Tools for Researching Federal Legislation and Legislative History Related to Indian Law

Indian Law Bulletin: Legislation - (National Indian Law Library) - Provides summaries and links to federal legislation information.

Department of Interior -Congressional and Legislative Affairs - Provides legislative history information on laws affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives, and executive orders.

Legislative Update: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs - Current bills sent to the Committee; status of bills sent to the Committee since 103rd session.

Legislative Updates and NCAI News - "Other Issues" - (National Congress of American Indians). Legislative news provided by the National Congress of American Indians. Scroll down the page to see legislative updates from 2006. For updates from previous years, scroll further to " FY 2005 Documents" and similarly titled sections. Also look for NCAI legislative updates under specific policy topics from their Policy Issues web page.

THOMAS - U.S. Congress on the Internet - (Library of Congress). Bills, bill status, committee reports, public laws, legislative history, both current and historical.

Searching Bills with THOMAS - (The Newsletter of the Legal Division of The Special Libraries Association). Pages 14-17; provides step-by-step instructions with screen shots of the THOMAS web site.

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