Tag: GPO

Thomas / Congress.gov / Library of Congress / Govinfo (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Thomas / Congress.gov / Library of Congress / Govinfo (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Thomas / Congress.gov (Library of Congress)   Thomas The Tank Engine – Accidents Can Happen   “THOMAS: In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress” THOMAS is now Congress.gov THOMAS / Thomas was launched in January of 1995, at the […]

Government Printing Office / Government Publishing Office / GPO / Federal Depository Libraries (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Government Printing Office / Government Publishing Office / GPO / Federal Depository Libraries (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Government Printing Office / Government Publishing Office / GPO / Federal Depository Libraries The Government Printing Office (GPO) is a legislative branch agency. The name changed in 2014 to Government Publishing Office. GPO’s core mission of “Keeping America Informed,” dates to 1813 when Congress determined […]

Legislative Branch Agencies / Architect of the Capitol / AOC (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Legislative Branch Agencies / Architect of the Capitol / AOC (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Legislative Branch Agencies / Architect of the Capitol / AOC To ensure that Congress has independent sources of information from the executive branch to support it in its legislative and oversight responsibilities, Congress formed several legislative branch agencies.   Stone Preservation on Capitol Hill   […]

Statutes at Large (Stat.) (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Statutes at Large (Stat.) (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Statutes at Large (Stat.) photo credit: specialklikethecereal A chronological arrangement of the laws enacted in each session of Congress. Though indexed, the laws are not arranged by subject matter, and there is no indication of how they changed previously enacted laws. The United States Statutes […]

Conference Report (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Conference Report (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Conference Report photo credit: ☺ Lee J Haywood The compromise product negotiated by the conference committee. The “conference report,” which is printed and available to Senators, is submitted to each chamber for its consideration, such as approval or disapproval. The conference report contains a formal […]