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U.S. Federal Legislative Information: Background Information

Finding bills, laws, congressional debate, voting records, hearings and more

Reference Tools

Congressional Committee Membership

Proquest Legislative Insight

Proquest Legislative Insight offers 27,000 legislative histories with the the complete full text of all documents that form the legislative history. Complete histories and documents will be fully loaded by Dec 2012.

If a legislative history is not available here yet, use the other sources listed in the tabs.

Background Information

Use these sources to
a) find summaries or overviews of specific types of legislation or topic (eg recent health care legislation) or a specific law (eg USA Patriot Act)
b) identify citations to specific bills, laws or congressional publications (prints, reports, documents, hearings) 

Subject Guide

Julia Frankosky

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