Definition of standing committee in English:

standing committee

Syllabification: stand·ing com·mit·tee


  • A permanent committee that meets regularly.
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    • Twenty-four standing committees and consultative committees are being constituted to discuss budgetary grants for various departments before the House resumes the Budget session on August 16.
    • Its standing committee meets on Friday to discuss the finer details of the mandate to its members, to fine-tune who and what will be included in the ban.
    • Most standing committees are authorizing committees: They draft the substance of policies and oversee executive agencies' implementation of laws.

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