die in committee


: to be considered and rejected by a committee
The bill died in committee.

Examples of die in committee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His House Bill 5218 will likely die in committee, but the message is clear. Dave Lieber, Dallas News, 7 May 2023 But the state will fall short of that goal, after lawmakers let thebill die in committee. oregonlive, 10 June 2023 Bills that would tackle problems that plagued Texans in wake of February’s winter storm through demand-side reductions have stagnated in the Legislature and are on track to die in committee. Dallas News, 28 Apr. 2021 As speaker, Stephens will have broad power over which bills are voted on by the lower chamber and which die in committee. Jeremy Pelzer, cleveland, 3 Jan. 2023 With Republicans still in control during her first term, Ayala saw most of her bills die in committee hearings, apart from a 2018 law requiring tax preparers to disclose cases where hackers accessed a client’s information. Washington Post, 16 Oct. 2021 The pushback has received its own pushback, prompting some of the bills – including New Hampshire's – to stall or die in committee. Alia Wong, USA TODAY, 13 May 2021 The surprise vote came two days after the proposal failed to receive enough votes from the same committee and appeared to die in committee. Alex Briseno, Dallas News, 7 May 2021 See More

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“Die in committee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/die%20in%20committee. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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