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Congressional Record

A daily publication of the federal government that details the legislative proceedings of Congress.

The Congressional Record began in 1873 and, in 1947, a feature called The Daily Digest was added to briefly highlight the daily legislative activities of each House, committee, and sub-committee.

The text of the Congressional Record is not a verbatim transcript of the statements made on the floor of the Senate or the House of Representatives. After obtaining permission from their respective Houses to do so, members of Congress can revise their speeches prior to publication in the Record and are permitted to extend their comments to include remarks not made on the floor of Congress.

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More recent government documents--including the Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations--are accessible through www.
In exchange, Ney admitted, he opposed legislation, inserted statements into the Congressional Record and supported a license application for a contract to install wireless telephone infrastructure in the House of Representatives.
Referring to the Congressional Record, the Tax Court determined its review was not limited to deficiency cases.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh was recognized in the Congressional Record June 2 for establishing the world's first and largest pediatric transplant center and for its 25 years of service.
Sanders, Bernard [VT] "Library and Bookseller Records amendment" An amendment numbered 15 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit funds in the bill from being used to implement provisions of Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act which permits searches of library circulation records, library patron lists, book sales records, or book customer lists under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
The set includes the law in its final form, as well as a complete legislative chronology, bibliography, master table of documents, and report on the law, plus the Congressional Record, other bill versions, related hearings, and all other pertinent documents associated with the controversial new law.
Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater, Congressional Record, October 26, 1971
Besides the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor is the only other award sanctioned by both houses of the United States Congress and recipients are listed in the Congressional Record.
Today, I want to recognize Japan's recent outstanding contributions in support of ongoing reconstruction efforts in Iraq and the international campaign against terrorism,'' Henry Hyde, chairman of the House International Relations Committee, said in the Congressional Record, the official record of congressional proceedings.

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