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Rules Committee Line breaks: Rules Com¦mit|tee

Definition of Rules Committee in English:


A house of a US federal or state legislature responsible for expediting the passage of bills.
Example sentences
  • As it went through the Rules Committee, the proposed bill has had its language changed from ‘cause serious harm to self or others’ to ‘engage in dangerous conduct.’
  • Dreier is the Chairman of the powerful Rules Committee of the House of Representatives.
  • After passage, bills go to the Rules Committee, where committee members determine whether to place the bill on the calendar to be heard before the entire House.
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