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This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)


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  • ProQuest Congressional (TAMU only)  Icon
    Serial Set, Congressional Record, Statutes at Large, Hearings, Committee Prints, CRS reports, legislative histories and more. See the CIS Microfiche tab to find items not available in full-text online.
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    Contains legislation from the 107th Congress (2001) to the present, member profiles from the 93rd Congress (1973) to the present, and some member profiles from the 80th through the 92nd Congresses (1947 to 1972). Look up bills, the "Congressional Record," calendars, House Floor, Committee information and more.
  • FDsys
    Find most Congressional documents from 104th Congress to Present.
  • Roll Call Votes (
    A roll call vote guarantees that every Member's vote is recorded, but only a minority of bills receive a roll call vote.
  • Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress
  • CQ Electronic Library (TAMU only)
    Search multiple CQ databases at once.
  • CQ Voting and Elections (TAMU only)
    Election analysis, campaign, party and voter information.
  • CQ Weekly (TAMU only)
    CQ Weekly covers virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis
  • CQ Congress Collection (TAMU only)
    Congressional profiles, policy analysis, votes, roll calls, and compare votes by members as well as votes by members to their party's position, state delegation and more.
  • Serial Set (Readex)
    Covering years: 1817-1980. The bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives constitute a rich collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history.

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