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Definition: Committee of the whole house
Committee \Com*mit"tee\, n. [Cf. OF. comit['e] company, and LL.
comitatus jurisdiction or territory of a count, county,
assize, army. The word was apparently influenced by the verb
commit, but not directly formed from it. Cf. County.]
One or more persons elected or appointed, to whom any matter
or business is referred, either by a legislative body, or by
a court, or by any collective body of men acting together.
Committee of the whole [house], a committee, embracing all
the members present, into which a legislative or
deliberative body sometimes resolves itself, for the
purpose of considering a particular measure under the
operation of different rules from those governing the
general legislative proceedings. The committee of the
whole has its own chairman, and reports its action in the
form of recommendations.
Standing committee. See under Standing.