Legislation Research Links

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

Illinois Legislation

Illinois Legislative News

Illinois State Senators & Representatives
A list of Illinois legislators and their contact information.

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

Capitol Fax
Statehouse news from Capitol reporter Rich Miller.

Illinois Legislative Research

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.

How a Bill Becomes a Law in Illinois

Legislative History

The Illinois Supreme Court Library provides a research guide for How to Research an Illinois Legislative History.

Federal 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 information.