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Looking for Photographs of Early Legislators?

The State Archives has a treat for you! Check out these awesome photos of the NC Senate and House of Representatives, 1874 though the early 1990's.


Happy Thanksgiving from the NC Legislative Library!

The library will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week, but we’ll reopen at 8:00am Monday, December 1st.  Have a happy, safe Thanksgiving! 

2014 Occupancy Tax Overview!

The 2014 Occupancy Tax Overview is now available at the NCGA website.  You can find this useful Table at our Library’s Collections page under Legislative Publications or go to:  http://www.ncleg.net/documentsites/legislativepublications/Research%20Division/Occupancy%20Tax%20Overviews/Occupancy%20Tax%20Overview.pdf

Looking for Past Legislative Session Statistics?
The Library has compiled a chart beginning with the 1965 session through 2014 showing convening and adjournment dates, bill introductions, ratifications, and session length statistics for all regular and extra sessions.  You can find this chart at our Library’s Research page under Other Historical Resources or go to: http://www.ncleg.net/library/Documents/Legislative%20statistics.pdf
New Laws in Effect September 1st!

Click here to check out the public law provisions enacted during the 2013-2014 session with an effective date of September 1, 2014.

Any questions?  Contact a member of the Legislative Library staff at (919) 733-9390.

Library Closed for Labor Day!

The Legislative Library will be closed Monday, September 1, for Labor Day. Normal hours resume Tuesday, Sept. 2.  Any questions… please call 919-733-9390 for more information.

Now Available...Legislation with Effective Dates from July 1, 2014 through January 1, 2015!

The Library’s 2014 Effective Dates document is now available on the NCGA website.  It contains the major public law provisions enacted in 2013-2014 with effective dates from July 1, 2014 through January 1, 2015.  It will be updated regularly as more 2014 Session Laws are enacted.

Click here to view the document or you may access it from the Legislative Publications link on the Library webpage.

Wondering what laws have passed so far in the 2014 session?

View a list of the Chaptered Bills for 2014 by clicking here.  For a list all the 2013-2014 Session Laws click here.

If you have questions about how to locate session laws or any other legislative information...please don't hesitate to come by, email us or give us a call.

Curious about the NCGA Short Session?
Check out this informative blog entry about the NCGA Short Session from the UNC School of Government Coates’ Canons Blog.
Great Resource! Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)


The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a national digital library that brings together over  5 million and counting  photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more.

It provides a single online access point for anyone, anywhere to search and access digital collections containing America’s cultural, historical and scientific heritage. 

Take a look, and see what you can find!

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