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United States Government Information: Committee Reports

This guide provides access to a selection of resources for current and historical public policy and consumer information issued by U.S. government agencies and private publishers. The University of Iowa is a Federal Depository Library.

  The Legislative Process

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From Bill to Law

Committee Reports

A committee report is issued after hearings are held and serves as written justification of the committee's action.  The report explains the scope and purpose of the bill.  Reports are considered an important document in explaining the bill's intent and are considered non-prejudicial in nature.

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