ERIC Number: ED242320
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Tracing the Passage and Implementation of Federal Legislation in Georgia Southern College Library.
Walshak, Lynn G.
This paper provides guidelines for tracing the history and implementation of United States federal legislation in government and other publications located in the library of Georgia Southern College. Sources of background information on legislation are indicated as the "Congressional Quarterly" and "Major Legislation of the Congress." Location of information on Congressional action in the "Congressional Record,""Senate Journal," House Journal," and "House Calendars" is described, as is the location of the text of proposed legislation, bills, and resolutions and the use of the "Digest of Public General Bills and Resolutions." Location and use of Congressional committee hearings, committee reports, and committee prints in such publications as the "Congressional Information Service (CIS) Annual Index," and the "Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications" is outlined as well as the location of laws in the "United States Statutes at Large," the "United States Code," and other publications. Finally location of regulations which implement these laws in the "Federal Register" (FR) and the "Code of Federal Regulations" (CFR) is described. (ESR)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Georgia Southern College; Legislative History