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standing committee

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Definition of standing committee in English:

noun

A permanent committee that meets regularly.
Example sentences
  • 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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