Tag: legislative intent

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 […]

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 […]

Understanding Federal Legislative History

Understanding Federal Legislative History

Legislative history involves the proceedings in Congress that relate to a law before it was actually enacted. This can include official reports prepared by congressional committees as well as official statements that are issued by members of Congress. Legislative history may also include testimony given at legislative hearings, and different versions of the text of […]