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United States Government Documents: The Congress, the Presidency, and the Courts.

Lynn Thitchener, Government Selector

Bills : Overview

Online sources ~ Print & Microform holdings ~ Miscellaneous collections

"Congressional bills are legislative proposals from the House of Representatives and Senate within the United States Congress. See also: resolutions. There are numerous different bill versions that track a bill through the legislative process from introduction through passage by both chambers (enrolled version)." See: Legislative Histories.
(GPO: Congressional Bills

House bills (H.R.) and Senate bills (S.) require the approval of both chambers (ie House and Senate) and the signature of the President to become law.

Bills : Online Sources

Bills : Print/ Microform holdings

Years Covered Format Call number Note: These locations may change over time. Click on the call number links for updated locations.

1973/1974-2007/2008
93rd-110th Congress

Microfiche


(Microfiche Readers available  on the Lower Level)

Microfiche 230 Olin Library, Lower Level
Microform Alcove adjacent to Maps Room
SILVER HALIDE FICHE
Blue, metal cabinets.

1973/1974-2007/2008
93rd-110th Congress

Microfiche


(Microfiche Readers available  on the Lower Level)

Microfiche 232 Olin Library, Lower Level
Microform Alcove adjacent to Maps Room
SILVER HALIDE FICHE
Blue, metal cabinets.
1943/1944-1971/1972
78th-92nd Cong
Print Oversize J50 .H1 + Olin Library, Level 5
Pink, oversize section.
1943/1944-1971/1972
78th-92nd Cong
Print Olin J 50.S1+ Olin Library, Level 5
Pink, oversize section.
1933/1934-1941/1942
73rd-77th Congress
Microfiche Microfiche 230 Olin Library, Lower Level
Microform Alcove adjacent to Maps Room
SILVER HALIDE FICHE
Blue, metal cabinets.
1933/1934-1941/1942
73rd-77th Congress
Microfiche Microfiche 232 Olin Library, Lower Level
Microform Alcove adjacent to Maps Room
SILVER HALIDE FICHE
Blue, metal cabinets.
1899 -1933
56th - 72nd Congress
Microfilm 1101-1105 Lower Level, Back Wall
1789/1791-1931/1933
1st-72nd Congress
Microfilm 1100-1105 Lower Level, Back Wall

1789/1791-1931/1933
1st-72nd Cong.

Microfilm

Film 1100 Lower Level, Back Wall

 

Miscellaneous

Anti-lynching bills introduced in Congress from 1934-1939.

Bills Relating to Agriculture. Introduced at the first session of the 68th Congress. Library Annex HD 185 A2

A number of books contain the texts of bills from this period that address specific topics. Try searching the catalog using the word "bills" limited to title, combined with appropriate keywords.