The Internet and the Bomb:
A Research Guide to Policy and Information about Nuclear Weapons
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CHAPTER THREE: UNITED STATES CONGRESS
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Committee Reports of the 104th Congress (1995-1996)
Federal Laws (Agency Order)
History of Bills and Resolutions
Legislation of the 105th Congress (1997-1998)
Legislation of the 104th Congress (1995-1996)
Legislation of the 103rd Congress (1993-1994)
United States Code
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Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the U.S. Congress, published daily when Congress is in session. Searches of the Congressional Record (v. 141-present, 1995-) via GPO Access or Thomas cover full text of floor debates and extension of remarks, including texts of articles, letters, presentations submitted by members. A nuclear weapons subject index is available.
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Congressional Record Index
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105th Congress - 1st Session (1997)
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