PLS 337-01

Committees

  • Standing cmte
    • where bills go to die
    • majority basis
    • seniority = “ranking” member
  • select cmte
    • temp basis, targeted jurisdiction
  • joint cmte
    • combines H/S membership
  • conference cmte
    • reconciliation between H/S versions of a bill
  • $$$ cmtes
    • ways & means
    • banking, ins, utils etc
    • finance & approps
    • foreign rels
    • intel

expertise, loyalty, mil svc matters

hearings

markup (amendmts)

  • can be offered from outside the Congress, but go thru members
    • lobbyists, interested parties

 

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