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Now Available on Congress.gov – The United States Statutes at Large from 1973-1994

As announced at the Congress.gov Virtual Public Forum, we are excited to bring you more full-text access to legislation in the form of the United States Statutes at Large. Twenty years of law texts, dating from 1973-1994, are now easy to access from Congress.gov. Law texts can be accessed from lists like Public Laws 103rd Congress (1993-1994) and from “Text” tabs for bills that have become law, such as H.J.Res.390, “Designating September 17, 1994, as “Constitution Day,” which became Public Law No: 103-464.

The United States Statutes at Large from the 93rd to 103rd Congresses (1973-1994) are now available on Congress.gov.

The United States Statutes at Large from the 93rd to 103rd Congresses (1973-1994) are now available on Congress.gov. 

Enhancement – Legislation – Public Law Text

  • Public law text has been added for 93rd – 103rd Congresses (1973-1994).

The addition of these public law texts, combined with our recent addition of back issues of the Bound Congressional Record, helps expand online access to historical legislative materials. Future phases of the Statutes at Large project will incorporate more historic law texts into Congress.gov, so stay tuned.

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 […]

Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top 20 in 2020

Earlier this month, Margaret shared the enhancements to the Congress.gov Help Center and additional Congresses added to our Bound Congressional Record collection. One of the behind-the-scenes items that we worked on for the latest release was to prepare Congress.gov for the new 117th Congress. We also have been working to make our saved search alerts […]

How to Add Congress.gov to your Website

Recently, changes made to Congress.gov have made searching for specific topics much easier. In our most recent “Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top” blog post, Robert Brammer unveiled the Congress.gov Help Center, a feature that makes the Help pages on Congress.gov searchable. To further facilitate the navigation of our resources, you can embed a Congress.gov search […]

December 2020 Congress.gov New, Tip and Top

Last month, Robert introduced us to the new Congress.gov Help Center. As part of this month’s release, we have made additional improvements to Help Center search results navigation. Now users can navigate through their search results or return to the results page. The other enhancement to the Help Center is the improved Error Message page […]

Congress.gov: New, Tip, and Top for October 2020

Last month, Robert and Margaret each shared information about the committee transcripts added to Congress.gov in the first and second set of enhancements respectively. Since Margaret’s post, we have added transcripts for the 107th, 108th, and 109th Congresses bringing the total up to ten Congresses for this new collection. With this month’s release, we have added […]