In the last release, Andrew highlighted the addition of historical data to Congress.gov in the form of updates to the Dates of Past Sessions page that provides coverage back to March 4, 1789, as well as the addition of Congressional Record – Bound Edition coverage for the 53rd – 55th Congresses (1893-1899).
In the latest Congress.gov release, we are bringing you more coverage for the Congressional Record – Bound Edition for the 52nd Congress (1891-1893). In addition, with this release, you can now access shortened URLs from the Advanced Legislation Search Form that are easier to share with your colleagues and via social media. After you perform a search using the Advanced Legislation Search Form, click on “Share/Save” at the top, right-hand side of the screen and you will see a shortened URL that you can copy.
Enhancement – Legislation – Advanced Search
- Use the Share/Save tool from advanced search results to bookmark or email a shortened URL.
Enhancement – Congressional Record – Bound Edition
- The Congressional Record – Bound Edition is now available for the 52nd Congress (1891-1893).
The 118th Congress will be underway in January and the Congress.gov team is working hard behind the scenes to prepare for this transition. In the meantime, take a look back at the public laws from the 117th Congress on Congress.gov. On the homepage, under the heading “Bill Searches and Lists,” click “Public Laws” to browse laws from the 117th Congress.
The following are the most-viewed bills for the week of December 11, 2022.
|1.||H.R.8404 [117th]||Respect for Marriage Act|
|2.||H.R.3648 [117th]||EAGLE Act of 2022|
|3.||H.R.7900 [117th]||National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023|
|4.||H.R.5376 [117th]||Inflation Reduction Act of 2022|
|5.||H.R.7946 [117th]||Veteran Service Recognition Act of 2022|
|6.||H.R.1808 [117th]||Assault Weapons Ban of 2022|
|7.||S.673 [117th]||Journalism Competition and Preservation Act of 2022|
|8.||H.R.3617 [117th]||Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act|
|9.||H.R.8433 [117th]||Renewing Immigration Provisions of the Immigration Act of 1929|
|10.||H.Res.57 [117th]||Impeaching Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States, for abuse of power by enabling bribery and other high crimes and misdemeanors.|
Subscribe to In Custodia Legis – it’s free! – to receive interesting posts drawn from the Law Library of Congress’s vast collections and our staff’s expertise in U.S., foreign, and international law.