standing committee



Committee with a continued existence, formed to do its assigned work on an ongoing basis. Budget and finance committees generally are standing committees. See also ad hoc committee.

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  • Many publicly traded companies, both large and small, use a standing committee inorder tobest deliver good results for the companies shareholders.

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  • The people who determined whether my idea and project was allowed to proceed was the respected and powerful standing committee.

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  • The standing committee in the House of Representatives adjourned after they finally came to a decision regarding the proposition that was up for vote.

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