You can search for keywords or specific bill numbers.
To search for a specific bill:
- Enter the bill prefix for that state, the chamber, and the bill number, PA SB 219 for example
- You can also sort your search results, hone your search with filters, and use boolean operators to create more complex queries.
If you like the search you've done:
- Click "Save This Search" on the left-hand side and you can conduct that same search again with the click of a button
- You can also convert that search into a Discovery Alert to receive email notifications of any newly introduced legislation or regulations that meet that search criterion.
To filter search results:
The exact number of filters available to you will depend on the type of legislation you choose to Search. Below is a list of the available filters by content.
|Legislature||Which of the 50 states and/or the District of Columbia are displayed. Press “Select Legislatures” and then use the Select Legislatures flyout modal to Select All, Deselect All, or choose one or more legislatures. Dismiss the modal by pressing the X in the upper right.|
|Session||Display the current session or all sessions.|
Which reported statuses are displayed. Mark checkboxes to make selections. Options include:
Display content based on document type. Mark checkboxes to make selections. Options include:
Display only legislation from one or more selected chambers. Mark checkboxes to make selections. Options include:
Select checkboxes to filter on one or more of 36 categories determined by FiscalNote. All but Commendations & Memorials have additional subcategories you may choose to filter with, as well. The categories are as follows:
Filters the display to only include bills whose last action is between your chosen From and To dates.
Click each date field to activate a calendar. Navigate through months and years using the arrows at the top of the calendar. Select the desired date.
|Primary Sponsor||Type a name to receive a list of options. Select the result by which you wish to filter.|
|Co-Sponsor||Type a name to receive a list of options. Select the result by which you wish to filter.|