LEGISLATION

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RSS Bills Presented to the President (Congress.Gov)

  • S.2246
    A bill to designate the health care center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Tallahassee, Florida, as the Sergeant Ernest I. "Boots" Thomas VA Clinic, and for other purposes.
  • S.1869
    Whistleblower Protection Coordination Act
  • H.R.4743
    Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018
  • H.R.2333
    Small Business Investment Opportunity Act of 2017
  • H.R.2772
    SEA Act of 2018
  • H.R.1900
    National Veterans Memorial and Museum Act
  • H.R.1719
    John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
  • H.R.1397
    To authorize, direct, facilitate, and expedite the transfer of administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal land, and for other purposes.

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RSS Most-Viewed Bills (Congress.Gov)

  • Most-Viewed Bills - Week of June 17, 2018
    S.3036 - Keep Families Together Act H.R.5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 S.2937 - HELP Separated Children Act H.R.5428 - Stand with UK against Russia Violations Act H.R.2851 - SITSA Act H.R.392 - Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2017 S.2155 - Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act H.R.1 […]

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

  • An Interview with Amelia Shooter, Scholar-in-Residence at the Law Library of Congress June 20, 2018
    Describe your background. I am originally from Nottingham, U.K., but moved to Oxfordshire last year. I have moved several times around the country, having spent a considerable length of time both working and studying in Leeds, Yorkshire. In 2016, I started my Ph.D. studies at Birmingham City University’s Centre for Law, Science and Policy. My […]
    Ruth Levush
  • Naaltsoos Sání and the Long Walk Home June 18, 2018
    Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Long Walk, the 450-mile journey the Diné (Navajo) took from Hwééldi (Fort Sumner) to the heart of the Navajo Nation, the area around Window Rock, Arizona. The Diné started their travels home after the signing of the Naaltsoos Sání–also known as the Treaty of Bosque Redondo and the […]
    Jennifer Davis
  • An Interview with Stephen Mayeaux, Legal Information Specialist June 13, 2018
    Today’s interview is with one of our newest colleagues, Stephen Mayeaux, who is a legal information specialist in the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress.   Describe your background. I grew up in a small town in Northwest Florida and moved to D.C. in 2012 after spending a few years in New […]
    Francisco Macías
  • James Madison’s Montpelier: Pic of the Week June 8, 2018
    On this day in 1789, James Madison—the fourth President of the United States—introduced amendments to the Constitution in the House of Representatives, which are now known as the Bill of Rights. Even though he was initially skeptical of the usefulness of a bill of rights, he eventually embraced the idea as it seemed that the […]
    Jenny Gesley
  • Caribbean American Heritage Month and Caribbean Law June 6, 2018
    This year marks the 13th National Caribbean American Heritage Month, which acknowledges and honors the contributions Caribbean Americans are making to American society. At the Law Library, we take the opportunity during these commemorative months to review our holdings in the related jurisdictions. The Caribbean is a term for the area that comprises nearly twenty-five […]
    Jennifer Davis
  • Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for June 2018 June 4, 2018
    Back in May, Robert provided an update on the Congress.gov enhancements including “the ability to browse legislation using subject terms on ‘all information’ bill detail pages.” One of the new features in the Congress.gov enhancements released today is that the date of the “Previous Meeting” on the homepage will now be linked to a list of […]
    Andrew Weber
  • 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the European Central Bank June 1, 2018
    On June 1, 1998–twenty years ago today– the European Central Bank (ECB) was established. The ECB is one of the seven main institutions of the European Union (EU). It forms part of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) together with the National Central Banks (NCBs) of all 28 Members States of the EU. The Eurosystem […]
    Jenny Gesley
  • An Interview with Mirela Savic-Fleming, Special Assistant to the Law Librarian of Congress May 30, 2018
    Describe your background I was born in Split, Croatia, but I spent most of my early years in Banja Luka and Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  I have also lived and worked in Pristina (Kosovo), Zagreb (Croatia), Islamabad (Pakistan), and Washington, D.C.  My family and I moved so often that one of the hardest things […]
    Hanibal Goitom
  • Personal Data Protection and the EU GDPR May 25, 2018
    Everyone is talking about the European Union‘s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which takes effect today. Recent news reports about misuse of personal data suggest that rules to protect personal data are essential in today’s interconnected (online) world. But what is the GDPR exactly? And why should you care about an EU law if […]
    Jenny Gesley
  • FALQs: Svenska akademien – The Swedish Academy May 24, 2018
    Today’s guest post was authored by Elin Hofverberg, a foreign law research consultant covering Scandinavian jurisdictions at the Law Library of Congress. Elin is a prolific In Custodia Legis blogger and has blogged on an extensive array of legal topics, including on FALQs: the Swedish Budget Process, 60 Years of Lego Building Blocks and Danish Patent […]
    Ruth Levush