For some federal communications laws, there are compiled legislative histories available in the Library. These compilations usually include bills, Congressional Record debates, reports and hearings. Examples include:
To find others, try a keyword search in our catalog using terms from the popular title of your act and the phrase "legislative history." (Example: cable and legislative history)
ProQuest Legislative Insight provides an online collection of compiled, searchable legislative histories, including:
For laws not covered by ProQuest Legistlative Insight, we suggest ProQuest Congressional as the single most comprehensive database for federal legislative history research. We recommend using the Advanced Search or -- if you want to search using citations to public laws, bills, or legislative history documents -- using the very precise Search by Number feature.