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Tracing Federal Legislation

Presidential Action

Presidential Vetoes. US Senate Library
Lists bill numbers and brief titles by President, and veto action (pocket veto or veto date, challenged/unchallenged and outcome.)

     Presidential Vetoes, 1789-1988
     In the Library: 1st Floor, Reference KF 42.2 1992

     Presidential Vetoes, 1989-2000
     In the Library: 1st Floor, Reference  KF 42.2 2001

Summary of Bills Vetoed 1789-present US Senate
Number and type of vetoes by each President, and number overridden.
     More about vetoes

Presidential Vetoes via Congress.gov
   1. Under the top search box, select More Options.
   2. Select a Congress or multiple Congresses, and/or enter a key word search.
   3. Under Legislative Actions, select Vetoes and pocket vetoes <search>

Veto messages:
Compilation of Presidential Documents. (1993-  via govinfo.gov )
     The official publication of materials released by the White House Press Secretary.

The Public Papers of the President ( various sources, 1929-   )
     An edited yearly cumulation of the daily/weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents.

 A compilation of the messages and papers of the presidents. [Washington-Harding, 1789-1922]
    In the Library: Lower Level J81 .B96g 20 volumes
    Online via Hathitrust (keyword searchable by volume)