Description is the official source for federal legislative information.

It replaces the nearly 20-year-old site with a system that includes platform mobility, comprehensive information retrieval and user-friendly presentation. It currently includes all data sets available on except nominations, treaties and communications. Until the data migration is complete, these data sets are still accessible through The specific date for the retirement of will be after the close of fiscal year 2015, but has not been set.

Date Coverage: Legislation: 1973 - present; Congressional Record: 1995 - present; Committee Reports: 1995 - present
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Author: Library of Congress
Publisher: Library of Congress
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