The key to successfully locating a state's legislative history documents is to understand the state's legislative process and to identify the documents generated during that process. This information can vary significantly from state to state, but can be found in state-specific legislative history research guides.
This resource was created in 2001 to index legislative history guides for all 50 states.
Fifty States and the District of Columbia
Select a state on the map below (or a tabbed page above) for links to research guides for a state.
- Last Updated May 15, 2013
Describes state legislative documents, basic strategies to use in gathering state legislative publications, and select sources to be used in determining intent for state legislation. Information on Indiana legislative documents is presented.
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- Last Updated Oct 24, 2013
Guide to Statutory Research for LRW Students
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- Last Updated Aug 30, 2013
Information on researching state constitutions and their history. Includes a 50-State A to Z list of resources for finding the full text of state constitutions, information on amendment process, pending and historical amendments, artifacts and documents.
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