the Proceedings of the standing committee to be printed. ..."

5. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"... That they had discharged the following Members from standing committee A (in respect of the Agricultural Education in Elementary Schools Bill ) : Mr. ..."

6. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1850)
"That so much thereof as relates to an agricultural college and experimental farm, be referred to the standing committee on ngri- culture; ..."

7. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1905)
"COMMITTEE OF SELECTION FOR THE standing committee. Report from, That the Committee have nominated the following Lords to serve as Chairmen of the Standing ..."

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