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Rules Committee

Rules Committee

 
pronunciation:
rulz k mI ti
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a powerful committee of the U.S. House of Representatives that determines when and how new legislation will be considered by House members. Also referred to as House Rules Committee, its formal name is United States House Committee on Rules.
definition 2: the committee of the U.S. Senate responsible for overseeing matters relating to rules and procedures in the Senate, federal elections, U.S. presidential succession, qualifications of Senate members, corrupt government practices, and the administration of Senate office buildings. Most often referred to as Senate Rules Committee, the formal name is United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.