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RSS Bills Presented to the President (Congress.Gov)

  • H.R.5430
    United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
  • S.457
    President George H.W. Bush and First Spouse Barbara Bush Coin Act
  • H.R.434
    Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act
  • H.R.263
    To rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
  • H.R.2476
    Securing American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019
  • H.R.583
    PIRATE Act

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RSS Most-Viewed Bills (Congress.Gov)

  • Most-Viewed Bills - Week of January 19, 2020
    H.R.1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 H.R.5430 - United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act S.1790 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 S.386 - Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 H.R.1994 - Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 H.R.3884 - Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 […]

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

  • An Interview with Zeynep Timocin Cantekin, Foreign Law Intern January 23, 2020
    Today’s interview is with Zeynep Timocin Cantekin, a foreign law intern working with Foreign Law Specialist Jenny Gesley at the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. After finishing my undergraduate degree in Istanbul, I first moved to London for law […]
    Jenny Gesley
  • Book of Law Used in the State of Johor January 22, 2020
    The following is a guest post by Dr. Joshua Kueh, the Southeast Asia reference librarian in the Asian Division of the Library of Congress. His research interests cover Malay manuscripts, and topics related to Southeast Asian history, particularly migration and trade in the 1500s to the 1800s. The Library of Congress has a small but […]
    Jennifer Davis
  • Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for January 2020, Part 2 January 21, 2020
    Earlier this month, Andrew brought us news that Congress.gov now allows for deep linking, so instead of just linking to the top page of a bill in Congress.gov, you can link to a specific section you want to share. In our second enhancement this month, we are adding sponsorship information to saved search alerts for […]
    Robert Brammer
  • From the Serial Set: 188 Years of the Law Library January 17, 2020
    The following is a guest post by Bailey DeSimone, a library technician (metadata) in the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. As pre-digitization of the United States Congressional Serial Set is underway, the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library is discovering fascinating facts about American legislative history. The Serial Set is an important […]
    Stephen Mayeaux
  • George Washington Masonic National Memorial – Pic of the Week January 16, 2020
    At an impressive 333 feet, the nine-story George Washington Masonic National Memorial (GW Memorial), built on a hill in Alexandria, Virginia, can be seen from almost anywhere in Alexandria. Ever since I moved to Alexandria in 2018, I have been meaning to visit the GW Memorial, in particular the observation deck, but somehow I never got […]
    Jenny Gesley
  • The United States Supreme Court Nominations Web Archive January 15, 2020
    The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Library of Congress Web Archiving Team, is excited to announce the release of a new web archive, The United States Supreme Court Nominations Web Archive. This archive collection consists of blogs, academic articles, congressional press releases, and media articles related to the nominations of John Roberts, […]
    Robert Brammer
  • Join Us for “Perspectives on Brexit,” a Webinar on January 23rd at 2pm January 14, 2020
    The Law Library of Congress is excited to bring you a new series of webinars focused on foreign and comparative law. Our foreign legal specialists cover 267 jurisdictions around the world, providing Congress with expert advice in the form of foreign law reports as well as testimony before Congress, and we are pleased to bring their […]
    Robert Brammer
  • A Guide to Chinese Legal Research: Administrative Regulations January 13, 2020
    As mentioned in my previous blog post, A Guide to Chinese Legal Research: Official Online Publication of Chinese Law (Update), “legislation” governed by the Law on Legislation of the People’s Republic of China (PRC or China) is comprised of not only laws passed by the National People’s Congress (NPC) or its Standing Committee (NPCSC), but […]
    Laney Zhang
  • Establishment of the League of Nations – Pic of the Week January 10, 2020
    Today, January 10, 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the League of Nations.  The idea of an international coalition had been discussed in the 19th century but more attention to the idea developed during World War I when organizations in the United Kingdom and the United States (the League to Enforce Peace and the […]
    Margaret Wood
  • Braddock’s (Other) Road January 9, 2020
    If you live and drive in the greater Washington area, you have heard of Braddock Road (VA State Road 620). It’s almost always congested with the heavy traffic that is one of the region’s claims to fame. Virginia is littered with roadways named for early American historical people and battles, and I assumed Braddock was […]
    Jennifer Davis