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Occasionally metadata or document texts are not tracked or processed as expected. Known instances of missing data and unusual circumstances will be listed here, organized by Congress.

All Congresses

  • There are no House or Senate bills or resolutions since 1973 with committee as sponsor.
  • There are no Senate amendments since the 97th Congress with committee as sponsor.

114th Congress

H.R. 2834 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 112th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 2834

112th Congress

H.R. 1950 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 112th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 1950

111th Congress

H.R. 1107 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 111th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 1107
H.R.1983 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 111th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 1983
H.R.2834 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 111th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 2834
H.R.3237 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 111th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 3237
H.R.6161 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 111th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 6161

110th Congress

Kendrick Meek is not listed as a co-sponsor of H.R. 900. H.R. 900
H.R. 985 was not referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. H.R. 985
H.Con.Res. 271 and H.Res. 1396 have no published bill text versions. H.Con. Res 271

H.Res. 1396
H.Amdt. 67 was not used, possibly due to a numbering error, as H.Amdt. 66 and H.Amdt. 68 are listed as Amendment 007 and 008 to H.R. 1401. H.R. 1401
H.Amdt.1128 through H.Amdt.1135 were not used, possibly due to a numbering error, as H.Amdt.1127 and H.Amdt.1136 are listed as Amendment 003 and 004 to H.R. 3999. H.R. 3999
H.R.4780 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 110th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 4780

109th Congress

H.Con.Res. 58 has an EH (Engrossed in House) text version that does not apply to this resolution. H.Con.Res. 58 was not agreed to in House. H.Con.Res. 58
H.Con.Res.286 has an ATH (Agreed to House) text version, but H.Con.Res.286 was not agreed to in House. H.Con.Res 286
H.R. 6346 has an ATH (Agreed to House) text version, but H.R. 6346 was not agreed to in House. H.R. 6346
S. 2363 has an RFH (Referred in House) text version, but S. 2363 was held at the desk after receipt from the Senate and not referred to a House committee. S. 2363
S. 4055 has an RFH (Referred in House) text version but S. 4055 was held at the desk after receipt from the Senate and not referred to a House committee. S. 4055
H.R.3039 is a codification measure. Codification measures were not drafted in XML during the 109th Congress, therefore XML/HTML text formats should not be expected to be available from Congress.gov nor from FDsys. H.R. 3039
H.R. 5652 is incorrectly listed in the Congressional Record Daily Digest June 22, 2006 on page D690 as being approved for House Committee on International Relations action by the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations. The bill was not approved by the subcommittee for full committee action although the other bills in the Daily Digest are correctly listed. Congressional Record, 06/22/06

H.R. 5652
S.Con.Res. 60 is incorrectly listed in the Congressional Record Daily Digest July 24, 2006 on page D827 as being cleared for the President. Concurrent resolutions are not sent to the President. Congressional Record, 07/24/06

S.Con.Res. 60
S. 403 is incorrectly listed in the Congressional Record Daily Digest September 26, 2006 on page D1037 as being cleared for the President. The bill passed the House with an amendment on September 26, 2006. Congressional Record, 09/26/06

S. 403

108th Congress

H.Con.Res. 142 has an RFS (Referred in Senate) text version, but H.Con.Res. 142 was not referred to a Senate committee. H.Con.Res. 142
H.R. 891 through H.R. 898 are misnumbered in the Congressional Record of February 25, 2003, in the list of Public Bills and Resolutions introduced. Congressional Record, 02/25/03
H.Amdt. 804 was not used, possibly due to a numbering error, as H.Amdt. 803 and 805 exist as Amendment 019 to H.R. 10 and Amendment 001 to S. 2760, respectively. H. Amdt. 803

H.Amdt. 805
S. 691 has a RH (Reported in House) text version that does not apply to this bill. S. 691 had no Senate floor action and was not sent to the House. S. 691
S. 720 has a ES (Engrossed in Senate) text version with no accompanying action. The Senate passed H.R. 663 in lieu of S. 720. S. 720

107th Congress

H.R. 69 and H.R. 77 through H.R. 81 were misnumbered in the Congressional Record of January 3, 2001. The Congressional Record of January 6, 2001 contains the correctly numbered bills. Congressional Record, 01/03/01

Congressional Record, 01/06/01
H.Amdt. 529 was not used, possibly due to a numbering error, as H.Amdt. 528 and H.Amdt. 530 are listed as Amendment 002 to H.R. 2733 and Amendment 001 to H.R. 4687, respectively. H.Amdt. 528

H.Amdt. 530

106th Congress

H.R. 2466 was cleared for the White House but never presented to the President. H.R. 2466
H.Amdt. 564 was not used, possibly due to a numbering error, as H.Amdt.563 and 565 exist as A001 and A002 to H.Con.Res.218 respectively. H.Amdt. 563

