Tag: Committee Jurisdiction

Committee Calendar (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Committee Calendar (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Committee Calendar A committee calendar provides a comprehensive record of a committee’s actions during one Congress. Most committees periodically publish a committee calendar that lists the bills and resolutions referred to them, action taken on those measures, and other relevant information. All committees except the […]

Subcommittee (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Subcommittee (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Subcommittee   Fred Rogers testifies before the Senate Subcommittee on Communications   Subunit of a committee established for the purpose of dividing the committee’s workload. Recommendations of a subcommittee must be approved by the full committee before being reported to the chamber. Most committees form […]

Committee Jurisdiction (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Committee Jurisdiction (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Committee Jurisdiction The subjects and functions assigned to a committee by rule, resolution, precedent, or practice, including legislative matters, oversight and investigations, and nominations of executive officers. In the Senate, Rule XXV establishes jurisdiction for standing committees in the Senate. Senate Rule XXVII, paragraph 1, […]