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committee

 [kŏ-mit´e]
a body of people delegated to perform some function.
ethics committee a group of individuals formed to protect the interests of patients and address moral issues. It normally includes a board member of the institution, a lay person, and an administrator. A member of the clergy may also be included, as well as an ethicist if one is available. Most ethics committees work in an advisory capacity; they can help patients and families reach informed decisions and work with health care providers in order to make complex and difficult decisions. The ethics committee often reviews hospital policies and procedures for potential problems and may also reduce the potential for litigation against the institution.

committee

Hospital practice A group of health professionals affiliated with a hospital who meet regularly to address an area–eg, infection control, safety, etc that needs a multidisciplinary approach to ensure issues are addressed and quality of service is maintained. See Accredited Standards Committee, Blue ribbon committee, Committee of 10, 000, Committee for Freedom of Choice in Cancer Therapy, Credentials committee, Disaster committee, Ethics committee, Executive committee, Hospital committee, Interagency Research Animal committee, International Committee for Standardization, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Research Committee, NAAIDC subcommittee, National Committee for Quality Assurance, Patient care committee, Political action committee, Radioactive drug research committee, Radiation safety committee, Recombinant DNA Advisory committee, Safety committee, Search committee, Seattle committee, Steering committee, Tissue review committee, Utilization review committee.
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California, like some other states, has fiscal staff for the majority and the minority, as well as fiscal experts for leadership and the fiscal committees.
No need to recapitalise the financial support fund which provides aid to indebted state-linked companies, says Dubai's Supreme Fiscal Committee boss
Shaibani, who is also head of Dubai's Rulers Court and a member of the emirate's Supreme Fiscal Committee, said Investment Corporation of Dubai had no plans to offload businesses.
Despite a widely circulated report last week that Dubai's Supreme Fiscal Committee (SFC), a senior component of the Dubai Government, had washed its hands of
Sources told Reuters last week the Dubai government, acting through the Supreme Fiscal Committee, had walked away from talks to solve the unit's debt problems.
Summary: Dubai, bracing for heavy debt redemptions, plans to cut state spending by 20-25 percent until 2013 to narrow its funding gap, a member of the emirate's Supreme Fiscal Committee was quoted Fridy as telling a newspaper.
Ahmed Humaid Al Tayer, part of the Supreme Fiscal Committee, reportedly told Reuters that the emirate will meet its debt of approximately $12 billion due this year.
The agreement also "marks the support of the creditors to the separation," of real estate developer Nakheel PJSC from Dubai World, Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee, said.
Summary: Statement from His Highness Sheikh Ahmad bin Saeed al-Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee
The DFSF, set up to disperse proceeds from the program to state-linked firms in need of help, is accountable to a five-man Supreme Fiscal Committee which has overall responsibility for overseeing Dubai's fiscal policies.
14 (BNA) THE GOVERNMENT OF DUBAI, ACTING THROUGH THE SUPREME FISCAL COMMITTEE (SFC), TODAY ANNOUNCED A SET OF ACTIONS IN RELATION TO DUBAI WORLD: SHAIKH AHMAD BIN SAEED AL MAKTOUM, CHAIRMAN OF THE DUBAI SUPREME FISCAL COMMITTEE SAID: LIKE OTHER GLOBAL FINANCIAL CENTRES, DUBAI HAS FACED RECENT MARKET CHALLENGES DRIVEN BY GLOBAL ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN AND SEVERE REAL ESTATE MARKET CORRECTION.
He also asserted the bill was never properly referred to an appropriate fiscal committee and moved the bill be sent to one before a floor vote.