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Tracking a Bill: Bill tracking

United States legislative research

Tracing a bill's legislative history

Use the links below to trace a bill through its legislative history.

Bill Summary and Status

Search the current Congress by word, phrase, subject, bill/amendment number, stage in the legislative process, dates, sponsor/cosponsor, or committee. 

Search older Congresses (back to 1973).

Congressional Bills

This page, sponsored by the US Government Printing Office, contains all published versions and histories of bills that are reported in the Congressional Record from 1835 to the current year. Advanced search government publications by dates, available collections, full-text of publications and metadata, branch, category, citation, government author, series, sudoc class number, or title. Browse government publications by collection, congressional committee, date, or government author.

All quoted material is from the respective source.

Introduction and referral of bills

House floor

Committee consideration

Senate floor

Calendars and scheduling

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