State Legislation & Ballot Propositions
Search by keywords or bill number to find state legislation about your topic. You can search the current or past sessions. Included in this database are the following:
- Status and history
- Analysis (this analysis is used by legislators to make voting decisions, so it would be considered a primary source)
- Bill text
Congress.gov. Congress.gov includes legislative information from the U.S. Congress. Search by keywords or bill number to find federal legislation about your topic. You can search the current or past sessions. When you find a bill, click on "Bill Summary & Status" for the following:
- Text of Legislation
- Major Congressional Actions - this is where you will find the voting records, and passage/failure
- Related Bills
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