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Intermediate User Scenario - Members & Committees

Who Neha, a first year graduate student
Class Legislative Process
Assignment Select a current news topic and find out what hearings Congress has held on the topic in the last year on that topic; find out when the hearings were held, which committees held them, and who participated
Objective Find information about congressional committee hearings
Starting Info Neha is interested in the No Child Left Behind Act and so she wants to know if Congress has held any hearings on that topic during the last year


  1. Selects Committees from the Members & Committees option on the navigation bar.
  2. Types No Child Left Behind Act into the Keyword search box.
  3. Leaves the search default at Any Committee, and leaves the committee box blank since she is not looking for information from a particular committee.
  4. Selects the Committee Schedule option from the Types No Child Left Behind Act into the Restrict by Keywords box.
  5. Clicks the title to open a record and find information on hearing participants.


If you are looking for information on a specific committee, but aren’t sure of the committee name, click the Look up a Committee link to find committee name options.

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