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PhD in Translational Health Sciences: Finding Legislative Info

Introduction to library and information resources for students studying for a PhD in the translational sciences.

Research Guides

Research Guides
from the Gelman Library

Country Information

Government Information (U.S.)

Legislative Histories of US Laws

Legislative Research

Public Policy


News Sources

Health Policy Reference Center

Health policy information including access and delivery, administration, financing and economics, planning, quality, reform, health services research, and public health.

Additional resources Search engine for Congressional bills that have been proposed and enacted:

Statescape Bill Finder. Search engine for state legislation proposed this year:

Code of Federal Regulations (Cornell). Published in codified form.  Searchable by title and section number.  Title 42 for public health.:

OMB Regulatory Review Website. Shows federal regulations now or recently under review at OMB:

Books on Health Policy Legislation

LexisNexis & Proquest Congressional

Congressional Quarterly (CQ)