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Legislative History

This LibGuide will help users locate documents and conduct legislative history research at North Carolina Central University School of Law's Library.

North Carolina Legislative History Guide

The North Carolina General Assembly Legislative Library has prepared a useful guide for conducting legislative history research in North Carolina.  To access this guide, please click here or on the link provided below. (If conducting legislative history research for a state other than North Carolina, please click here.)

The Legislative Library also provides a website with information about how to access voting information and other materials beneficial to conducting legislative history research in North Carolina.  To access that information, please click here or on the link provided below.

Illustration of How a Bill becomes a Law in North Carolina

Click on the image below to open in a new window.  (Image is from the North Carolina Legislative Library webpage.)

State Legislative History for Other States

If you are conducting legislative history research for a state other than North Carolina, NCCU's Law Library is home to a useful text by William H. Manz. 

William H. Manz, Guide to State Legislation, Legislative History, and Administrative Materials (Law Library Reserves). This text provides information about the different types of legislative history documents available in all 50 states and how to locate them.