Tag: committee reports

Richard Arenberg’s “Congressional Procedure” from TheCapitol.Net

Richard Arenberg’s “Congressional Procedure” from TheCapitol.Net

ALEXANDRIA, VA – (October 8, 2018) – Just in time for the November midterm elections, TheCapitol.Net is pleased to announce the publication of a major new reference work, Congressional Procedure: A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress, by Richard A. Arenberg. If the U.S. Constitution is the rule book, this is […]

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents: Going Beyond Thomas Research Workshop: Congressional Documents Are you responsible for tracking legislation for your organization, finding committee hearings and reports, or searching for legislation and amendments? Do you know which online resources are most useful for your particular task? Do you need to know alternative methods […]

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents: Going Beyond Thomas Research Workshop: Congressional Documents The Velvelettes Are you responsible for tracking legislation for your organization, finding committee hearings and reports, or searching for legislation and amendments? Do you know which online resources are most useful for your particular task? Do you need to know […]

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories – Research Workshop: Legislative History, in Washington, DC

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories – Research Workshop: Legislative History, in Washington, DC

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories Searching for Legislative Intent Learn how to research, compile and analyze the legislative history of federal laws and statutes. Our faculty demonstrate and discuss: Federal legislative history research methodologies Various document types necessary to research and compile legislative histories including: Enacted laws Bills and resolutions Floor debates Committee […]

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents: Going Beyond Thomas Research Workshop: Congressional Documents The Velvelettes Are you responsible for tracking legislation for your organization, finding committee hearings and reports, or searching for legislation and amendments? Do you know which online resources are most useful for your particular task? Do you need to know […]

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories – Research Workshop: Legislative History, in Washington, DC

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories – Research Workshop: Legislative History, in Washington, DC

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories Searching for Legislative Intent Learn how to research, compile and analyze the legislative history of federal laws and statutes. Our faculty demonstrate and discuss: Federal legislative history research methodologies Various document types necessary to research and compile legislative histories including: Enacted laws Bills and resolutions Floor debates Committee […]

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents – Research Workshop: Congressional Documents, course in Washington, DC

How to Find, Track, and Monitor Congressional Documents: Going Beyond Thomas Research Workshop: Congressional Documents Are you responsible for tracking legislation for your organization, finding committee hearings and reports, or searching for legislation and amendments? Do you know which online resources are most useful for your particular task? Do you need to know alternative methods […]

Committee Report (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Committee Report (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Committee Report   Financial Services Hearing on Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Report   Committee Report: Document accompanying measure reported from a committee, containing an explanation of the provisions of the measure, arguments for its approval, and certain other matters. A committee report is both an […]

Understanding Report Language and Legislative History / Joint Statements (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Understanding Report Language and Legislative History / Joint Statements (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Learning to research and understand legislative history is an important part of any legislator’s job. Legislative history includes the official reports that are generated in Congress throughout the course of the legislative process, such as committee reports and joint statements. photo credit: EverJean When researching case law, be aware that court decisions can frequently include […]

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories – Research Workshop: Legislative History, in Washington, DC

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories – Research Workshop: Legislative History, in Washington, DC

How to Research and Compile Legislative Histories Searching for Legislative Intent Learn how to research, compile and analyze the legislative history of federal laws and statutes. Our faculty demonstrate and discuss: Federal legislative history research methodologies Various document types necessary to research and compile legislative histories including: Enacted laws Bills and resolutions Floor debates Committee […]