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Guides to the Legislative Process

Listed below are a number of links to resources that will help you understand the federal legislative process

The Federal Legislative Process  (Westlaw) 

 How Bills Become Laws According to the U.S. Legislative Process

The Legislative Process (

The Legislative Process (U.S. Congress. House)

Current Statutes

Title 17 of the United States Code contains the copyright law of the United States.  The Thurgood Marshall Law Library owns both paper copies and also has access to electronic sources.


  • United States Code, 2012 edition (Govt. Print. Off.)  [KF62 2012.A2]
  • U.S. Code Annotated (Thomson West Pub. Co.) [KF62 .W4]
  • U.S. Code Service (Lexis) [KF62 1972 .L38]

All paper copies are located on Level 3 of the Thurgood Marshall Law Library.          

   There are many electronic versions of the U.S. Code available to the researcher.  Listed below is a selection of these e-resources:

The databases BloombergLaw, LexisAdvance and WestlawNext all offer up to date versions of the United States Code.

= TMLL Restricted Access


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