H. Amdt. 565
S. 2545 has no published bill text versions. S. 2545 Text in Congressional Record
S. 3126 has no published bill text versions. S. 3126 Text in Congressional Record

105th Congress

H.Res. 196 has an ATS (Agreed to Senate) text version but the resolution was not agreed to in Senate. House resolutions do not generally go to the Senate. The ATS version was perhaps intended to be an ATH version. H.Res. 196
H.Res. 611, an impeachment resolution, has Senate status steps and RDS (Received in Senate) and ENR (Enrolled Bill) text versions. This is unusual because House resolutions do not generally go to the Senate. H.Res. 611
H.Res. 614, concerned with impeachment, has RDS (Received in Senate) and ENR (Enrolled Bill) text versions. This is unusual because House resolutions do not generally go to the Senate. H.Res. 614
H.R. 4328 was enacted into law but an ENR (Enrolled) version of the bill was not published. See the Public Law text for the final version of the bill. H.R. 4328
H.Amdt. 481 was not used, possibly due to a numbering error, as H.Amdt.480 and 482 exist as A001 to H.Res. 322 and A001 to H.Con.Res. 131, respectively. H.Amdt. 480

H. Amdt. 482
H.Amdt. 917 was not used, possibly due to a numbering error, as H.Amdt. 916 and 918 exist as A001 to HR 2621 and A001 to H.R. 4579, respectively. H.Amdt. 916

H. Amdt. 918
H.Amdt. 932 was not used, possibly due to a numbering error, as H.Amdt. 931 and 933 exist as A001 to HR 4326 and A001 to H.Res 594, respectively. H.Amdt. 931

H.Amdt. 933

The final Senate Calendar of Business for the first session of the 105th Congress did not include a calendar depicting the days in session for 1997.

Past Days in Session of the U.S. Congress

104th Congress

H.Res. 349 has an ATH (Agreed to House) text version but Bill Summary & Status and the Congressional Record History of Bills show no action that would have resulted in this text. H.Res. 349 was not agreed to in House. H.Res. 349
H.R. 3019 was enacted into law but an ENR (Enrolled) version of the bill was not published. See the Public Law text for the final version of the bill. H.R. 3019
S.Res. 49 has an ATS (Agreed to Senate) text version but Bill Summary & Status and the Congressional Record History of Bills show no action that would have resulted in this text. S.Res. 49 was indefinitely postponed in Senate. S.Res. 49
S. 1322 has an RFH (Referred in House) text version dated 12-15-1995 but Bill Summary & Status and the Congressional Record History of Bills show no action that would have resulted in this text. This date is after S. 1322 became law. S. 1322
S. 1795 has no published bill text versions. S. 1795
The final Senate Calendar of Business for the first session of the 104th Congress did not include a calendar depicting the days in session for 1995. Past Days in Session of the U.S. Congress

103rd Congress

H.Res. 419 has no published bill text versions. H.Res. 419
H.R. 4299 has an EAH (Engrossed Amendment House) text version that does not apply to this bill. The EAH version of H.R. 4299 is actually the EAH version of H.R. 4429. H.R. 4299
S.Res. 14 shows no published bill text versions, but the ATS (Agreed to Senate) version of S. 14 is actually the ATS version of S.Res. 14. S.Res. 14
S.Res. 45 has an ATS (Agreed to Senate) text version that is actually the bill as reported from the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. S.Res. 45 was not agreed to in Senate. S.Res. 45
S. 442 has an EAH (Engrossed Amendment House) text version with a date of October 5, 1993, that does not apply to this bill. The EAH version of S. 442 may be related to H.R. 618, which passed the House amended on October 5, 1993. S. 442
S. 1685 has an RFH (Referred in House) text version but Bill Summary & Status and the Congressional Record History of Bills show no action that would have resulted in this text. S.1685 was held at the desk after receipt from the Senate and not referred to a House committee. S. 1685
H.Amdt. 300 was not used. This may be due to a numbering error, but H.Amdt.301 is listed as A002 to H.R. 1340, which suggests that there is extant but missing data or an error in the House numbering process. The previous amendment, H.Amdt. 299, is listed as A018 to H.R. 2401. H.Amdt. 299

H. Amdt. 301
H.Amdt. 383 was not used.This may be due to a numbering error, but H.Amdt. 384 is listed as A002 to H.Con.Res. 170, which suggests that there is extant but missing data or an error in the House numbering process. The previous amendment, H.Amdt. 382, is listed as A001 to H.R. 1036. H. Amdt. 382

H.Amdt. 384
S.Amdt. 2582 and S.Amdt. 2583 were amendments proposed during consideration of Nomination PN1372, but their records are not present in LIS data. Nomination PN1372