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Legislative History Research: Tracking Pending Legislation

Sources for Tracking Pending Legislation

Subscription Resources

Both Westlaw and Lexis have bill tracking search functions.

Free Resources gives information about current legislation.

GovTrack publishes the status of federal legislation, information about representatives and senators in Congress including voting records, and original research on legislation. 

CRS Reports

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is the nonpartisan research arm of the Library of Congress. CRS reports provide research and analysis to committees and members of Congress.

CRS Reports on publishes every CRS report that’s available on Congress’s internal website, plus about 5,100 archived reports from the University of North Texas Libraries Government Documents Department CRS reports collection.