Legislative History Resources

Legislative History: Step by Step

Documents Locator
Table of Library holdings including bill histories, committee minutes, bills, economic interest statements, introducers lists and term word indexes.

Legislative Committee Minutes
Click to view Library holdings of standing and non-standing committee minutes by year and name of committee in both paper and microfilm formats. Note: Legislative committee minutes are not a verbatim transcript of what was said in the committee, the minutes are a synopsis prepared by the clerk of the committee.

Bill Histories (1973-1984)

Bill Histories 1985-forward are available by selecting the year and entering the bill number into the “Find A Bill” search box in the header of the main NCGA webpage.

How to Locate Audio

Vote Information

General Statutes Commission Reports

Study Reports to the NCGA
Full text legislative study reports that have been digitized and are available online. To search all legislative study reports including those in print format use the Library Catalog and the Study Reports Query Program.

Guide to Pre-1943 General Statutes

Statutory Law and Legislation (NC)

Budget Information (NC)

How an Idea Becomes a Law (NC)