Tag: Legislative History

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 […]

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 […]

Precedents of the House of Representatives / Cannon’s / Deschler’s / Hinds’ / House Practice (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Precedents of the House of Representatives / Cannon’s / Deschler’s / Hinds’ / House Practice (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Precedents of the House of Representatives / Cannon’s / Deschler’s / Hinds’ / House Practice   House Parliamentarian discusses congressional precedent and rules with Foxx   Precedent: Previous ruling by a presiding officer that becomes part of the procedures of a chamber. Each chamber of […]

Publishing U.S. Law

Publishing U.S. Law

When an enrolled bill becomes law, it is then sent to the Archives of the United States. If the bill becomes law by legislative override of an executive veto, Congress sends the bill to the Archives. If the bill becomes law through any other method, such as a pocket approval or signature approval, the White […]