About LexisNexis Congressional (now ProQuest Congressional)


  • Provides fulltext information published by and about the United States Senate and House of Representatives.
  • Find a law: a 4 minute video demonstrates how to find a legislative history (law and supporting documents) in LexisNexis Congressional. Shockwave Player (free download from Adobe) required to view.
  • the full text of U.S. Congressional Serial Set and American State Papers (1789-1969)
  • Congressional Indexes, 1789 to 1972;
  • Hearing transcripts and submitted testimony from the 104th Congress forward;
  • Committee reports from the 101st Congress forward;
  • Bills: all versions of all legislation introduced from the 101st Congress forward;
  • Public laws from the 100th Congress forward;
  • Congressional member public interest group ratings;
  • Selected committee prints from the 104th Congress forward;
  • Congressional documents from the 104th Congress forward;
  • Congressional Record from the 99th Congress forward;
  • Federal Register from 1980 forward;
  • Current Code of Federal Regulations;
  • Current U.S. Code;
  • Statutes at Large from 1789 to the present;
  • CIS/Index to Publications of the U.S. Congress.

Dates of Coverage: varies by title.

Frequency of Updates: daily

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