Federal Legislative History
Documents produced during the creation of legislation constitute "legislative history." Disputes over the meaning or application of a statute can lead to a search through legislative history for evidence of legislative intent. The Law Library has an extensive collection of documents required to compile a legislative history, including access to an increasing number of electronic sources, both subscription based and free. The following pages provide information on how to find these resources:
When researching federal legislative history, the following tips will make your research more effective.
Credit to Georgetown Law Library's Legislative History Research Guide for some of the above information.