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Federal Legislative History

This research guide provides assistance to UCLA School of Law students tracing the legislative history of a federal statute.

Finding Documents

Once you have references to the Congressional and Executive documents relevant to your bill, you will need to locate those documents in the library or in a database. Follow the links below or to the left to find different types of documents.

Don't forget to use a Compiled Legislative History or an Index before diving into a full-text search of Congressional and Executive documents.