Committee prints are publications used by Congressional committees for various purposes. They are generated primarly for internal use by the committee.
According to the Government Printing Office website, "some basic varieties of committee prints include: draft reports and bills, directories, statistical materials, investigative reports, historical reports, situational studies, confidential staff reports, hearings, and legislative analyses."
Example of committee prints:
BROADENING THE BILATERAL: SEIZING THE OPPORTUNITY FOR MEANINGFUL U.S.-CHINA COLLABORATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
U.S. TAX SHELTER INDUSTRY: THE ROLE OF ACCOUNTANTS, LAWYERS, AND FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS
|Congressional Committee Prints||mid-1800s - 1969||Fiche cabinets: #43, Drawers 2 - 6|
|Congressional Committee Prints||1970 -||Fiche cabinets: #26 - 32|
*Note: The index to the CIS Committee Prints microfiche set covering the mid-1800s - 1969 is printed separately and is located in Reference. This index can be searched electronically on Proquest Congressional.
*Note: After 1969, the Committee Prints are part of the CIS Congressional microfiche set.