https://www.govtrack.us/congress/committees/

Committees decide which bills and resolutions move forward to consideration by the House or Senate as a whole. Committee chairs have enormous influence ...

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.

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

A congressional committee is a legislative sub-organization in the United States Congress that ... Congress has convened several other temporary review committees to ... There were so many committees that freshman Senator Robert La Follette of ... Often, select committees examine emerging issues that do not fit clearly ...

https://www.house.gov/committees

116th Congress, 1st Session · The House is not in session. ... The House's committees consider bills and issues and oversee agencies, programs, and activities ...

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

Although many are almost as old as the Senate itself, senators periodically update their ... Independents and members of third parties have received committee .... He concluded that Congress' "informing function should be preferred even to its ...

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/general/common/generic/about_committees.htm

Standing committees generally have legislative jurisdiction. ... Also, committee members will be appointed as conferees to reconcile the Senate version of a bill ... Source: The Committee System in the U.S. Congress, Congressional Research  ...

https://www.senate.gov/committees/

List of Committees for the 116th Congress ... 116th Congress Committees. Show .... researching committee documents, finding committee hearings, and much more. ... have been part of the American policymaking process since colonial times.

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

May 2, 2017 ... Often, select committees examine emerging issues that do not fit clearly ... Select Committee on Intelligence operates, in many ways, like a permanent standing committee; it has four subcommittees in the 115th Congress.

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

Committees help to organize the most important work of Congress ... Standing committees can be combined or discontinued but most of them have been around ...