How to Compile a Pennsylvania Legislative History

Debates, Remarks, Comments

The source for debates/remarks made in the House or Senate on a particular bill is the Legislative Journal of the House and the Senate. Comments may be found in the Appendix volumes (not published for every Assembly). Search the Table of Contents by subject or by name of the act.

Committee Reports

Jenkins does not receive the Committee Reports for Pennsylvania House or Senate Bills; therefore, you may need to consult the following telephone sources:

  • Senate Library Committee Reports: 717.787.6120
  • House Records Center: 717.783.3866
  • Joint State Government Commission. 717.787.4397
  • For current reports contact the committee directly