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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.

Tracking Pending Legislation

While legislative history research focuses on laws in retrospect, researchers may need to track pending legislation that could impact the law they are studying.  Researchers can track pending legislation using many of the same tools needed for compiling a legislative history.  Some of these tools are described below.

(Researchers hoping to track pending legislation on the state level may be able to track pending legislation using that state legislature's website.)