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  Congressional Record - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress.
That portion of the Congressional Record entitled Extensions of Remarks contains speeches, tributes and other extraneous words that were not actually uttered during open proceedings of the full Senate or of the full House of Representatives.
Prior to this, proceedings, roll calls, debates, and other records were recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789–1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824–1837), or the Congressional Globe (1833–1873).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Congressional_Record   (420 words)

  
 Congressional Record -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776) United States (The legislature of the United States government) Congress.
It is published by the (An agency of the legislative branch that provides printing and binding services for Congress and the departments and establishments of the federal government) United States Government Printing Office, and is issued daily when (The legislature of the United States government) Congress is in session.
The Congressional Record consists of four sections: the Daily Digest, the (A dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families) House section, the (Assembly possessing high legislative powers) Senate section, and the Extensions of Remarks.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/congressional_record.htm   (508 words)

  
 Cornette Library: Government Information: U.S. Congressional Record
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the Congress in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
The Congressional Record is divided into four sections: the proceedings and debates of the House and Senate, the Extentions of Remarks, and the Daily Digest, a summary of proceedings for that day in each house.
The Register of Debates is a record of the congressional debates of the 18th Congress, 2nd Session through the 25th Congress, 1st Session (1824-37).
www.wtamu.edu /library/govt/congrecord.shtml   (1058 words)

  
 Guide- Congressional Record
Records of the daily proceedings of the Continental Congress, as kept by it’s then Secretary, Charles Thomson.
The Congressional Globe is the precursor to the Congressional Record and is the third of a series of four publications containing the debates of Congress.
The Department holds the Congressional Record in multiple formats depending on the year and the original format of distribution from the Government Printing Office.
www.library.northwestern.edu /govpub/resource/federal/congressionalGuide.htm   (327 words)

  
 An Overview of the Congressional Record (part of LLSDC's Legislative Source Book)
did record Congressional proceedings to the extent they saw viable according to the limits on column space available, the political leanings of the editors, the limits on existing shorthand methods, and the ability to hear from the galleries or assigned floor areas.
Records for each chamber in the Annals are organized by congressional session and are numbered consecutively by column, not by page, with two columns per page.
The practice was continued in the Congressional Record with members, usually from the House, being free to withhold their remarks for revision or to insert speeches and other material under "leave to print" motions that were later placed in an appendix to the Record.
www.llsdc.org /sourcebook/cong-record.htm   (5330 words)

  
 Full Description of Congressional Record Database: Databases & E-Resources (Library of Congress)
The Congressional Record is published daily when Congress is in session and at the back of each daily issue is the "Daily Digest," which summarizes the day's floor and committee activities.
The Congressional Record continues Congressional Globe, 23d-42d Cong.; Dec. 2, 1833-Mar. 3, 1873.
A history of the Congressional Record and the Daily Digest is available from the U.S. Senate.
www.loc.gov /rr/ElectronicResources/full_description.php?MainID=1336   (210 words)

  
 UFLaw | Levin College of Law at the University of Florida
Congressional "floor debates" are the consideration of a bill or resolution by Senators or Representatives before the full Senate or House of Representatives.
Congressional debates are sometimes questioned as a source of legislative intent because they can be legally altered before they are published in the Congressional Record.
The record of Congressional debates is recorded in the following publications which cover all Congresses from their inception in 1789.
www.law.ufl.edu /lic/guides/federal/record&debates_print.shtml   (1138 words)

  
 Congressional Record - Government Publications - The University of Iowa Libraries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Congressional Record by keyword and speaker (1985 to present).
Congressional Record by page citation or date (1985 to present).
Though none includes official records of debate, they are the closest approximation of the Congressional Record for the years before 1873.
www.lib.uiowa.edu /govpubs/us/congressional_record.html   (338 words)

  
 Congressional Record: Law Tips Archive --Wirtz Labor Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In addition to obtaining access to the Congressional Record through GPO Access, you can also find it on Thomas.
The Congressional Record can be searched by word or phrase, member of congress, section, and date received or session.
One of the differences is that the daily volumes are paginated according to each of the four sections: Proceedings of the House of Representatives -- H, Proceedings of the Senate -- S, Extensions of Remarks -- E, and Daily Digest -- D whereas the bound volumes are not.
www.dol.gov /oasam/library/law/lawtips/congressionalrecord.htm   (405 words)

