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U.S. Federal Government Information: Public Resources - Legislative Branch

A guide to information produced by the U.S. Congress and other legislative branch offices

Find Laws

There are several ways to find United States federal laws.

Definitions from - "Most laws passed by Congress are public laws. Public laws affect society as a whole...Private laws affect an individual, family, or small group, and are enacted to assist citizens that have been injured by government programs or who are appealing an executive agency ruling such as deportation."

Legislative Branch Basic Information

Agencies within the Legislative Branch

Current & Recent Congressional Activities

Members of Congress, House and Senate

Legislative History (including Status and Summaries of Bills)

See the Resources @ UNL Libraries page for older volumes of the Congressional Record.

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