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Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for July, Part 2

Earlier this month, Margaret highlighted the new addition to the Committee Schedule, which shows, under Supporting Documentation, any related metadata, links to legislation, treaties, or nominations. Today’s release continues to refine the Committee Schedule.

Enhancements for July 2019, Part 1

Enhancement – Committee Schedule – Weekly View

  • Committee Schedule weekly view includes a calendar-based date picker for navigating to different weekly schedules.

    Select a Date on the Committee Schedule Weekly View

Search Tip

Today’s search tip is from Claudia and is on the Upcoming Committee Meetings:

On the Congress.gov homepage, Upcoming House and Senate Committee Meetings displays the next three scheduled committee hearings or meetings along with the date, time, and committee name. Each listing also includes a link to the meeting detail page.

Click more to see the full committee schedule.

Upcoming Committee Meetings

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Most-Viewed Bills

Below are the most-viewed bills on Congress.gov for the week of June 21, 2019.

1. H.R.1044 [116th] Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
2. H.Res.489 [116th] Condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress.
3. S.386 [116th] Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
4. H.R.2500 [116th] National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
5. H.R.582 [116th] Raise the Wage Act
6. H.R.1327 [116th] Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act
7. H.Res.496 [116th] Affirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights at home and abroad, as protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution.
8. H.R.748 [116th] Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019
9. H.R.5 [116th] Equality Act
10. H.R.5428 [115th] Stand with UK against Russia Violations Act

What would you like to see on Congress.gov? Please share below or submit feedback on Congress.gov.

Congress.gov New, Tip and Top for July, Part 1

Last month Robert provided information about the June update to Congress.gov, which provided an enhancement for the display of errata associated with committee reports. This month’s first release includes an enhancement to the Committee Schedule detail pages display, providing supporting documentation when available. Enhancements for July 2019, Part 1 This release also includes page navigation, which […]

Congress.gov New, Tip and Top for June 2019

Earlier this month, Margaret shared the news that Congress.gov now has enhanced navigation for member profile pages. With this month’s release, the display for errata associated with committee reports has been enhanced. The Congress.gov glossary defines errata as “lists of errors in congressional publications. The corrections are printed on sheets, or pages. The errata sheets […]

Congress.gov New, Tip and Top for May 2019, Part 2

Earlier this month, Andrew shared the update to our committee schedule page, which launched in January 2019. With this month’s second release, we have enhanced the navigation of member profile pages.  When viewing a bill or resolution on a member profile page, you can use the navigation arrows to move from the next or previous […]

Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for May 2019

In April, Robert shared that the new “LIVE” icon was added to the homepage when a House committee hearing is streaming. With this month’s release, we have updated our committee profile pages so that when you click on legislation or other items in the list you will then have arrows to take you to the next and previous items […]

Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for April 2019

At the end of March, Andrew shared the update that included a new subcommittee filter that is available when you limit your research or results to a single Congress on a committee profile. This month, we’re adding a “LIVE” icon to the homepage to indicate when a House committee hearing is available for you to […]

Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for March 2019, Part 2

Earlier this month, Robert shared the update that included the addition of a link to Bills to be Considered on the House Floor to the House of Representatives section of Current Legislative Activities on the Congress.gov homepage. With the release we also added a subcommittee filter on the committee profile pages when you select a Congress.  What are […]

Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for February 2019

In January, Robert announced the first version of the new Committee Schedule that we have been working on.  It is a great way to see quickly which meetings and hearings the House and Senate committees have scheduled for the week. New Enhancements for February 2019 You can find all of the Congress.gov Enhancements for February and […]

Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for January 2019

We are excited to bring you our Unified Congressional Committee Calendar, a place where you can quickly view all of the House and Senate committee meetings and hearings scheduled for a given week or day. If available, the detail pages for those hearings will also provide you with a list of witnesses, a link to […]