U.S. Capitol

The Office of Congressional Information and Publishing facilitates and enhances congressional access to timely and authoritative legislative information and public policy expertise. In close consultation with authors, the office reviews, edits, publishes and provides graphics and production support for reports and related products. It organizes, analyzes and publishes legislative information, such as summaries of pending legislation provided through the Congress.gov platform and the Legislative Information System (LIS). The office also works in partnership with other Library units, the Clerk of the House of Representatives, the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office and other legislative branch offices in order to ensure accurate, timely and complete access to legislative information. The office develops innovative tools to improve understanding of legislative documents, responds to congressional queries about the use and content of legislative information systems, and maintains authoritative Member and staff data records.

Last Updated: 11/28/2018