SUNY/LSP Jordan Hosts a Committee Chairs Retreat
SUNY/CID NEWS STORIES 2009
On February 19-21, 2009, SUNY/Jordan hosted its second Committee Chairs Retreat. The session was opened by H.E. Mr. Abdel Hadi Al-Majali, the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Also in attendance were the Speaker's First Deputy, Secretary General and Chairs and Deputy Chairs of the House's standing committees. The workshop addressed various topics related to committee operations, including principles of strategic planning in committee work; financial implications of bills and legislation; and the role of the House committees in a budget cycle; the role of Parliamentary Affairs Department and Legal Affairs Department in providing support to committee work; and a session on comparative parliamentary committee work.