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Federal Legislative History

Find an already-compiled legislative history, or collect the documents to compile your own history.

Overview — Has Someone Already Done the Work?

For major legislation, someone may have already compiled the documents, or at least created a list of citations to them.

Checking the sources on this page first may save you lots of time.

Digital Sources for Already-Compiled Legislative Histories

Print Sources for Already-Compiled Legislative Histories

The Zief Law Library also has compiled legislative histories on microfiche through Congressional Information Service's CIS Index to Publications of the United States Congress, call number: KF 49 .C62 Law Microforms).

Selected compiled legislative histories are also available in print at the Zief Library. Try a "Doncore" keyword search in Ignacio, and include the phrase "legislative history" in your search.

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