House and Senate committees hearings are held to discuss proposed legislation, and often provide data and testimony of expert witnesses. Example: Underpaid Teachers and Crumbling Schools: How Underfunding Public Education Shortchanges America. House of Representatives:
Committee on Education and Labor, February 12, 2019.
House and Senate committees hearings are held to discuss proposed legislation, and often provide data and testimony of expert witnesses. Examples:
Climate change : status of the Kyoto Protocol after three years : joint hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, September 28, 2000. SuDoc. number: Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.106-808
Most hearings begin with Y 4. in the SuDoc number, followed by an abbreviation for the committee (F for Foreign Relations); at the end of the SuDoc, hearings are numbered consecutively throughout a Congress for each committee.
Tips for locating references to Hearings:
Hearings from a select number of House and Senate committees are available in print on Level B in the Babbidge Library from the 1950s to early 2000s. From 1976-present, most are included in the library catalog. SuDoc numbers for hearings begin with Y 4.
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