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ProQuest Congressional - Finding Full Text

  1. 1. Finding the Text of a Bill or Law<br />Using ProQuest Congressional<br />
  2. 2. …<br />Select Legislative Histories, Bills & Laws<br />
  3. 3. Select “Bills (Full Text)”<br />
  4. 4. Enter appropriate key words. <br />
  5. 5. The third record on the list of results is the Dream Act of 2011, introduced by the Senate as Senate bill S. 952. Clicking on this link will provide the full text of this bill. <br />
  6. 6. Know the Number of a Bill?<br />Find the full text this way<br />Select the “Get a Document” tab. <br />
  7. 7. Know the Number of a Bill?<br />Find the full text this way<br />Choose “Bills (Full Text)” from the drop-down list.<br />
  8. 8. Know the Number of a Bill?<br />Find the full text this way<br />Enter the bill number in the box. <br />
  9. 9. Know the Number of a Public Law?<br />Select “Public Laws” from the pull down menu and enter the number below. <br />P.L. 111-148 is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.<br />
  10. 10. For more information about using America: History & Life contact <br />Ask a Librarian <br />http://www.lib.umich.edu/ask<br />

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