Kinds Of Committees By Dylan Newberg
Standing Committee: Permanent groups to oversee bills that dealt with certain kinds of issues.
Example: Majority Party
Subcommittee: Specialize in a subcategory of its standing committee’s responsibility.
Example: House of Representatives
Select Committee: Temporary committees.
Example: Selective Intelligence Committee
Joint Committee: Make up of members from both the House and the Senate. May be either temporary or permanent.
Example: Joint Economic Committee