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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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Choose from the menu "U.S. Federal Legislative History Library" or "...Legislative History Title Collection". UI Community only.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994 This link opens in a new window
An important source of primary research material for American history and the social sciences. It includes includes congressional reports, annual reports of agencies, internal manuals, special reports, and congressional directories. American State Papers is considered part of the Serial Set.