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Congressional Universe


Provides comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information from Congressional Information Service, Inc.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)

Subjects: Law; Government and Law

Notes: Search congressional publications from 1970 to the present, retrieve CIS Legislative Histories for public laws going back to 1970, find testimony from congressional hearings, track bills as they move through the House and Senate, search the Congressional Record and Federal Register, and locate information about members and committees. Includes Federal Register from 1980 forward, Current Code of Federal Regulations, Current U.S. Code.

Dates of Coverage: Varies according to database

Update Frequency: N/A

Print Equivalent: The New York Public Library owns print editions of many of the resources included in Congressional Universe. Various CIS Indexes and Abstracts; Code of Federal Regulations *R-SIBL KF70.A3 Latest ed.; Federal Register *R-SIBL KF70.A2 .F292 Latest 12 months

Provider: Lexis-Nexis

Format: Web

Output Type: Download, Print, Email