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The following is a list of committees ( Dutch : Commissies) in the States General of the Netherlands.
The States General of the Netherlands is the bicameral legislature of the Netherlands consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Both chambers meet at the Binnenhof in The Hague.
|Albert van den Bosch||VVD|
|Han ten Broeke||VVD|
|Hanke Bruins Slot||CDA|
|Martijn van Helvert||CDA|
|Bram van Ojik||GL|
|Lammert van Raan||PvdD|
|Martin van Rooijen||50+|
|Raymond de Roon||PVV|
|Kees van der Staaij||SGP|
|Danai van Weerdenburg||PVV|
|Source: (in Dutch)|
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