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This links to a specific page in the Congressional Record via the Government Printing Office, and displays the year and volume citation.

This template code was modified from {{Template:UnitedStatesCode}}


Use: {{USCongRec|Year|Section|Page|date=optional}}

  • Year: Year the Congressional Record covers (1995-2007). (Earlier years are not available)
  • Section: Section of the Congressional Record:
    • H: House Pages Section
    • S: Senate Pages Section
    • E: Pages from Extensions of Remarks Section
    • D: Pages from Daily Digest Section
  • Page: Page number (#) within above section.
  • Date: Date of the debate in the Congressional Record (optional).


{{USCongRec|2007|H|1}} returns:
2007 Congressional Record, Vol. 153, Pg. H1
(First Page of the House proceedings of the 110th Congress)

{{USCongRec|2004|D|1}} returns:
2004 Congressional Record, Vol. 150, Pg. D1
(Daily Digest Page from the opening day of the 2nd Session of the 108th Congress)

{{USCongRec|1999|S|1457|date=February 12, 1999}} returns:
1999 Congressional Record, Vol. 145, Pg. S1457 (February 12, 1999)
(A page from the February 12, 1999 edition, during the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton)

{{USCongRec|2005|E|1|date=January 4, 2005}} returns:
2005 Congressional Record, Vol. 151, Pg. E1 (January 4, 2005)
(Extension of Remarks from January 4, 2005)

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{{UnitedStatesCode}}, {{USC}}, {{usc}} Title Section (end of section range)   (pipe) United States Code via Cornell University's Legal Information Institute
{{UnitedStatesCode2}}, {{USC2}}, {{usc2}} Title Section Description   USC via Cornell: description of the section
{{UnitedStatesCodeSec}}, {{USCSec}} Title Section   (pipe) USC via Cornell: when citing one of a series of USC sections, where it would be redundant to display the full citation for each section, this template can be used to display only the section number.
{{UnitedStatesCodeSub}}, {{USCSub}} Title Section Up to 6 levels of "sub" Access to subsection/paragraph/subparagraph/clause/... to allow correct hyperlinking to the anchors embedded in the Cornell pages.
{{USCSub2}}, {{uscsub2}} Title Section Up to 6 levels of "sub" Combines 'USCSec' and 'USCSub', eliminating redundancy when citing subsections / subparagraphs / &c.
{{Usc-clause}} Title Section Clause   USC via Cornell: allows clauses
{{Usc-title-chap}}, {{usctc}} Title Chapter (Subchapter)   (pipe) USC via Cornell: title/chapter links
{{USIRC}} Section     Internal Revenue Code {{UnitedStatesCode}}
{{USStat}}, {{usstat}} Volume Page     Statutes at Large via the Library of Congress, the Government Printing Office, or Google Books
{{USPL}}, {{uspl}} Congress Ordinal law   Public Law via GPO Access
{{USStatute}} Congress Ordinal law (Volume) (Page)   Combines {{USPL}} and {{USStat}}, then add optional Year ({{{5}}}), Month ({{{6}}}), Day ({{{7}}})
{{USBill}} Congress Bill type (S, SJ, HR, HJ) Bill number (1-?)   (pipe) Congressional bills via THOMAS
{{USHRollCall}}, {{USHVote}} Year Vote House Roll call vote via Clerk.House.gov
{{USSRollCall}}, {{USSVote}} Congress Session Vote Senate Roll call vote via Senate.gov
{{USCongRec}} Year Section Page (date)   Congressional Record via GPO Access
{{Federal Register}}, {{USFR}}, {{USFedReg}} Volume Page   Federal Register via GPO Access
{{Federal reporter}} Series Volume Case (+ optional parameters) Federal Reporter via Wikisource or OpenJurist
{{CodeFedReg}}, {{USCFR}} Volume Part Section (Clause)   Code of Federal Regulations via GPO Access
{{ExecutiveOrder}} Number   Executive Orders via Wikisource
{{USSG}} Chapter Section U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines (2009) via the U.S. Sentencing Commission website
{{USSGSub}} Chapter Section Up to 3 levels of "sub" U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines (2009) via the U.S. Sentencing Commission website
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