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Presidential Documents

What are Signing Statements?

Signing Statements: written pronouncements made by the President upon signing a bill into law.

Other Statements: written statements made by the President upon vetoing a bill or transmitting proposed legislation to Congress.

Where Can I find Signing Statements?

Signing Statements are published in:

Legislative Communication

Legislative communications other than signing statements are usually published in the Congressional Record and as House documents. Find them in the databases listed and linked below.

  • Congressional Record (FDsys, ProQuest Congressional, LexisNexis)

House Documents (FDsys, U.S. Serial Set in ProQuest Congressional, LexisNexis)

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