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US GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESEARCH GUIDE: Laws, Bills, Testimony & Votes

Find information on federal government.

Congressional Votes

Occasionaly there are "roll call" votes where each member's vote are recorded.

Expert Testimony Given to Congress

Experts give testimony to Congress to help make decisions on laws and policy through congressional hearings.

Finding Historical Documents

Finding US Laws

Once a bill becomes a law, it is published in its final form.

Legislative Histories

When a bill becomes a law, a history of the process it went through is created.

Finding US Bills

Thousands of bills are introduced to Congress every year.  Since the mid-1990's we can now track every introduced bill, not just those that become law.

Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian

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Samantha Guss
Contact:
Office: 182 Boatwright Library,
Research & Collaborative Area
804.289.8851