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Bills and Resolutions

There are 7,989 bills and resolutions currently before the United States Congress. Of those, only about 5% will become law. They must be enacted before the end of the 2013-2015 session (the “113th Congress”).

Coming Up This Week

1 bill or resolution is on the House and Senate calendars for the coming days. Once bills are scheduled for floor action, they typically have enough support to pass.

The House Majority Leader indicated the bill would be considered in the week ahead on Apr 08, 2014.

Status: This bill passed in the House on April 8, 2014 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Browse Bills by Status

Here is a breakdown of all 7,989 bills and resolutions currently before Congress:

Enacted Laws

There are 99 enacted bills and joint resolutions so far in this session of Congress.

Passed Resolutions

There are 439 passed resolutions so far in this session of Congress (for joint and concurrent resolutions, passed both chambers).

Got A Vote

There are 289 bills and joint/concurrent resolutions that had a significant vote in one chamber, making them likely to have further action.

Failed Legislation

There are 13 bills and resolutions that failed a vote on passage and are now dead or failed a significant vote such as cloture, passage under suspension, or resolving differences.

Other Legislation

There are 7,149 bills and resolutions that have been introduced, referred to committee, or reported by committee and await further action.

Browse Bills by Subject

NEW: Browse bills by the section of the United States Code they refer to.

Use the Library of Congress’s subject categorization of bills and resolutions to explore pending legislation in Congress.