Need to keep tabs on key federal legislation?

BVWireIssue #46-2
July 19, 2006

We’re currently keeping track of several important BV-related Congressional Bills, including H.R. 5683, the proposal to repeal the “Death Tax” (see the June #45-4 of the BVWire™, available at In the process, we’ve discovered a useful site, GovTrack, which “fetches” the status of federal legislation from official websites and then feeds updates to those who sign up for the free monitoring function: Keep in mind that these updates lag a day or two behind those posted at THOMAS, the U.S. Library of Congress site that is the major source for legislative feeds, and also provides the latest on Congressional votes, sponsors, and newly-made public laws (but does not provide automatic updates):

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