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Social Policy Resources

Welcome to the Social Policy Research Guide! Within this guide, you will find information and links to Social Policy related resources that you may find useful for your classwork and research.

Finding Legislation-Federal

The links below will connect you to federal legislative resources relevant to social policy research.

U.S. Congress-Legislation

U.S. Congress-Committee Reports

Committee reports are analyses and recommendations regarding legislation, and are very useful for ascertaining the purpose or intent of a bill. When the House and Senate cannot reconcile their different versions of the bill, a committee with members from both houses works out a compromise and issues a conference committee report.

U.S. Congress-Hearings

Other Sources for Finding Legislation