Sample Assignment: Find all the documents that make up the legislative history of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, PL 109-8.
Enter the PL number in the Citation Checker. The Statutes at Large cite and the Bill number should automatically populate as well as a Go To Legislative History button.
You are now looking at a compiled legislative history of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. You should see the background information at the top and then all the documents,
For each type of document you have 2 links: to the document's metadata including abstract; and to the digital PDF of the document where available. Each listing also includes bibliographic information about the document: its title; date of publication; # of pages; and Sudoc # (this is its call number ... where you can find the document in print in the library)
For lots of information about the happenings in a specific congressional year, click on the Historical Context link at the very top right of your screen.
Use ProQuest Congressional when you are looking for a Congressional document other than a compiled legislative history (for which you should use Legislative Insight):
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