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1 Find It Free & Fast on the Internet: California Government Internet Resources: Federal, State & Local April 28, 2008 Oakland, California Patti Monk, Public Services Librarian Alameda County Law Library

2 Federal - Government Internet Resources Statutes, Bills, and Legislative Histories Agencies and Regulations Court Opinions, Forms, Rules, and Dockets

3 Federal – U.S. Code Official U.S. Code, U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the Law Revision Counsel U.S. Code, GPO, Access Prior codes from 1988 Edition and Supplement II; laws through 1/2/1991 Edition and Supplement II

4 U.S. Code - Official

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6 Federal – Statutes at Large, Public Laws Statutes at Large, GPO (Government Printing Office) 109th Congress, 1st Session (2005), Volume 119 Only) Public Laws, Library of Congress, Thomas 110 th Congress( )-93 rd Congress( ) Go to to sign up to receive listing of new public and private laws free via http://listserv.access.gpo.gov/

7 Public Laws, Library of Congress, Thomas

8 Federal – Legislative History Bills, Resolutions 93rd Congress (1973) through the current Congress Congressional Hearings 104th Congress ( ) through 110th Congress ( ) Committee Reports 104th Congress ( ) through 110th Congress ( ) Congressional Committee Prints 104th Congress ( ) through 110th Congress ( )

9 Congressional Hearings

10 Results of GPO Search for Hearings

11 110th Congress House Hearings] RECENT EVENTS IN THE CREDIT AND MORTGAGE

12 Federal Legislative History – Congressional Record Congressional Record, Library of Congress, Thomas  110th Congress ( ) through 101st Congress ( )  Search by keyword or name of member of Congress

13 Congressional Record

14 Federal - Regulations CFR through current year Federal Register (Volume 59) through 2008 (Volume 73) List of CFR Sections Affected through Go to to sign up to receive the Federal Register Table of Contents free via through the listserv FEDREGTOC-Lhttp://listserv.access.gpo.gov/FEDREGTOC-L

15 CFR

16 Results of Search Database: Code of Federal Regulations (current data)

17 Federal Agencies – Direct or List IRS SEC A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies (also state, local, & tribal governments) ex.shtml ex.shtml White House Federal Agencies and Commissions agencies.html agencies.html

18 A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies (also state, local, & tribal governments)

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20 Search for “regulations”

21 U.S. Supreme Court ndvolumes.html ndvolumes.html Volume 502 to the most current volume No charge unlike Pacer

22 Federal – Court Opinions - Pacer U.S. District Courts – Pacer –free opinions after District Court using CM/ECF version 2.4 Free Pacer Pilot Project at libraries: California federal depository libraries participating are: San Bernardino County Law Library, CA Sacramento County Public Law Library, CA

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24 Federal – USCA 9th Opinions – Web U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit  CM/ECF (case management/electronic case files) on March 3, notices with links for 1 free look court’s orders, calendars, opinions or other notices in your own case Pay for at Pacer opinions and dockets:  Opinions limited free at  Memoranda – unpublished memoranda & orders limited free at  FRAP & Local Circuit Rules – free  Calendar by month free

25 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit / /

26 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit – Slip Opinions

27 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit – Unpublished Dispositions

28 California U.S. District Courts’ Opinions see PACER U.S. District Court local web sites Free Rules, Forms, Calendars, & Popular Opinions U.S. District Court for the Northern District U.S. District Court for the Central District U.S. District Court for the Eastern District U.S. District Court for the Southern District

29 U.S. District Court for the Northern District

30 Federal – California U.S. Bankruptcy Courts’ Opinions (Pacer); Free Rules, Forms, Calendars United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of California - United States Bankruptcy Court Central District of California - United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of California - United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of California - Judge Newsome's Index of Ninth Circuit Decisions at newsomes-index-ninth-circuit-decisions newsomes-index-ninth-circuit-decisions

31 California State Government Internet Resources Statutes, Bills, and Legislative Histories Agencies and Regulations Find Court Opinions, Forms, Rules, and Dockets

32 California Constitution and Statutes California Constitution, current California Statutes from to present Statutes & Constitutions

33 California State Constitution

34 Search of California Constitution

35 California Constitution – full text ARTICLE 1 DECLARATION OF RIGHTS SECTION 1. All people are by nature free and independent and have inalienable rights. Among these are enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy. CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION ARTICLE 1

36 California Current Statutes

37 Statutes & Constitutions Choose Statutes Chose Statute, then Chapter

38 A Guide to Legislative Research By Office of the Chief Clerk, California State Assembly ATURE/documents/LegResearchGuide.pdf ATURE/documents/LegResearchGuide.pdf

39 ments/LegResearchGuide.pdf

40 California Bills 1993 to present California Bill Index California Bills Chaptered Bills (session laws)

41 Bill text, status, history, votes, committee analysis, floor analysis, votes, veto

42 Complete History of Assembly Bill No. 1634

43 Journals, example from1835

44 Statute 1981, Chapter 343

45 California State Assembly SLATURE/OFFICIALPUBS.HTM SLATURE/OFFICIALPUBS.HTM  Daily Journal, 1995 to present  Daily File – present session  Weekly History – present session  Tentative Legislative Calendar – current year  Assembly Handbook

46 California State Assembly

47 California State Senate Current Information dules.htp dules.htp  Senate Daily File  Senate Floor Session Schedule  Legislative Calendar and Deadlines  Senate Daily Journal – current session  Senate Hearings, Floor Sessions, and Press Conferences on web and TV see

48 California State Senate

49 California State Senate

50 California Code of Regulations - Current California Office of Administrative Law  Search for a Specific Regulatory Section Search for a Specific Regulatory Section  Search for Words Search for Words  List of CCR Titles List of CCR Titles  Agency List for CCR Agency List for CCR

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52 California Judiciary State of California Judicial Opinions  California Supreme Court from 1850; California Courts of Appeal from 1905; Appellate Department of Superior Court from 1934  Updated quarterly and within 6 months of publication California Supreme Court & Court of Appeals Slip Opinions available only for 120 days

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54 California Forms, Rules, Calendars, & Briefs California Judicial Council Forms California Rules of Court & Local Rules Calendars - California Supreme Court and the California Courts of Appeal bin/calendars.cgi?Courts=S bin/calendars.cgi?Courts=S

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56 California Superior Courts Superior Courts in California California Superior Court Judges Roster

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58 California County Ordinances List of California County Web Sites California County Codes  San Francisco Building Codes  Alameda County  Sonoma County Likely Format Not so likely  Alameda County

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61 California Municipal Ordinances  Likely Format

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63 Alameda County Administrative Code

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65 City of Berkeley Municipal Code and Zoning Ordinance

66 Boards Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board gs/regcov.html City of Oakland ties.html

67 Buy California Legislative Research Carolina Rose om/index.htm om/index.htm Legislative Research, Inc th Street, Ste. 220 Sacramento CA (800) Jan Raymond ouse.com ouse.com P.O. Box Davis, CA Phone: (888) Fax: (530)

68 Patti Monk, J.D., M.L.S. Public Services Librarian Alameda County Law Library 125 Twelfth Street Oakland, CA


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