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Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for January 2021

Last month, Andrew mentioned that the Congress.gov team had added the ability to bundle your various saved search alerts into one consolidated email. This month we are bringing you new search fields to find all amendments for a bill, resolution or amendment, and the ability to display large bill texts in plain text format to speed loading.

A bill in plain text format to speed loading.

A bill in plain text format to speed loading.

Enhancements

Enhancement – Legislation – Large Bill Texts

  • Very large bill texts display the plain text format by default to improve the speed of loading the complete text into your browser window.

Enhancement – Amendments – Search

Search Tip

The Constitution Annotated on Congress.gov has been updated to reflect the October 2019 Supreme Court term. The changes are detailed in the Constitution Annotated Supplement 2020.

Most-Viewed Bills

The following are the most-viewed bills for the week of January 10, 2021.

1. H.R.127 [117th] To provide for the licensing of firearm and ammunition possession and the registration of firearms, and to prohibit the possession of certain ammunition.
2. H.R.133 [116th] Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021
3. H.R.6395 [116th] National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
4. S.4031 [116th] American TRIP Act
5. S.3418 [116th] STORM Act
6. S.3548 [116th] CARES Act
7. H.J.Res.4 [117th] Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States limiting the pardon power of the President.
8. H.R.748 [116th] CARES Act
9. H.Res.14 [117th] Censuring and condemning President Donald J. Trump for attempting to overturn the results of the November 2020 presidential election in the State of Georgia.
10. H.R.9051 [116th] CASH Act of 2020

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