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Poster of the legislative process.
Poster of the legislative process.

FedScoop, the Washington DC government tech media company, announced that is one of their nominees for the 2016 FedScoop 50 awards.

Features on (which In Custodia Legis has been posting about throughout its development) include:

  • Ability to narrow and refine search results
  • Ability to simultaneously search all content across all available years
  • Bill summaries and bill status from the 93rd Congress through the present
  • Bill text from the 103rd Congress through the present Congressional Record
  • Committee landing pages
  • Comprehensive searching across bill text
  • Congressional Record index
  • Congressional reports
  • Easier identification of current bill status
  • Effective display on mobile devices
  • Executive communications
  • House and Senate calendars
  • Links to video of the House and Senate floor
  • Members’ legislative history and biographical profiles
  • Nominations
  • Persistent URLs
  • Top searched bills
  • Treaties

The FedScoop website states, “ is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides free access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information. The Library of Congress manages and ingests data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, and the Congressional Budget Office. is fully responsive and intuitive. The success of has enabled the Library of Congress to retire legacy systems, better serve the public, members of Congress and congressional staff, and to work more effectively with data partners.”

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