rules committee

Definition of "rules committee"
  1. A group within a legislative body responsible for scheduling, proceeding and amending bills, and regulating the duration and scope of their debates
How to use "rules committee" in a sentence
  1. The rules committee was consulted to decide the date for the debate on the new bill.
  2. Any changes to a proposed bill must be approved by the rules committee.
  3. The business of the house is expedited through the efficient organization of the rules committee.

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