Legislative Subject Terms

An alphabetical list of legislative subject terms including approximately 1,000 subjects, geographic entities, and organization names. Terms from this list are assigned to bills and resolutions after close examination by legislative analysts from the Congressional Research Service (CRS). One or more than one term may be assigned to describe a measure's substance and effects.

Find Bills by Subject and Policy Area provides subject term search guidance.

Subjects: 100th Congress (1987-1988)