Committee hearings proceedings are held to gather opinions and information to help committee members make decisions regarding proposed legislation or to help them fulfill their oversight and investigation responsibilities. Hearings usually include:
Committee Prints (the committee's working papers) often provide historical research background on legislative topics.
The text of selected hearing testimony and committee prints are available online as listed below. Jerome Library holds hearings and prints from the early to mid 1970s to present, which can be search via the BGSU Catalog .