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joint committee n
: a committee made up of members of both houses of a legislature (as for purposes of investigation or oversight) compare conference committee
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.