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Federal Congressional Procedure & Legislative History

A guide to researching the procedure of the United State Congress and the legislative history of federal laws.

Subject Guide

Bonnie Shucha
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How a Bill Becomes a Law

Chart from:
Tarlton Law Library’s Federal Legislative History Research guide

For an abbreviated version of this guide, see this one page PDF.


See also this video on the legislative process from