Definitions for "Joint Committee"
A committee composed of Members of both the House and Senate.
A committee shared by the House and Senate, with an equal number of House and Senate members serving on it. Joint committees do not consider and report legislation. Instead they have administrative duties or conduct research and issue studies and reports. There are four current joint committees: the Joint Committee on Printing, which oversees the Government Printing Office; the Joint Committee on the Library, which oversees the Library of Congress; the Joint Committee on Taxation, which provides expert tax-code analysis to the Congress; and the Joint Economic Committee, which studies long-term economic trends.
one made up of members from both the House and the Senate that acts as a study group with responsibility for reporting its findings back to the House and Senate
Keywords:  meeting
Joint Meeting