Compiled Legislative Histories pull together all or most of the documents that make up a Legislative History.
Westlaw provides the following:
U.S. GAO Federal Legislative Histories 1921-1995 Legislative histories for many public laws enacted from 1921 to 1995, including the text of laws, bills, committee reports, Congressional Record documents, transcripts of hearings, and other documents, in pdf format.
Arnold & Porter Legislative Histories A selection of 30+ Legislative Histories compiled by a law firm based in Washington, D.C.
Legislative History Page lists together, in one place, all of the legislative history documents available on Westlaw.
U.S. Federal Legislative History Library Includes compiled legislative histories for a large number of laws, including: APA, ESA, CWA, CAA, NEPA, Safe Drinking Water Act, Anti-Dumping Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, etc.
Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories Database is not consistent in what it includes for each law, but can include text of legislative history documents, a list of the documents that exist, other information, and/or links to relevant journal articles. .
ProQuest Congressional: 1969 - Access to compiled legislative history information. Contains many but not all full-text documents for every legislative history listed. Recent legislative histories are more likely to include full-text.
JULIEN and search for: Legislative History and the Name of the Act.To see if a compiled legislative history is available in print in the VLS library, look in
Also check WorldCat to see if a full legislative history is available in print and available at another library. We may be able to borrow it for you through Interlibrary Loan.
The Law Librarians' of Washington, D.C. provides:
Legislative Sourcebook Includes links to Legislative Histories and a great deal of related and useful material.