A legislative history traces the chronology of the legislation and provides citations to the various documents relevant to the bill.
Published legislative histories may be available from:
Not every enacted law has a published legislative history. You may need to compile one yourself, using the resources highlighted in this guide.
See also: Yale Law Library’s Legislative History guide; some of the sources listed will be available to Yale Law School affiliates only. Contact Yale University Library's government documents librarian to find out which sources are available to you.