About the ISBA

Legislative Links

About the ISBA Legislative Affairs Department: What we do and who we are.

Illinois Legislation

Illinois Legislative News

Illinois House and Senate Schedules
Legislative session calendars, courtesy of the Illinois General Assembly. 

First Reading
The Illinois Legislative Research Unit produces First Reading, an after-session publication summarizing legislative activity.

Capitol Fax
Statehouse news from Capitol reporter Rich Miller.

Illinois Legislative Research

Illinois Statutes and Legislation
Illinois statutes, public acts, bills, and the Illinois Constitution are online courtesy of the Illinois General Assembly, and the Legislative Information Service offers a free bill-tracking service.

Legislative Research FAQ
Helpful Illinois legislative research pointers from the ISBA. 

Researching Illinois Legislative History
Detailed guidance from the

How A Bill Becomes A Law In Illinois
(from the Illinois House Democrats).

Illinois State Senators & Representatives
A list of Illinois legislators. 

Federal, Other States Legislation

Tracking Current Federal Legislation and Regulations
Congressional Research Service offers a pdf Guide to Basic Sources.

The U.S. Code and Federal Legislation
The U.S. Code is online, and the U.S. Congress' excellent Thomas legislative information service provides bill status and related info.

Full-Text State Statutes and Legislation on the Internet