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​​​​​​​​​ The structural work of the Kentucky General Assembly is performed by committees.

  • The Senate and House have separate standing committees that meet only when the General Assembly is in session.
  • Interim joint committees combine the separate standing committees and meet when the General Assembly is not in session.
  • Special committees or task forces are authorized on a temporary basis to study a specific topic.
  • Statutory committees are created by law to perform specific tasks related to oversight of the executive branch of state government.
  • Caucuses are formed based on specific interests of groups of legislators and have members from both the Senate and House. 


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