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Washington Legislative History

Outlines basic procedures for conducting legislative history research in Washington state.

Further Reading


  • Arthur C. Wang, Legislative History in Washington, 7 U. Puget Sound L. Rev. 571 (1984).

  • Isa Lang, Reading Between the Lines: Legislative History for Law Students, 79 Law Libr. J. 203 (1987).

  • Penny A. Hazelton, et al., Washington Legal Researcher’s Deskbook, Chapter 6 (3d ed. 2002).

  • Julie A. Heintz-Cho, Washington Legal Research (2d ed. 2009).

  • Helen A. Anderson, Statutory Interpretation in Washington, 63 Wash. St. B. News 30 (2009).

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