In formulating the policy, legislative committees may schedule hearings to provide the opportunity for presentation of information, clarification of issues, and discussion. At the national level, the hearings may be held in committee rooms of the United States Senate or House of Representative or at sites throughout the country designated for field hearings. Legislators invite organizations or specific individuals to present information regarding the topic of the hearing. Prior to the hearing, each invited speaker must submit his or her advance written testimony.
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