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How to Cite US Government Documents in APA Citation Style: Congressional Bills (unenacted)

Congressional Bills (unenacted)

Note: If the bill passed, it should be cited as a statute (public law) unless the bill is being cited as part of a legislative history. See Laws/Statutes under the APA tab above.

The information below is for citing unenacted bills [See: APA Publication Manual, p. 222, 2010] .

Reference List:

Title [if relevant], bill or resolution number, xxx Cong. (year).

Example: Presidential Funding Act of 2010, S. 3681, 111th Cong. (2010) or S. 3681, 111th Cong. (2010).

In-text:

Example: Senate Bill 3681 (2010)or (S. 3681, 2010)

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