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Government Publications: U.S. Government

This guide will get you started in finding government publications at the federal, state, county, and city level.

Facts of Congress: How a Bill Becomes a Law

Video Source: "Facts of Congress - How a Bill Becomes Law" by The Center on Congress with Standard Youtube License. 

How Our Laws Are Made

How Our Laws Are Made / by John V. Sullivan, Parliamentarian, U.S. House of Representatives. 110th Congress 1st Session.

Use this official U.S. government brochure to get a basic outline of the numerous steps of the federal lawmaking process from the source of an idea for a legislative proposal through its publication as a statute. You can view the Table of Contents in the web-friendly version here

 

Portals to Government Information on the Web

Federal Government Links

Online Books and Reports