blue ribbon committee


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Noun1.blue ribbon committee - an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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The Senate blue ribbon committee's first hearing into the alleged conflict of interest of Health Secretary Francisco Duque III will push through despite the latter's absence, Senator Richard Gordon said on Saturday.
Senator Richard Gordon said he would stay as chair of the Senate blue ribbon committee and human rights and justice committees.
THE Senate Blue Ribbon Committee is poised to open an inquiry into the fire that broke out at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) main headquarters in Manila in late February, just as the agency was busy resolving the operational problems contributing to ports congestion which businesses have been complaining of.
Senate blue ribbon mulls probe into Customs port building fire !-- -- (philstar.com) - March 1, 2019 - 5:40pm MANILA, Philippines The Senate Blue Ribbon committee is eyeing an investigation into the fire that gutted a Bureau of Customs building last week.
The Hill, an American webloid, quoted Trump as saying, "We put Melania and other people on this blue ribbon committee. Do you think the drug dealers that kill thousands of people during their lifetime, do you think they care who is on a blue ribbon committee?
This type of open meeting is based on a 1999 New York Stock Exchange Blue Ribbon Committee's guideline for audit committee practices.
* The issuance in 1999 of the "Report of The Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audit Committees" (known as the Blue Ribbon Committee), sponsored by the New York Stock Exchange and the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
Way back in 1994, a Blue Ribbon Committee of the National Association of Corporate Directors urged the boards of all public companies to establish a formal system for annually reviewing the performance of their CEOs, the boards themselves and, in time, all the individual directors.
Ryan put together a "blue ribbon committee" to woo the company.
Working within the new audit committee framework--as laid out in the report of the Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audit Committees and the report of the Panel on Audit Effectiveness (the O'Malley panel)--the outside auditor can serve as a valuable resource in preventing and detecting accounting fraud.
I and others are assembling a blue ribbon committee of professionals from history, science, law, and journalism as well as patriots and will investigate it from inception until this date.

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