This article from the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C. presents a linked bibliography of commercial internet sources for finding compiled legislative histories.
A comprehensive research guide from the Library of Congress on finding federal legislative history documents, including congressional committee reports and hearings, presidential signing statements, and the debates of Congress.
Learn about the Congressional legislative process from the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.
This article from the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C. gives a detailed explanation of finding compiled legislative histories, researching legislative intent, and compiling an original history.
This online resource from the official website for U.S. federal legislative information provides a basic outline of the numerous steps of our federal law-making process from the source of an idea for a legislative proposal through its publication as a statute.
This guide from Georgetown Law Library collects major sources for conducting legislative history research, including committee reports, hearings, bills, debates and more.
This guide from Western New England University provides an overview of how to use legislative histories to conduct research.
This CRS Report provides an overview of federal legislative history research, the legislative process, and where to find congressional documents. It also summarizes some of the reasons researchers are interested in legislative history, briefly describes the actions a piece of legislation might undergo during the legislative process, and provides a list of easily accessible print and electronic sources.
This article from Yale Law Journal examines how legislative history came to be such a common tool of interpretation used by the judiciary.
This blog post from the Library of Congress examines sources of compiled legislative history.