United States Senate Committee on Rules

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The United States Senate Committee on Rules is a defunct Congressional committee, replaced by the United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.

History[edit]

The Committee was first created as the Select Committee to Revise the Rules of the Senate on December 3, 1867. On December 9, 1874, it became a standing committee. On January 2, 1947, it was absorbed into the United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration along with four other committees.

Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Rules, 1874-1947[edit]