This guide is designed to assist users in locating government publications produced in the federal legislative process of the United States, from the proposal of a bill to the enactment of a public law. These documents include bills, hearings, prints, reports, Congressional proceedings, and public laws. For more information about the process, see: Understanding the Legislative Process
Full legislative histories from Coverage Dates: 1929 - Present. 18,000 legislative histories. It includes links to pdfs for all available documents created along the legislative path - bill, reports, prints, documents, hearings, and presidential signing statements. Search by bill number, PL number, Statute at Large citation, as well as keyword (Guided Search).
Full Legislative Histories from 1969-present. Collection includes the full text of congressional publications, including: Committee prints, 2004-. Full-text hearings in PDF for 1824-1979. Testimony transcripts, 1988 -. Committee Reports, 1990-. Congressional Record, 1985-. House and Senate Documents 1995 -. Bill texts, 1989-, Public Law, 1988-. Statutes at Large