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Public Lessons from Private Laws

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Title:Public Lessons from Private Laws
Authors:Sinclair, Gwen
LC Subject Headings:Bills, private
Government publications
Date Issued:2017
Publisher:American Library Association
Citation:Sinclair, G. (2017). Public Lessons from Private Laws. DttP: Documents to the People 45(3), 20-26.
Abstract:This article will explore the most important types of private legislation, discuss the various Congressional committees that have considered private bills, review the legislative process, and provide some examples of private bills illustrating different problems that required private legislation in order to be resolved. The information value of reports on private laws and House and Senate records related to private laws will also be explored.
Description:Journal article published in DttP: Documents to the People, Vol 45, No 3 (Fall 2017)
Rights:This document is the accepted manuscript version of a published work that appeared in final form in DttP: Documents to the People. To access the final edited and published work see article
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Journal:DttP: Documents to the People
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