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U.S. Federal Legislative Information: Committee Prints

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Committee Prints

Committee prints are "issued by congressional committees on topics related to their legislative or research activities....Some basic varieties of committee prints include: draft reports and bills, directories, statistical materials, investigative reports, historical reports, situational studies, confidential staff reports, hearings, and legislative analyses." [Source: GPO Access]

Committee Prints



Search Tips

Proquest Congressional  

Selected full text 1995-present; index 1830-present


Use the Search by Number function to search for prints associated with a specific bill or law.

As prints were not widely distributed until the late 1970s, earlier committee prints indexed here may need to be acquired using inter-library loan services.

FDSys Committee Prints 




GovDocs 3West on paper and microfiche.


Late 1970s-

Check catalog for holdings.


Current Committee web sites

House committees
Senate committees


Varies; generally last 5 years