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Federal Legislative History: Hearings

Overview of Committee Hearings

A hearing is a meeting or session of a Senate or House Committee of Congress to obtain information and opinions on proposed legislation or to conduct an investigation.  Most hearings are published  two months to two years after they are held and contain a copy of the witness statements as well as the transcripts of their testimony.

Sources for Congressional Hearings

Hearings in ProQuest Congressional

Use the Basic Search tab when you want to search for hearings (and any other congressional materials subscribed by FSU). Use the Advanced Search tab when you want to specifically search the Congressional hearings.

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