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United States Congressional Information: Congressional Serial Set

Congressional information can be a great source if you are interested in looking at specific bills or laws, or if you are looking to understand the intent behind a law, or if you are looking for background information, data and statistics on a variety of

Serial Sets

The Serial Set contains the House and Senate Documents and the House and Senate Reports. The reports are usually from congressional committees dealing with proposed legislation and issues under investigation. The documents include all other papers ordered printed by the House or Senate. Documents cover a wide variety of topics and may include reports of executive departments and independent organizations, reports of special investigations made for Congress, and annual reports of non-governmental organizations. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, executive-branch materials were also published in the Serial Set.

Serial Set guides and sources