Bill Status data includes all data from the existing Bill Summaries data set. Bill Status data references and compliments the Congressional Bills data set. Consult the Bill Status XML Bulk Data user guide for more in-depth information about Bill Status data.
Bill Status bulk data may be imported into spreadsheets and databases. You will find it easier to do if you have some experience working with XML data.
Additional guidance for use of Congress.gov data on web pages:
More information regarding Congressional bulk data from the House and Senate:
- Legislative Documents in XML at the United States House of Representatives
- XML Sources Available on Senate.gov
Availability of Bill Status data is a joint effort by the Government Publishing Office (GPO), the Library of Congress (LOC), the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Office of the Secretary of the Senate. This Technology Timeline highlights similar and complementary legislative branch agency efforts.