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LexisNexis Congressional

Explore government in action with the most comprehensive online resource available for Congressional hearings, public issues, legislation, history, and legal research.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Perform in-depth research with access to the full-text of more than 211 years worth of detailed information about Congress, including member biographies, committee assignments, voting records, financial data, and the full-text of key regulatory and statutory resources. Use it to:

  • Pinpoint expert testimony on the leading issues of the day
  • Tap authoritative sources of statistics, projections, and analyses
  • Discover a law’s intent by tracing its legislative history
  • Gauge Congressional attitudes toward current topics
  • Find out how members of Congress voted on legislation
  • Investigate the finances of members of Congress
  • Monitor legislation and public policy on almost any topic
  • Review the federal regulations that implement legislation
  • Learn the makeup and mission of Congressional committees
  • Access “Hot Bills” and topics of Congress

LexisNexis® Congressional is the most comprehensive resource of its kind.

FEATURES

Reliable indexing and abstracting–of the CIS/Index to publications of the U.S. Congress from 1970 forward – sets LexisNexis® Congressional apart from other similar services. In addition, it provides a seamless link to the full range of legislative and public policy resources, including:

  • Hearing transcripts and submitted testimony from 1988 forward
  • Committee reports from 1989 forward
  • Bills – all versions of legislation introduced from 1989 forward
  • Bill tracking reports from 1989 forward
  • Committee markups and votes from September 1999 forward
  • Selected committee prints from 1995 forward
  • Congressional documents from 1995 forward
  • Congressional Record from 1985 forward
  • Federal Register from 1980 forward
  • Current Code of Federal Regulations
  • Current U.S. Code
  • Public laws from 1988 forward
  • National Journal and Congress Daily
Congressional Indexes 1789–1969 ( optional module) extends the scope of the database by 183 years with CIS’s indexes to its comprehensive microform collections of historical congressional documents, including:
  • CIS U.S. Serial Set Index, 1817–1969, includes the American State Papers, 1789–1830s
  • CIS U.S. Congressional Committee Hearing Index
  • CIS Indexes to Unpublished Congressional Committee Hearings
  • CIS U.S. Congressional Committee Prints Index
  • CIS Index to U.S. Senate Executive Documents and Reports

Also included is CIS’s index to its regularly updated collection of previously unpublished hearings.

U.S. Statutes at Large on LexisNexis™ (optional module) is an electronic version of the complete 200-volume set of the United States Statutes at Large. A comprehensive index lets you search by public law number, citation, title, and a law’s popular name. There are direct links from the index to a quarter of a million pages in Adobe Portable Document [PDF] Format to let you view all the marginal notes, footnotes, maps and tables exactly as they look in the original.

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PRICING/SUBSCRIPTIONS
LexisNexis Congressional is available in a variety of pricing options to accommodate budgets large and small. Pricing information is available online or by calling the LexisNexis® Academic & Library Solutions Customer Service Department at 800-638-8380.

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