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A Research Guide to Policy and Information about Nuclear Weapons


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CHAPTER THREE: UNITED STATES CONGRESS
U.S. Laws

House and Senate Bills, Calendars, Documents, Reports, and the House Rules Manual (formerly Jefferson's Manual) are all available through http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aaces002.html. The annual appropriations and authorizations for nuclear weapons -- Defense Authorizations, Defense Appropriations, Energy and Water Development Appropriations -- are available online via GPO Access, together with special bills, such as the Defense America Act of 1996.

Congressional Reports and Public Laws

Senate, House and Executive Reports Search Engine
http://www.access.gpo/congress/cong005/html
Full-text search of Senate Reports, House Reports and Executive Reports.

Committee Reports of the 104th Congress (1995-1996)
http://thomas.loc.gov/cp104/cp104query.html

Federal Laws (Agency Order)
http://198.83.56.6:8001/his/193.htm

History of Bills and Resolutions
http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aaces002.html

Legislation of the 105th Congress (1997-1998)
http://thomas.loc.gov/home/c105query.html

Legislation of the 104th Congress (1995-1996)
http://thomas.loc.gov/home/c104query.html

Legislation of the 103rd Congress (1993-1994)
http://thomas.loc.gov/home/c103query.html

United States Code
http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aaces002.html
http://198.83.56.6:8001/his/usc.html
The U.S. Code is prepared and published by the Office of Law Revision Counsel, US House of Representitives. It is the codification of the general and permanent laws of the United States.

Text by Titles
gopher://hamilton1.house.gov/11d%3a/uscode

US Code Via Cornell University
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
http://law.house.gov/cfr.htm
http://www.gpo.ucop.edu/search/cfr.html
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/index.html
The CFR is a codification of general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. Searchable databases via the House Internet Law Library, including U.S. regulations for nuclear materials protection.

Full-text via Counterpoint
http://cfr.counterpoint.com/CFR.html

Searchable Database
http://law.house.gov/cfr.htm

Congressional Record
http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces150.html
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.

Daily Digest
http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces5503.htm

Extension of Remarks
http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces5506.html

Congressional Record Index
http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aaces002.html
A publication of the Joint Committee on Printing, published biweekly when Congress is in session.

105th Congress - 1st Session (1997)
http://thomas.loc.gov/j105/j105index1.html

104th Congress
http://thomas.loc.gov/r104/r104.html
A searchable database of the contents of the 104th Congress - 2nd Session (1996) is available at http://thomas.loc.gov/i104/i104index1.html.


The Internet and the Bomb: A Research Guide to Policy and Information about Nuclear Weapons is written and maintained by William M. Arkin and Robert S. Norris. Any questions, comments or suggestions should be sent to the authors at warkin@igc.org and rnorris@nrdc.org. This page was last updated 5/1/97

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