State Full Text of Bills Search Form

Use this form to search the State Full Text of Bills.

ValueDescription
Search termsEnter your search terms, using connectors to show the relationship between the terms.
Tips for using search connectors
Click on this link to view descriptions and examples of the connectors, such as AND, OR, AND NOT, etc., which you may use in constructing your search.
Terms and ConnectorsSelect this option to construct advanced queries.
Natural Language

Select this option to search using simple phrases.

Required Terms (Optional)If you select Natural Language, you may also enter terms in the Required Terms field. The system will not retrieve a document unless it contains the terms you enter in this field.
Session

Select from the drop-down list the state legislative session in which you want to search.

"I" icon
To learn more about the contents of a source, click on the "i" icon to the right of the drop-down list. The document that appears generally explains such things as: coverage, frequency, update schedule, content summary, publisher and available document sections.
$
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StateSelect the state on which to base your search. To select multiple states, hold down the Ctrl key and click on multiple items.
Bill TypeSelect the type of bill (e.g., House Bill, House Resolution, or Senate Bill) for which you are searching.
Bill NumberEnter a bill number only, excluding the bill type. For example, enter "100", not "H.R. 100".
VersionEnter the version of the bill you wish to search.
Specify date

You may narrow your search to documents published on a specific day or within the date range you specify. You have several options:

All available dates
To remove all date restrictions from your search, select All available dates from the drop-down list.
Today
To restrict your search to only results from the current day, select this option.
Date is...
To search a specific day, select the date on which you wish to search.
Date is before...
To search all documents published on or before a specific date, select the Date is before... option from the drop-down list and select the date.
Date is after...
To search all documents published on or after a specific date, select Date is after... in the drop-down list and select the date.
Date is between...
To specify a date range, select the date from which you wish to search in the first field and the date to which you wish to search in the second field.
Select a predefined date restriction
Select the appropriate time frame from the drop-down list.
Previous...
To specify all documents published in the previous n days, weeks, months or years, select Previous and select the value and the units of time (days, weeks, months, or years) across which you wish to search.
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