National Laws 65% 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?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format HTML
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
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

Data location   https://www.congress.gov/search?searchResultViewType=ex - Search of all the laws that hava passed
Data licence   https://www.congress.gov/legal/#copyright
Data format   HTML
Reviewer   Michael Beatty
Submitters   Oscar Montiel
Last modified   Fri Feb 03 2017 16:02:03 GMT+0000 (UTC)