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79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 753-AUG. 2,1946 "RULE XXV "STANDING COMMITTEES "(1) The following standing committees shall be appointed at the commencement of each Congress, with leave to report by bill or other- wise: "(a) Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, to consist of thirteen Senators, to which committee shall be referred all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the fol- lowing subjects: "1. Agriculture generally. "2. Inspection of livestock and meat products. "3. Animal industry and diseases of animals. "4. Adulteration of seeds, insect pests, and protection of birds and animals in forest reserves. "5. Agricultural colleges and experiment stations. "6. Forestry in general, and forest reserves other than those created from the public domain. "7. Agricultural economics and research. "8. Agricultural and industrial chemistry. "9. Dairy industry. "10. Entomology and plant quarantine. "11. Human nutrition and home economics. "12. Plant industry soils, and agricultural engineering. "13. Agricultural educational extension services. "14. Extension of farm credit and farm security. "15. Rural electrification. "16. Agricultural production and marketing and stabilization of prices of agricultural products. "17. Crop insurance and soil conservation. "(b) Committee on Appropriations, to consist of twenty-one Sena- tors, to which committee shall be referred all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the following subjects: "1. Appropriation of the revenue for the support of the Government. "(c) Committee on Armed Services, to consist of thirteen Senators, to which committee shall be referred all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the following subjects: "1. Common defense generally. "2. The War Department and the Military Establishment generally. "3. The Navy Department and the Naval Establishment generally. "4. Soldiers' and sailors' homes. "5. Pay, promotion, retirement, and other benefits and privileges of members of the armed forces. "6. Selective service. "7. Size and composition of the Army and Navy. "8. Forts, arsenals, military reservations, and navy yards. "9. Ammunition depots. "10. Maintenance and operation of the Panama Canal, including the administration, sanitation, and government of the Canal Zone. "11. Conservation, development, and use of naval petroleum and oil shale reserves. "12. Strategic and critical materials necessary for the common defense. "(d) Committee on Banking and Currency, to consist of thirteen Senators, to which committee shall be referred all proposed legislation, Committee on Agri- culture and Forestry. Committee on Ap- propriations. Col mlittee o11 ArmedL Servicvs. Committee on Banking and Cur- rency. 60 STAT.] 815