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North Carolina Legislative History

Research guide about resources and strategies for researching North Carolina legislative history.

What Is in This Guide?

N.C. Legislative Building "NC Legislature" by Jayron32 of English Wikipedia. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NC_Legislature.JPG#mediaviewer/File:NC_Legislature.JPG Resized from the original.

North Carolina Legislative History

This guide outlines some of the most important sources of information about North Carolina legislation and the legislative process, covering available materials from the period of 1789 to the present. A section at the end of this guide addresses research regarding prestatehood legislative materials. The guide covers the following:

Conducting NC Legislative History Research

The following steps will help you in your research of North Carolina legislative history:

Source: Childs, Scott & Sara Sampson.  North Carolina Legal Research, 2nd ed.  Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, 2014.  [KFN7475. C48 2014]