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Government Information: IL Laws & Legislation

A guide to resources for those researching the federal Government, the Illinois government, the federal Census, and international government.

Illinois General Assembly

General Assembly Members House & Senate - Hyperlinked biographical sketches, list of bills proposed, and contact information. Can also find out who your representatives are by submitting your address.

Legislation & Laws - Browse or keyword search Bills, Resolutions, etc.

Public Acts - Browse or keyword search laws passed, by General Assembly.

House and Senate Journals (1997-present) - Daily record of what took place on the House or Senate Floor and who voted for/against a bill. Can keyword most of the prior Journals.

House & Senate Live Session Video/Audio - Watch or listen to the House Floor when the House is in session.

UIS Databases

UIS Print Resources

Illinois Compiled Statutes [REF KFI 1230 A2301] -- Laws of Illinois, arranged by subject.

Laws of Illinois [DOC.IL S 4.111] -- Official version of the laws passed by the General Assemby, in chronological order.

Legislative Synopsis & Digest [DOC. IL Y 4.L 52:L 52/] - Excellent print compilation of summaries of legislation, arranged chronologically, and list of when action was taken on the bill. Indexes in the back to find the public law number for a bill and vice versa.

Illinois Administrative Code

Researching Legislative History

Library Information