Legislative Search

The Legislative Search provides a source tree for U.S. legislative sources with the optional search capabilities of Keywords and Date Range.  


Enter ‘Legislative search’ into the Search Bar and select Legislative Search from the auto-complete drop-down menu. 



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Use the template to search for Public Laws and Statutes, Congressional Bills, Prior editions of the U.S. Code, U.S. Congress and State Legislative.


Click the Info icon Icon_Info next to a content item to display information about each content selection. The U.S. Constitution and U.S. Code are also searchable on their Table of Contents. Click the TOC icon Icon_TOC to display the Table of Contents. 


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 Links to Create Search Alert and Add Search to Dashboard display at the bottom of the template. 


Alternative Search Options:
Federal Public Laws and Statutes at Large by Citation
  1. Enter a citation into the Search Bar (e.g. Pub.L. 111-148).
  2. Click Yes in the dialog box.
  3. Click the title in the CITATION LOOKUP frame to view the full text. 

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