Definitions for "Conferees"
The House and Senate appoint conferees to a conference committee to resolve differences between House and Senate-passed versions of the same legislation.
House Members and Senators who are assigned to serve on a temporary conference committee to negotiate the differences in legislation passed by the House and Senate in different versions. Officially, conferees are called "managers," e.g. the House Managers and the Senate Managers.
Members of a conference committee, which is composed of senators and representatives, named to work out differences between same-subject bills passed by both chambers.