Notifications Enhancements for November 2021, Part 2

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We are pleased to bring you the enhancements for November of 2021, Part 2. 

Enhancement – Email Alerts and Updates – Appropriations Alert

  • Go to the redesigned Get Email Alerts and Updates page to see the full list of email alerts, updates and RSS feeds available for you to keep up with Congressional activity and current legislation.
  • To get alerts on appropriations legislation for the current fiscal year, use the Get alerts link under the heading Appropriations Measures Considered by Congress.
  • You will receive an email when new appropriations bills are introduced or when any current appropriations bills are updated.

Enhancement – Congressional Record – Search

  • Congress checkboxes on the Congressional Record search form give you the option to limit your search to 1995-2022 (Daily Edition issues) or Historical (1909-1994) (Bound Edition volumes).
  • Options for searching only headings and Members Remarks are disabled when you select only Historical Congresses.
  • Tooltips, visible when you move your cursor over the icon next to a Congress checkbox, display helpful reminders and link to the Congressional Record help page for more details.

Enhancement – Browse – Congress Type Ahead

  • Start typing to select a Congress on the Browse page, a directory of frequently-requested resources, lists of legislation and more.
  • Links to House and Senate calendars are available for previous Congresses under Congressional Activity.

Enhancement – Glossary of Legislative Terms – Improved Accessibility

  • Definitions are no longer collapsed in the Glossary of Legislative Terms, improving accessibility and allowing you to get the information you need with fewer clicks.

Enhancement – Congressional Record – Bound Edition