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Federal Legislation

Federal Legislative History Tutorial and Pathfinder

Source:  Peter Hook, Creating an Online Tutorial and Pathfinder, 94 Law Libr. J. 243, 254 (2002) (copied with permission).

House of Representatives   Official website of the United States House of Representatives. 

House Clerk  Official website of the Clerk of the House of Representatives

Senate  Official website of the Senate of the United States

Active Legislation  in the current Congress by popular title and subject.   Federal legislative information from the Library of Congress with bill text from 1989-present.  

Congressional Biographies 1774 -  Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-present.

ProQuest Congressional - Subscription Service for Legislative History Documents, including Congressional Research Service (CRS).  An even more powerful service is ProQuest Legislative Insight (complete legislative history documents).