conferee conferee  /ˌkɑn fə ˈri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person on whom something is bestowed
  2. (n) a member of a conference

News

  1. Boozman Among Lawmakers To Settle Farm Bill Debate

    Senator John Boozman selected to serve as a conferee to work on reconciling the differences in farm bill legislation passed by the Senate and House of Representatives.
    on August 5, 2013     Source: FOX 16 Little Rock

  2. Cochran named conferee on farm bill

    Sen. Thad Cochran, ranking Republican on the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, has been named as a conferee to negotiate an agreement with the House on the 2013 farm bill.
    on August 3, 2013     Source: The Clarion-Ledger

  3. Pittcon 2014 Announces Call for Topics for Conferee Networking Sessions

    The Pittcon 2014 Conferee Networking committee is pleased to announce its annual Call for Topics for Conferee Networking sessions. (PRWeb July 30, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10942071.htm
    on July 30, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "I hope we can get the conferees appointed and then maybe we can start getting together on this," Harkin says. "On the Democratic side Finance Chair Max Baucus will be a conferee. I'm hopeful Senator Grassley, the Finance Committee ranking...
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Tom Harkin Source: Michigan Farmer

  2. "I noted that I had appointed myself as a conferee in order to be able to participate personally in the process of refining the legislation, and assured him that we are working on the issues of concern to India. The enactment of this legislation...
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Bill Frist Source: Times of India

  3. "As I said when the Senate passed the Farm Bill," Roberts said, "this is not the best possible bill, it was the best bill possible. As a conferee, I will continue to work to protect direct payments, the only commodity title program that...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Pat Roberts Source: CattleNetwork.com

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