For a detailed discussion on how to find bill numbers, please see the Preliminary Considerations section of this guide.
For details on using these Indexes, refer to the General Indexes of the Legislative Histories Indexes.
Prior to 1933
The Law Library does not own bills prior to 1933. They may be at the Graduate Library or available through Interlibrary Loan. Please refer to the Finding Legislative Materials section of this guide.
1933 - Current
Beginning with the 73rd Congress (1933/34-present) bills are on microfiche, under the title “Bills and Resolutions” - coverage is usually one to two sessions of Congress behind, so you will need to consult the electronic resources indicated below for bills from the two most recent sessions of Congress. You will need the Congress and bill number to request the Bills and Resolutions microfiche at the Circulation Desk.
Bills from the 103rd Congress (1993-1994) forward are available on FDSys.
Bills from the 104th Congress (1995-1996) forward are also available on Congress.gov.
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