Quick Guide to Lexis.com, WestlawNext, and HeinOnline Federal Legislative History Sources

Text Of Bills and Bill Tracking (Current Congress)

Lexis.com.com

  • Legal > Federal Legal-U.S. > Find Statutes > Legislative History Materials > Bill Tracking Report-current Congress
  • Legal > Federal Legal-U.S. > Find Statutes > Legislative History Materials > Congressional Full Text Bills-Current Congress

WestlawNext

  • Federal Materials>Federal Proposed and Enacted Legislation>Tools>Bill Tracking
  • Federal Materials>Federal Proposed and Enacted Legislation>Congressional Bills

Committee Hearing Transcripts

Lexis.com

  • Legal > Legislation and Politics - U.S.> U.S. Congress > Committee Hearing Transcripts

WestlawNext

  • All Content>Legislative History>U.S. Congressional Testimony or U.S. Political Transcripts

Committee Reports

Lexis.com

  • Legal > Federal Legal-U.S. > Find Statutes >Legislative History Materials > Committee Reports

WestlawNext

  • All Content>Legislative History>Legislative History-U.S. Code

Floor Actions and Debate (Congressional Record)

Lexis.com

  • Legal > Federal Legal-U.S. > Find Statutes > Legislative History Materials > Congressional Record, 1985-
  • Legal > Federal Legal-U.S. > Find Statutes > Legislative History Materials > Individual Congressional Record Materials

WestlawNext

  • All Content>Legislative History>Congressional Record

HeinOnline

  • U. S. Congressional Documents Library > Congressional Record (PDF format)

Public Laws

Lexis.com

  • Legal > Federal Legal-U.S. > Find Statutes > United States Code Service (USCS materials) > USCS-Public Laws

WestlawNext

  • All Content>Proposed and Enacted Legislation>Federal Proposed and Enacted Legislation>U.S. Public Laws

U.S. Statutes at Large

Lexis.com

  • Legal > Federal Legal - U.S. > Find Statutes > United States Code Service Materials > United States Statutes At Large Table (1789 to current in PDF format)

WestlawNext

  • All Content>Proposed and Enacted Legislation>Federal Proposed and Enacted Legislation>Tools>United States Statutes at Large

HeinOnline

  • U.S. Statutes at Large Library (1789 to current in PDF format)

Compiled Legislative Histories

Lexis.com (Law School subscription)

CIS Congressional

  • Legal > Federal Legal-U.S. > Find Statutes > Legislative History Materials > US-CIS Legislative Histories
  • Legal > Federal Legal-U.S. > Find Statutes > Legislative History Materials > Topical Legislative History Collection

HeinOnline

  • U.S. Federal Legislative History Library: U.S. Federal Legislative History Title Collection (selective collection of full-text legislative histories in PDF format)

Westlaw

  • All Content>Legislative History>Arnold and Legislative History (topical legislative history collection) located on right side under “Tools and Resources”
  • All Content>Legislative History>U.S. GAO Federal Legislative Histories
Library Home
Law Home
Library maps
Other NU libraries
Journal Support
Contact Us
Your Suggestions
StaffWeb
Pritzker Legal Research Center