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Obtaining a Federal Document

Federal documents have increasingly become available on the Internet, through the Government Printing Office website, the various websites of federal agencies and the Library of Congress' Thomas website. If you can't find what you need online, however, you should be able to obtain it through one of the following resources.

House of Representatives Document Room
TheĀ House of Representatives Document Room provides many congressional documents free of charge. To obtain materials, call (202) 226-5200 or email the Document Room.

Government Printing Office
TheĀ Government Printing Office provides government documents, including information from federal agencies, and many non-congressional materials. Fees are applied to each order. To obtain materials, call (202) 512-0000 or email their customer help center.