https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_congressional_committee

A congressional committee is a legislative sub-organization in the United States Congress that .... A conference committee is an ad hoc joint committee formed to resolve differences between similar but competing House and Senate versions of  ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Procedures_of_the_United_States_House_of_Representatives

The United States Constitution provides that each "House may determine the Rules of its Proceedings," therefore each Congress of the United States, upon convening, approves its own governing rules of procedure. This clause has been interpreted by the courts to mean that a new Congress .... The Speaker designates one of these committees as a "primary committee" ...

https://www.senate.gov/general/Features/Committees.htm

Senate committees monitor on-going governmental operations, identify issues suitable ... During each two-year Congress thousands of bills and resolutions are  ...

https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Committees.htm

In earlier years, both houses of Congress used joint committees more extensively than they do today for purposes of legislative and administrative coordination.

http://www.ushistory.org/gov/6c.asp

Committees help to organize the most important work of Congress ... Select committees are temporarily formed for specific purposes, often to study a particular ...

https://www.thoughtco.com/the-congressional-committee-system-3322274

May 3, 2018 ... The congressional committees are subdivisions of the U.S. Congress that concentrate on specific areas of U.S. domestic and foreign policy and ...

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/98-241.pdf

May 2, 2017 ... committees, task forces, and congressional Member ... temporary joint committee formed to resolve differences between competing House and ...

https://history.house.gov/Education/Fact-Sheets/Committees-Fact-Sheet2/

Members of the House Committee on Agriculture, ca. ... phrase than by calling it a government by the chairmen of the Standing Committees of Congress. ... and many select committees, which had previously formed to consider a particular item ...

https://www.everycrsreport.com/reports/RS20794.html

May 2, 2003 ... Although Congress has used committees since its first meetings in 1789, ... A conference committee is a temporary joint committee formed to ...

https://www.congress.gov/committees

Congress.gov covers the activities of the standing committees of the House and Senate, which provide legislative, oversight and administrative services.