Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.
govTrack puts together information from THOMAS.gov, the Senate and House websites, the Statutes at Large (from GPO) and other sources. The site helps ordinary citizens find and track bills in the U.S. Congress and understand their representatives’ legislative record
1947-2008. This public resource provides information about more than 400,000 bills introduced in the U.S. Congress during the years above. Also includes extensive information about each bill's progress and sponsor. This data may be merged with ICPSR data.
It is used by researchers to study legislative institutions and behavior; by policy experts to study issue attention in Congress; and even by citizens studying their family histories (the dataset provides the only digitized records of tens of thousands of private bills introduced between 1947 and 1972).
It includes ,ajor laws passed by Congress, the partisan composition of each Congress and the presidential administration, congressional leaders,and session dates of each Congress. The site measures the legislative productivity of each congress such as the number of bills introduced and passed, information about women and African-Americans serving in Congress and examples
of documents, photos, audio clips, transcripts, videos, and lesson plans, all related to legislation.
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