36th Parliament, 2nd Session
October 12, 1999 -
October 22, 2000
Committee Business refers to any business that is placed before a committee for study and consideration.
A “committee” is a group of parliamentarians, from either the Senate, the House of Commons
or both, selected to consider matters, including bills, referred to it by the Senate or the House of
Commons. There are several types of committees: standing, legislative, special and joint committees,
as well as Committees of the Whole and the Liaison Committee.
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