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If a congress person is censured and removed from their current committee assignments, can they later be assigned to different committees in the same congress? Yes. All committee assignments are made by a resolution in the respective chamber. The resolution assigning Rep. Greene to the two committees, from which she was removed, was H.Res.63. Should a ...


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It is highly likely that they would just remove her from any new committees if she got placed on any. A lot of effort was put into this process by first trying to work with her party in order to have them take action prior to taking action themselves. Since the underlying issues are still present and unlikely to go away her not being on committees is ...


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But I was wondering if there were specific rules and laws about this which stops such an event happening. There is not, and cannot be, a law which binds the House on this. After all, the Constitution says: Each House may determine the Rules of its Proceedings and a law would have to be passed by the Senate and possibly the President. This would mean other ...


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For the most part — and note that the actual procedures vary from committee to committee — committee membership is divided between the majority and minority parties by formula. The upshot is that removing a member of one party from committees doesn't give any particular advantage to the other party; new committee members will be selected by the leader of the ...


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What's to stop the House majority party from voting to expel every member of the House minority party from committees? That might work for a few months as most committees and subcommittees are not permanent. It might even work for two years if the majority party continued to expel every minority party member from their assigned committees. But then the ...


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