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Congressional Bills


Bills are proposed legislation.

The State Library's collection of bills begins in 1979. 

Paper Holdings and Location

We do not acquire bills in paper.

Microfiche Copies and Location

1979 - (96th Congress - present) Bills are located in microfiche cabinets on the 6th floor. Please see Finding Aids below to determine which microfiche contains a specific bill. The types of bills include:

Indexes/Finding Aids

96th Congress, 1979 - present. Final Cumulative Finding Aid, House and Senate Bills, Microfiche, (GIS REF GP 3.28). Since a piece of microfiche can contain more than one bill, each piece is assigned a specific number. Use this Finding Aid to determine exactly which microfiche contains a specific bill. Microfiche is filed by Congress, then session, then bill type, then by the assigned microfiche number.

Online Versions

1989 - present (101st Congress-)  LexisNexis™ Congressional, a database produced by LexisNexis™, is available through the public Internet terminals at the Connecticut State Library.  More information.

1989 - present (101st Congress-) THOMAS

1993 - present (103rd Congress-)GPO Access

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Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 11/2007.