Legislative History Pages
Legislative history is defined as "[t]he background and events leading up the enactment of a statute, including hearings, committee reports, and floor debates." (Black's Law Dictionary, 8th ed.).
The pages under this tab "Legislative History" provide links to resources offering legislative history materials focused on legislation related to SSI, Medicaid, and SNAP, as well as to links to resources offering legislative history materials not so focused. Researchers investigating the legislative history of govt. benefits legislation can find pertinent materials from both. Below are links to the pages located under this tab:
- Legislative History, Govt. Benefits
- Legislative History, Compiled Legislative Histories & Bills
- Legislative History, Hearings, Committee Reports & Debates
Additional Instruction on Legislative History Research
Below are links to sources offering instruction on legislative history research.