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Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for January 2020, Part 2

Earlier this month, Andrew brought us news that Congress.gov now allows for deep linking, so instead of just linking to the top page of a bill in Congress.gov, you can link to a specific section you want to share. In our second enhancement this month, we are adding sponsorship information to saved search alerts for legislation.

Sponsorship information has been added to saved search alerts for legislation on Congress.gov.

Sponsorship information has been added to saved search alerts for legislation on Congress.gov.

Enhancements

Enhancement – Saved Search Alerts – Legislation

  • Alerts on saved searches list the sponsor for new and updated legislation included in the alert email.

Search Tip

Legislation Search – Advanced Search Form – Committee History

On the Advanced Legislation Search form, Committee Selection pages display committee name changes for past Congresses.

Most-viewed Bills

Here are the most-viewed bills for the week of January 12th. All of these bills are from the 116th Congress.

1. H.R.1865  Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020
2. H.Con.Res.83  Directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran.
3. S.1790  National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
4. H.R.1994  Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019
5. H.R.2500  National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
6. H.R.535  PFAS Action Act of 2019
7. H.R.1158  Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020
8. S.386  Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
9. H.Res.781  Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 83) directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran.
10. H.R.1044  Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

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