Includes House and Senate Documents and Reports; reports usually concerning proposed legislation or issues under investigation. Documents address many topics and may include reports of executive departments and independent organizations or reports of special investigations made for Congress.
Hein Online (SU students, Faculty, Staff only) for digital access to:
U.S. Congressional Serial Set - Full-text 1978-2018, Entire set is searchable
Federal Register - 1936-2011.
CFR - 1938-2011
US Stat at Large - 1789-2008
US Code 1925-2006
Monthly catalog of Government Publications - complete
For SU database sources on current legislation look on the Basic U.S. Gov Docs & Public Databases tab at the bottom of the page.
Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. Congress.gov is usually updated the morning after a session adjourns. This site takes the place of the old THOMAS.GOV site which has been retired.
Transcripts of all discussion and debate from the floor of Congress. Note: SU Library has all of the Congressional Record (and its predecessors) on microfiche in the Maps and Government Information Department, 3rd floor Bird Library.
The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. Includes 1994 (Volume 59) to present
The CFR is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis.
Includes all congressional documents available in electronic format, 1985 to present, in text or PDF formats. Note: there are three types of documents: House and Senate Documents; Senate Executive Documents; and Senate Treaty Documents.
"... the public face of the Federal E-Government eRulemaking Program, facilitates public participation in the Federal regulatory process by improving the public's ability to find, view, and comment on Federal regulatory actions."