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This guide explains the various documents that are produced during the legislative process and points to where they can be found in BGSU Libraries and electronically (subscription & free).

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 Guides to Understanding and Researching the Legislative Process

The legislative process in the United States is very complex.  It begins when a bill is introduced in the Senate or House of Representatives and involves many steps and actions along the path toward becoming a law.   Many documents are produced during the legislative process; finding and studying these documents is the key to learning about the legislative history of a bill or law.

Need Additional Sources of Online Information?

INTERNET AND ONLINE SOURCES OF U.S. LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY INFORMATION
by Richard J. McKinney, Assistant Law Librarian, Federal Reserve Board - Prepared for LLSDC's Legislative Source Book
2012 - Law Librarians Society of Washington, D.C., Inc. - First published in 1991 and revised periodically

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Linda Rich
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