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Library Resource Guide for: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

Types of Documents

This page explains different types and titles of documents produced by any of the three branches of government. If you were directed to the page from LexisNexis Congressional, please check to see what type of document you are searching for and click on the appropriate link below to retrieve a copy of it at Brown University.

Bill

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

Committee Prints

Congressional Record

Documents (House or Senate)

Executive Order

Federal Register

Hearing

Legislative History

Markups

Reports (House or Senate)

Regulations

Resolution (See Bill)

Serial Set

Statutes at Large (Law)

Supreme Court Decisions (Supreme Court Digest or Reports)

Testimony

United States Code Service (Law)

Vetoes

Votes

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Other Types of Federal Documents