8 edition of How to research Congress found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-94) and indexes.
|Statement||Fenton S. Martin, Robert U. Goehlert.|
|Contributions||Goehlert, Robert, 1948-|
|LC Classifications||JK1108 .M349 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 107 p. :|
|Number of Pages||107|
|ISBN 10||0871878704, 0871878690|
|LC Control Number||96003867|
Citing the Records of Congress. The purpose of any citation is to promote the easy retrieval of the materials cited. To facilitate retrieval of unpublished congressional records, researchers should identify the following elements in the citation: record, file unit, series, Congress, record group, and repository.. The repository for the records of the House and the Senate in the custody of the. Policy and Legislative Research for Congressional Staff Congressional Research Service Summary This report is intended to serve as a finding aid for congressional documents, executive branch documents and information, news articles, policy analysis, contacts, and training, for use in policy and legislative research.
the issue(s). Before students draft legislation, they should research the scope of jurisdictional power Congress has for lawmaking on the given topic, and what agency (or agencies) of the federal government would be responsible for enforcement and implementation of that legislation. See the Writing Legislation section of this guide. Congress of the United States, the legislative branch of the federal government, instituted () by Article 1 of the Constitution of the United States, which prescribes its membership and defines its ss is composed of two houses—the Senate and the House of Representatives.
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