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Federal Legislative History Research Guide: Proquest Legislative Insight
Resources and process for locating the legislative history of a federal law.
If you are a member of the UC Hastings community or an on-campus visitor, begin your federal legisilative history research by searching for your law on Proquest Legislative Insight. Watch the 5-minute video below for an overview of how to use the database.
Coverage: 1929 - current. Federal legislative history resource comprised of fully searchable PDFs of congressional legislative documents. These include the full text of the Public Law itself, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints.
Also included are Presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications that provide background material to aid in the understanding of issues related to the making of the law.