National Laws 72% open

United States

What data is expected?

This data category requires all national laws and statutes to be available online, although it is not a requirement that information on legislative behaviour e.g. voting records is available.

  • Content of the law / status
  • Date of last amendment
  • Amendments to the law (if applicable)

How open is the data?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3

Data format

HTML

Data Location

  • https://www.congress.gov/search?searchResultViewType=ex - Search of all the laws that hava passed
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    Downloadable at once No
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML
    findable 3
    findable_steps Went to congress.gov, there is a direct link to the legislation and then it can be filtered.
    licence_url https://www.congress.gov/legal/#copyright
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 3
    collector_name Library of Congress
    characteristics Content of the law / status, Date of last amendment, Amendments to the law (if applicable)
    location https://www.congress.gov/search?searchResultViewType=ex - Search of all the laws that hava passed

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Michael Beatty
    Submitters   Oscar Montiel
    Last modified   Fri Feb 03 2017 16:02:03 GMT+0000 (UTC)