conference committee

Definition of "conference committee"
  1. A committee composed of representatives from both the Senate and the House appointed to resolve differences in two versions of the same bill
How to use "conference committee" in a sentence
  1. The conference committee worked to merge the House and Senate versions of the budget bill.
  2. To reconcile the differences in the two versions of the healthcare legislation, a conference committee was established.
  3. The legislative process stalled until a conference committee was formed to agree on a final version of the bill.

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