Legislative History Research Chart

Needed Information

Resource

A. Journals

A. Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

B. CQ

B. CQ Weekly | CQ Almanac

C. National Journal

C. National Journal

D. Newspapers

D. LexisNexis Academic

E. GAO

E. Government Accountability Office

F. CRS

F. CRS

G. States

G. NCSL

H. Books

H. Books (Catalog)

I. Statistics

I. LexisNexis Statistical Universe

Resource

 

 

Resource

THOMAS

LexisNexis Congressional

Bill introduced

into HOUSE

either chamber

or both

Bill introduced

into SENATE

either chamber

or both

THOMAS

LexisNexis Congressional

Current committees

Older committees

Bill assigned

to Committee

Chairman crucial

Bill assigned

to Committee

Chairman crucial

Current committees

Older committees

LexisNexis Congressional

Some Committee Websites

Committee Prints

Committee Prints

LexisNexis Congressional

Some Committee Websites

LexisNexis Congressional

Hearings &

 Testimony

Hearings &

Testimony

LexisNexis Congressional

National Journal

Markups & Votes

Markups & Votes

National Journal

LexisNexis Congressional

GPO Access

Reports

Reports

LexisNexis Congressional

GPO Access

THOMAS

LexisNexis Congressional

Floor Debate in HOUSE Congressional Record

Floor Debate in SENATE

Congressional Record

THOMAS

LexisNexis Congressional

only if differences in House and Senate bill versions

Conference Committee

Undocumented except for new reports and floor proceedings

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents

President

 

Signs or Vetoes

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents

THOMAS

LexisNexis Congressional

Public Law

 

Slip law and Statutes at Large

THOMAS

LexisNexis Congressional

LexisNexis Congressional

Law codified

 

United States Code

LexisNexis Congressional

 

New regulations

Federal Register

LexisNexis Congressional

GPO Access

 

Regulations codified

Code of Federal Regulations

LexisNexis Congressional

Constitution

United States Reports (GovDocs, Bizzell 4th floor)

U.S. Supreme Court

LexisNexis Academic

Supreme Court rules on
constitutionality of law

 



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