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U.S. Federal Legislative Information: Background Information

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

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Background Information

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

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