THOMAS to Get a Face Lift

It looks like THOMAS, the Legislative Info System from the Library of Congress is being redesigned. According to a press release, the updated site will be released on January 4th.

Here are illustrations of the major changes: (Please note that the pages below are for information and illustration only. Searches and links on the pages do not work.)

  • The homepage, with better organized links and with the addition of two new features:
    • a link to the latest issue of the Daily Digest
    • a search for most recent legislative action (“Action Yesterday”)
  • Combination of Bill Text and Bill Summary & Status links into a single Bills & Resolutions page for simple, basic searches
  • Combination of all Congressional Record and Congressional Record Index links into one page
  • Addition of the capability to search Bill Text across multiple Congresses

Source: beSpacific