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UNITED STATES BILLS

ABBREVIATIONS: U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BILLS
ABBREVIATIONS: UNITED STATES SENATE BILLS
Indexes and Sources
Location (Text)
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Unless otherwise specified, all of the call numbers refer to items which can be retrieved on the Lower Level of the Science, Industry and Business Library. (*R precedes Library of Congress call numbers, which are on items on the Open Reference Shelves of the Lower Level or at the McGraw Desk).

The New York Public Library, as a federal depository library, receives United States Bills in a variety of formats. Please consult the indexes before trying to locate the text.

ABBREVIATIONS: U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BILLS

Bill H.R. + number
Joint Resolution H.J.Res. + number
Concurrent Resolution H.Con.Res. + number
Resolution H.Res. + number

ABBREVIATIONS: UNITED STATES SENATE BILLS

Bill S. + number
Joint Resolution S.J.Res. + number
Concurrent Resolution S.Con.Res. + number
Resolution S.Res. + number

Indexes and Sources

Title Call Number

CIS Annual

*R KF 49 .C5726 (1970-)
Congressional Universe Database (Electronic Information Center and Cullman Reading Room) (1970-)
Congressional Index *R KF 49.C6 (latest);
JBL 93-201 (1945/46-)
U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News *R KF 63.A1 (latest five years);
JBM 92-624 (1952-)
Congressional Record Index *R KF 35.U58 (1919,1977-1996)
Congressional Record *ZAN-B45 (1873-1980)
Note: See Legislatives Debates and Proceedings for a further listing of the Congressional Record and the Congressional Record Index

Location (Text)

Congress Call Number
1st-72nd Congress *ZAN-B269 (1789/91-1931/33) microfilm
73rd-80th Congress *XLF-252 (1933/34-1947/48) microfiche
81st-89th Congress *ZAN-B269 (1949/50-1965/66) microfilm
90th-106th Congress *XLF-252 (1967-2000) microfiche
Beginning with the 96th Congress (1980) it is necessary to consult a Finding Aid:
Finding Aid for 96th-99th Congress (1980-1987) is at the McGraw Desk
Finding Aid for the 100th- Congress (1988-) is at the McGraw Desk

Web Sites

Thomas: Legislative Information
Bill Summary and Status (1973-); Bill Text (1989-); House Roll Call Votes (1990-); Senate Roll Call Votes (1989-); Public Laws (1973-); Congressional Record Text (1989-); Congressional Record Index (1995-); Legislative Process material (1973-); Historical Documents.

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