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What is Legislative Insight?

ProQuest Legislative Insight is a Federal legislative history service that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full text publications created by Congress during the process leading up to the enactment of U.S. Public Laws.


The following document types may be included in a legislative history:  bills, reports, documents, hearings CRS reports, committee prints, Congressional Record sections), Presidential Signing Statements, and Statutes.


Legislative Insight includes only documents related to the passage of a law, so hearings, reports, bills, etc., that are not part of a legislative history are not included in this data base.  For those other materials, please use ProQuest Congressional

Legislative Insight Modules

There are several different modules that make up Legislative Insight.  Coverage will vary and depends on your institution's collection or subscription.

Within the interface, to see the laws that have been loaded for your subscription/purchase, check the column on the left side of the home page for a list of Congresses with the number of legislative histories loaded for each Congress,  Click to see the histories.

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