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Legislative history research can be a difficult process, but finding historical information on federal rules and regulations can stump even experienced researchers. In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress, recently published a guide, “How to Trace Federal Regulations,” that describes methods of researching administrative regulations and their history. Administrative rules and […]

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Congress.gov, currently in its beta version, is the new portal bringing you the United States Legislative Information. [It] contains legislation from the 107th Congress (2001) to the present, member profiles from the 93rd Congress (1973) to the present, and some member profiles from the 80th through the 92nd Congresses (1947 to 1972). According to Congress.gov, […]

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The House of Representative releases new beta version of the United States Code online. The United States Code is prepared and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel (“OLRC”) of the U.S. House of Representatives pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 285b.  The Code contains the general and permanent laws of the United States, organized into titles […]

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The Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives – the Office that codifies the public laws passed by Congress – recently announced new Title 51 of the United States Code.   H.R. Bill No. 3237, 111th Congress, “To Enact Certain Laws Relating to National and Commercial Space Programs as Title […]

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The 111th and 112th legislative information available on THOMAS, a database from the Library of Congress, has been added to the basic search on the governmental website, science.gov.  Read the full release. By including THOMAS in your search, you will be guided to the “Bill Summary & Status” containing information about bills and amendments on your topic. […]

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Published on April 21, 2010, the new addition to the LLRX.com titled The Government Domain: New & Free Regulations Trackers, by Peggy Garvin, highlights few online resources that make the federal legislative information available in new ways. Those include the following: GovTrack.us OpenCongress.org RegInfo.gov Regulations.gov Federal Register OpenRegs.com FedThread.org Regulations Tracker from Justia Cornell e-Rulemaking […]

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The U.S. Government Printing Office has released President Obama’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2011. It is available in PDF format at: http://fdsys.gpo.gov. Issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Budget of the United States Government is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about federal borrowing […]

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Via the Law Library of Congress, if you would like to stay informed about what legislation has passed Congress and is awaiting the president’s signature, you can do so by subscribing to RSS feeds or via email alerts. The following are some topics for which RSS feed or email alerts are available: THOMAS: Bills Presented […]

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iAWFUL is a NetChoice initiative dedicated to tracking the worst [proposed or passed] Internet laws in America. Reckless and misguided laws, often originating at the state level, threaten to undermine the foundation of the free and open Internet. Some of the most serious threats to the Internet come in the form of lawmakers trying to […]

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On July 27, 2009 Peggy Garvin published an article on LLRx.com titled The Government Domain – Congressional Documents on FDsys: the Basics. Peggy Garvin of Garvin Information Consulting is author of The United States Government Internet Manual 2006-2007 (Bernan Press) and Real World Research Skills (TheCapitol.Net). The U.S. federal government’s content shop, the Government Printing […]

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