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This guide covers 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.
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Legislative Insight 1789-2012 covers over 27,000 laws, including all CIS histories from 1970-2012 (many with updated research and indexing) and approximately 18,000 new histories from 1789-1969. New laws from 2013-forward are added on an ongoing basis.
U.S. legislative publications and government information. Much of the material is fulltext. Includes pending bills, laws, legislative histories, committee reports and documents, Congressional hearings and select committee prints, and biographical data about members of Congress.
Service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch. Provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Content includes bills from 1993 to the present, House and Senate Documents and Reports from 104th Congress (1995-96) forward.
More than 2,500 titles published by the US Government Publishing Office, William S. Hein, and several leading law firms. The typical legislative history compilation presents the text of the final public law, House and Senate bill variations, Congressional hearings and reports.
(AALL Publications Series no. 14). William S. Hein, 2018.
Arranged by Congressional Session and Public Law number. Provides bibliographic citations to 7,750 published legislative histories for 3,306 US laws. Annotations indicate the nature of the work, e.g., "Cites to Documents: Lists Cites", "Actual Documents: Reports, Hearings, Debates". Also includes introductory chapters on topical legislative history compilations, other reference works, and background readings on legislative histories.
• A searchable database version of this work, with links to fulltext within HeinOnline, is available in the U.S. Federal Legislative History Library.
The USCS Popular Names Table arranges all acts by popular name. The table includes the name of the law, the public law number, and the general classification in the United States Code. You can search the USCS Popular Names Table by public law name or public law number.