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RSS Bills Presented to the President (Congress.Gov)

  • H.R.3311
    Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019
  • H.R.3305
    To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2509 George Mason Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia, as the "Ryan Keith Cox Post Office Building".
  • H.R.3304
    National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Extension Act of 2019
  • H.R.3245
    Restore the Harmony Way Bridge Act
  • H.R.2938
    HAVEN Act
  • H.R.2336
    Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019
  • H.R.1449
    To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3033 203rd Street in Olympia Fields, Illinois, as the "Captain Robert L. Martin Post Office".
  • H.R.1250
    To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11158 Highway 146 North in Hardin, Texas, as the "Lucas Lowe Memorial Post Office".
  • H.R.1198
    To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 404 South Boulder Highway in Henderson, Nevada, as the "Henderson Veterans Memorial Post Office Building".
  • H.R.1079
    Creating Advanced Streamlined Electronic Services for Constituents Act of 2019

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RSS Most-Viewed Bills (Congress.Gov)

  • Most-Viewed Bills - Week of August 11, 2019
    H.R.8 - Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 H.R.1044 - Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 H.R.838 - Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019 S.66 - Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 H.R.3877 - Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 H.J.Res.40 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States […]

RSS In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress (Congress.Gov)

  • An Interview with Haviva Yesgat, Foreign Law Intern August 16, 2019
    Interview is with Haviva Yesgat, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Tariq Ahmad at the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress.
    Ruth Levush
  • FALQs: Sweden’s Pre-Trial Detention Laws August 15, 2019
    Answers to frequently asked legal questions regarding the Swedish pre-trial detention system.
    Elin Hofverberg
  • An Interview with Timofey Velenchuk, Global Legal Research Intern August 14, 2019
    Describe your background I was born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, and moved to the United States when I was two and a half.  I lived in northeast Philadelphia for about five years and after that moved to Warminster, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where I went to high school at William Tennent High School. What is your […]
    Geraldine Davila Gonzalez
  • Suffrage for Swiss Women – A More than 100-Year-Long Struggle August 13, 2019
    The following is a guest post by Anne-Cathérine Stolz, a foreign law intern working with Jenny Gesley in the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress. On June 14, 2019, Swiss women organized a strike to highlight the gender inequalities in Swiss society and particularly disparities in wages. This was the second time Swiss women have gone on […]
    Jenny Gesley
  • American Association of Law Libraries 2019 Conference Recap August 7, 2019
    The following is a guest post by Elizabeth Osborne, Legal Reference Librarian at the Law Library of Congress.  A number of Law Library of Congress staff members recently attended the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) 112th Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, DC. The conference provides law librarians and legal information professionals with opportunities for […]
    Geraldine Davila Gonzalez
  • Maggie Kuhn and Age Discrimination Law August 6, 2019
    Saturday, August 3, 2019 was the 114th anniversary of Maggie Kuhn’s birth. She was born to a financial executive and a stay-at-home mother (with a business school degree), both of whom valued education. Her grandmother had raised her mother and aunt while running the family store after Ms. Kuhn’s grandfather had died when the children […]
    Jennifer Davis
  • The Changing Nature of UK Divorce Law August 5, 2019
    The following is a guest post by Kathryn McNickle, a foreign law intern working with Clare Feikert-Ahalt in the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill has begun to make its way through the House of Commons, where it enjoys cross-party support. If passed, it will make it much quicker for couples […]
    Kelly McKenna
  • Egyptian Gazette – Pic of the Week August 2, 2019
                              Today’s Pic of the Week is a resolution, contained in a special supplement to the official gazette of Egypt, that can be roughly translated as a resolution from the Prime Minister, “Issuing the Administrative Regulations for the Law Concerning Persons with Disabilities.”  […]
    Betty Lupinacci
  • Developments in the Regulation of Cryptoassets August 1, 2019
    In April 2019, the Law Library’s foreign law specialists completed a new multinational report titled Regulatory Approaches to Cryptoassets. This was our fourth major report on cryptocurrencies and other assets that utilize distributed ledger technology, such as blockchain. We first wrote in 2014 about what forty governments were saying and doing in relation to the emergence of […]
    Kelly Buchanan
  • An Interview with Kathryn McNickle, Foreign Law Intern July 31, 2019
    Today’s interview is with Kathryn McNickle, a foreign law intern working with Clare Feikert-Ahalt at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress. Describe your background I am from Bangor, a town near Belfast, in Northern Ireland. I am part of the Washington Ireland Program Class of 2019, which brings 30 students to the United States […]
    Kelly McKenna