  
 Govt. Information--Congressional Record, etc.
Congressional Record and related publications (it has changed names over the years) for earlier years are available as follows:
These records of the proceedings of the House and Senate are the only publications expressly required of them by the Constitution.
Congressional Universe provides detailed indexing for, and full text of, the Congressional Record from 1985 (volume 131) to the present.
library.stmarytx.edu /acadlib/doc/guides/congress/cr.htm   (1197 words)

  
 U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Congressional Records & Journals
The Congressional Record is a substantially verbatim account of the remarks made by Senators and Representatives while they are on the floor of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Although the Congressional Record does not contain transcripts of committee hearings (which are published separately), the Daily Digest does summarize committee activities, and provides lists of committee meetings scheduled for that day or the next day, including the topic of the hearing and a list of witnesses.
The Résumé of Congressional Activity provides statistical data on congressional workload, such as the number of days in session and the number of bills introduced and enacted into law.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/legislative/d_three_sections_with_teasers/congrecord.htm   (404 words)

  
 Congressional Record
The Record is a vital tool for anyone doing legislative histories and historical research and is a great primary source.
The "Congressional Record" is issued with a daily edition with index, and a permanent edition, issued at the end of the session, with the text revised and rearranged from the daily edition.
During the 43rd to 46th Congresses, the Record continued to have separate indexes for the Senate and House proceedings.
www.davidson.edu /administrative/library/GovDoc/gov-congressional_record.htm   (199 words)

  
 Congressional Voting Record   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
AAUW’s congressional voting record informs AAUW members of positions taken by their senators and representatives on the Association ’s federal legislative priorities.
The specific legislation included in this voting record for the 108th Congress (the current record available) was selected on the basis of AAUW’s public policy priorities and principles as adopted by AAUW convention delegates in 2001 and 2003.
By using the voting record, AAUW members and other concerned citizens can hold their senators and representatives accountable for how they vote on those issues.
www.aauw.org /issue_advocacy/votingrecord.cfm   (454 words)

  
 Congressional Record: Main Page
GPO Access contains Congressional Record volumes from 140 (1994) to the present.
The current year’s Congressional Record database is usually updated daily by 11 a.m., except when a late adjournment delays production of the issue.
Locate the Congressional Record (including issues prior to 1994 (Volume 140)) in a local Federal depository library.
www.gpoaccess.gov /crecord   (198 words)

  
 Did the U.S. Help Saddam Acquire Biological Weapons
Recently, in the course of reviewing our shipping records for a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from a private citizen, we identified an additional shipment, on May 21, 1985, that was not included on the list that was provided to your office.
Records available from the supplier for the period from 1985 until the present show that during this time, pathogenic (meaning "disease producing"), toxigenic (meaning "poisonous"), and other biological research materials were exported to Iraq pursuant to application and licensing by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Records prior to 1985 were not available, according to the supplier.
www.fas.org /irp/congress/2002_cr/s092002.html   (12781 words)

  
 Congressional Record Database Help
This search retrieves 1996 Congressional Record documents referencing the bill H.R. The bill number may be typed with or without the punctuation; however, you must enter a space between H and R, i.e.
This search retrieves 1996 Congressional Record documents mentioning a senator by name and demonstrates the use of multiple boolean operators (ADJ, AND or NOT) in a single query.
This search retrieves Congressional Record documents from January and February 1996 that include a rollcall vote and mention the phrase "balanced budget." If a specific rollcall vote number is known, you can search for it with the phrase "rollcall vote no 7," omitting the subject and date.
www.library.northwestern.edu /govpub/gpo/help/congrec.html   (603 words)

  
 Searching The Congressional Record
The Congressional Record Index is a publication of the Joint Committee on Printing, Congress of the United States.
Both the 1995 Congressional Record Index database and the 1995 History of Bills database are updated whenever an issue of the Index is published.
Since the bill was signed into law during the recess between the 1st and 2nd Sessions, it was reported in the Congressional Record at the beginning of the 2nd Session and therefore appears in the 1994 History of Bills database.
www.lib.auburn.edu /madd/docs/gpohelp/cgrec.html   (1756 words)

