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Legislative Process Resources   Tags: bills, laws, legal resources, legislation, legislative histories  

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.

 

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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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