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Law Library: Nevada Resources

Law Library: Nevada Resources

State Agency Databases - GODORT In every US State and the District of Columbia, agencies are creating databases of useful information - information on businesses, licensed professionals, plots of land, even dates of fish stocking. Some of this content is available on search engines, but much of it is part of the invisible web. Since July 2007, librarians and other government information specialists have been working on identifying and annotating these databases in one place. We've chased across fifty state web sites so you don't have to! ALA RUSA named this site one of its Best Free Reference Web Sites of 2012!! Information here changes from time to time. If you have questions about this project, please contact: Daniel Cornwall, SADATFS Project Coordinator State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States SADATFS Volunteer Guide for prospective and current volunteers. Click on a state name below to find a list of databases by agency. Alabama - Paula L. Databases by Selected Subjects Other Project Resources

Sources of Compiled Legislative History Added to Title Information Links HeinOnline has made another one of it's useful resources more accessible and easier to use. The database derived from Nancy Johnson's Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories: A Bibliography of Government Documents, Periodical Articles, and Books, and accessible from the U.S. To make this content easier to access for our users, we have recently added the relevant database entry to the information links for each of the Legislative History titles in the U.S. All of the information you would normally see when viewing the database has been included in the link, plus one added feature. It is our hope that bringing all of these sources together with just a few clicks of the mouse will streamline research projects and reduce time spent navigating to different online sources.

Current Public Inspection Documents This site displays a prototype of a “Web 2.0” version of the daily Federal Register. It is not an official legal edition of the Federal Register, and does not replace the official print version or the official electronic version on GPO’s Federal Digital System ( The articles posted on this site are XML renditions of published Federal Register documents. Each document posted on the site includes a link to the corresponding official PDF file on This prototype edition of the daily Federal Register on will remain an unofficial informational resource until the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register (ACFR) issues a regulation granting it official legal status. The OFR/GPO partnership is committed to presenting accurate and reliable regulatory information on with the objective of establishing the XML-based Federal Register as an ACFR-sanctioned publication in the future.

CQ Press Political Reference Suite of Online Editions Congress Collection A data-rich research and reference tool that provides historical analysis of members of Congress, their legislative voting behavior, interest groups, and their interactions in crafting public policy. CQ Almanac Authoritative analysis on the major legislation and actions of congress for each year since 1945. Unique data on the voting patterns of Congress members provide insight into the legislative process and history of the institution. CQ Researcher A database of in-depth, authoritative reports on a full range of political and social-policy issues extending back to 1923 — each report is footnoted and includes an overview, background section, chronology, bibliography and debate-style pro-con feature, plus tools to study the evolution of the topic over time. CQ Weekly Encyclopedia of American Government A comprehensive introduction to American government. Political Handbook of the World Politics in America Public Affairs Collection State Stats Supreme Court Collection

NV Energy customers may get zapped for conserving - Wednesday, May 4, 2011 | 2:01 a By David McGrath Schwartz Wednesday, May 4, 2011 | 2:01 a.m. The state’s electric company wants to raise power bills by as much as 5 percent for Southern Nevadans as compensation for the loss of electricity sales because customers are more power-efficient. NV Energy said programs it funds, such as subsidizing energy-efficient light bulbs and helping customers replace old air conditioners and refrigerators, will result in a loss of $35 million in energy sales this year in Clark County. A rate increase of almost 5 percent will reimburse the utility for its loss, it has told the Nevada Public Utilities Commission. NV Energy is asking for $7.5 million from Northern Nevada customers, a 3 percent rate increase. The PUC is expected this month to rule on the request, which is facing opposition from the Consumer Protection Bureau, part of the attorney general’s office, as well as PUC staff. Some economic development experts worry high energy prices will hurt the state’s competitiveness.

Legislative Branch (statutory law) - Introduction to Legal Research - LibGuides at Georgia State University College of Law A researcher will not always have a statute citation when they begin their research. In these circumstances, a researcher will have to locate a statute (if one exists) on their topic through a variety of methods. Not all law is statutory law. Some laws can be case law or administrative law. Therefore, do not get discouraged if you cannot find a statute on your particular issue. The following are ways to search for a statute using the code itself: Tables of Contents: All statutory codes will have a table of conetents. Statutory Index: The subject index allows users to search for their issues based on a structured index. Popular Name Table: Allows users to search for statutes based on the popular name of the legislation. The following are other methods for locating a statute citation: Legal Encyclopedias: Sources like American Jurisprudence and Corpus Juris Secundum can provide users with annotations to statutes.

untitled 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585 202-586-5000 The Department of Energy's mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex. Organizational Chart The Department of Energy (DOE) was established by the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7131), effective October 1, 1977, pursuant to Executive Order 12009 of September 13, 1977. Secretary The Secretary decides major energy policy and planning issues; acts as the principal spokesperson for the Department; and ensures effective communication and working relationships with the public and with Federal, State, local, and tribal governments. Intelligence and Counterintelligence Health, Safety and Security Energy Programs Renewable Energy Fossil Energy Nuclear Energy Indian Energy Policy and Programs Employment

Federal Legislative History Home » Billstop The main sources for legislative history research are Thomas and Lexis Nexis Congressional. Another source to check out are the Congress/Legislative Branch resources guide maintained by the Doe/Moffitt Library. For historical research the U.S. HeinOnline has a U.S Federal Legislative History Library that contains Sources of Compiled Legislative History Database and U.S. There are also a number of specialized news sources that cover Congressional activity. Committee Reportstop Hearings/Testimonytop Congressional Debatetop Other Documentstop Committee Prints House and Senate Documents Presidential Documentstop Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: This is available in hard copy at Boalt, and Westlaw (Federal Materials Other Administrative & Executive Material)