Consists of Members of both Branches and having jurisdiction over matters of joint interest. Most joint committees are standing committees (for example, the Joint Committee on the Library) but special joint committees have been created to address specific issues (such as the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War).
U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation
Joint committee of the House and Senate that investigates internal revenue taxation, and possibilities for tax simplification. Also reviews proposed tax refunds and credits.
U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee
This joint committee of the Senate and the House focuses on promoting maximum employment, production, and purchasing power.
Wikipedia - United States Congress Joint Committee on the Library
Devoted to the affairs and administration of the Library of Congress. Includes history and members.
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