Legislative Resources

General Legislative Information

From the Library of Congress, a database of legislative information.

Cornell's Legal Information Institute (LII)
Search US Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Supreme Court decisions, and Circuit Court of Appeals.

FindLaw: Learn About the Law
Learn more about law, search for lawyers by law or geographic location, and get law questions answered.

Guide to Law Online
Library of Congress Law Library's annotated guides to US and International legal resources.

Law Librarians' Society of Washington, DC (LLSDC) - Legislative Source Book
Good starting point for legislative research.

Law Librarians' Society of Washington, DC (LLSDC) - State Legislation
Links to each state's legislative information, from the LLSDC's Legislative Source Book.

Legislative Research Guide - UMichigan
University of Michigan Clark Library is a congressionally designated depository for US Government documents.

U.S. Senate: Bibliographies
Listing of Senate Hearings, prints, and publications.

Historical Research

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875
Library of Congress digital project includes published US congressional records from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875

Statutes at Large, 1789-1875
Covers the first 43 Congresses.

US Congressional Serial Set
Volumes from 23rd and 58th Congresses. Freely accessible.

US Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994
A comprehensive digital collection, containing reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, originally published in approximately 13,800 bound volumes. UNH subscription database.

Legislative Process

Enactment of a Law
Senate legislative procedures.

How Our Laws Our Made
Updated classic on the House version of the legislative process.