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PS320 United States Congress: Legislative Branch

Accessing Congressional Documents

Tutt Library houses copies of many Congressional Federal materials
Dating from 1789:

  • summaries of bills,
  • House and Senate documents and reports,
  • Public Laws, 1789-
  • many Committee Hearings, 1965-

Congressional publications maybe available on the Internet.

- See Congressional Universe for electronic access

Other Guides to look at:


Open States

- data from offical legislative sites of all 50 states and Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico

Best Datatbases


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