Definitions for "Special Committee"
A committee appointed to examine legislation on a particular topic. Sometimes called a select committee, it automatically ceases to exist when its task is finished or when the session ends.
a committee appointed by the president or board to bring recommendations on a particular issue, concern or subject to the board or to carry out a particular project or task
a committee created by law for a specific reason. Except for the Executive Board, special committees generally have no jurisdiction over bills or resolutions.