  
 Congressional record   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Statement for the Congressional Record on the Centennial of the
The Congressional Record, published since 1873, is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress and contains transcripts of
Lampson Congressional Record: Remarks by Rep. Nick Lampson on the Space Exploration Act of 2002.
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 Congressional Record Index: Main Page / Search
The Congressional Record Index (CRI) serves as the index to the Congressional Record.
When Congress is in session, the Joint Committee on Printing publishes the Congressional Record Index biweekly.
In print, the Congressional Record Index contains both the index and the History of Bills and Resolutions.
www.gpoaccess.gov /cri   (126 words)

  
 Congressional Voting Record
The Bush administration and its congressional allies want to cut $50 billion in budget cuts—to give another $70 billion in tax breaks to the rich.
This electronic AFL-CIO Voting Record will let you know where your lawmakers stand on working family issues such as strengthening Social Security and Medicare, freedom to join a union, workplace safety and more.
The Voting Record also shows each member's lifetime record of support for working families.
www.aflcio.org /issues/legislativealert/votes/index.cfm   (206 words)

  
 Congressional Record   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This search retrieves Congressional Record documents referencing the bill H.R. The bill number may be typed with or without the punctuation; however, a bill number such as H.R. 2 must be entered with a space between H and R, i.e.
This search retrieves Congressional Record documents from February 1995 that include a rollcall vote and mention the phrase "balanced budget." If a specific rollcall vote number is known, you can search for it with the phrase "rollcall vote no 72," omitting the subject and date.
It is based on disclosure forms filed with the Clerk of the House and Secretary of the Senate and is published in the Congressional Record quarterly, usually in February, May, August and November.
www.ulib.iupui.edu /lisarchive/gpo/hlpcr.html   (1421 words)

  
 Congressional Record - LexisNexis InfoPro - Zimmerman's Research Guide
Deidra shares her expertise and experience in the November Column, the Knowledge Exchange article in the newsletter, and all the weekly research tips appearing this month.
Pagination: The Congressional Record has TWO pagination systems -- one for the daily edition and one for the bound.
More Information: For more information about the Congressional Register and its predecessors -- the Annals of Congress, the Register of Debates in Congress and the Congressional Globe -- see "An Overview of the Congressional Record and its Predecessor Publications" by Richard J. McKinney, 46(2) Law Library Lights 16 (Winter 2002), posted at www.llsdc.org/lights/index.html.
www.lexisnexis.com /infopro/zimmerman/disp.aspx?z=1326   (495 words)

  
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95, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2004 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2003 and 2005 through 2013 by yea-and-nay vote of 216 yeas to 211 nays.
95, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for the fiscal year 2004 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2003 and 2005 through 20013, clearing the measure for the President.
CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET RESOLUTION CONFERENCE REPORT By 51 yeas to 50 nays, the Senate agreed to the conference report on H. Con.
www.hudclips.org /sub_nonhud/html/pdfforms/cr57-60.doc   (1089 words)

  
 www.wintersoldier.com - Complete John Kerry Testimony, 04/22/71 (continued)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
They have to be able to tell the difference between a phony, someone who simply puts pieces in the record, and someone who actually does something, so that they can recognize it in an election, if they are interested.
I have received a great many letters, but usually particularly in those from Vietnam, the men would say that they would not like me to use them or use their names for fear of retaliation.
If you have those letters, it might be interesting, if you would like to, and if the writer has no objection, to submit them for the record, which would be for the information of the committee.
ice.he.net /~freepnet/kerry/staticpages/index.php?page=20040301211216494   (4980 words)

  
 U.S. Interests in the Central Asian Republics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Well, it's one thing to say nobody has a clean civil rights record or human rights record and then just to ignore the fact that half of the people you are talking about totally obliterate the human rights of half of the population.
Let me just note for the record, although I am being a little adversarial here, that the pipeline would be a tremendous asset to the people of Afghanistan, as it will be a tremendous asset to the region.
For the record, the Taliban, all they would have to do is to reach out to their fellow Afghans and say we will hold an election 18 months from now or whatever it was that is internationally supervised, and that whole conflict would probably be over.
commdocs.house.gov /committees/intlrel/hfa48119.000/hfa48119_0.HTM   (13038 words)

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