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Citation Guide: Chicago

  Congressional Document

                           Chicago Manual 14.281-287

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  Debate

 

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       1st Footnote or Endnote
           17. Senator Kennedy of Massachusetts, speaking for the Joint Resolution
      
on Nuclear Weapons Freeze and Reductions, on March 10, 1982, to the Committee
      
on Foreign Relations, SJ Res. 163, 97th Cong., 1st sess., Cong. Rec. 128, pt.
       3: 3832-34.

       Bibliography
      
US Congress. Congressional Record. 97th Cong., 1st sess., 1982. Vol. 128, pt. 3.                        

 

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       1st Parenthetical Note
       Cited in text or in the following format as a supplementary footnote or
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           1. US Congress. Congressional Record. 1982. 97th Cong., 1st sess., Vol. 128,
       pt. 3: 3832-34.

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      Report or Document

 

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       1st Footnote or Endnote
           13. Select Committee on Homeland Security, Homeland Security Act of
      
2002, 107th Cong., 2d sess., 2002, HR Rep. 107-609, pt. 1, 11-12. 

       Bibliography
      
US Congress. House. Select Committee on Homeland Security. Homeland
          
Security Act of 2002. 107th Cong., 2d sess., 2002. HR Rep. 107-609,
           pt. 1.                

 

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       1st Parenthetical Note
       Cited in text or in the following format as a supplementary footnote or
       endnote

           3. US Congress, House, 2002, Select Committee on Homeland Security, 
       Homeland Security Act of 2002, 107th Cong., 2d sess., 2002, HR Rep. 107-609,

       pt. 1, 11-12.

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       Bill or Resolution

 

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           6. Save and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, H.R. 1599, 114th Cong.
       (2015).

       Bibliography
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       1st Parenthetical Note
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           10. Save and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, 2015, H.R. 1599, 114th
       Cong.

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 Hearing

 

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           13. Hearing before the Select Committee on Homeland Security, HR 5005,
       Homeland Security Act of 2002, day 3, 107th Cong., 2d sess., July 17, 2002,

       119-20.

       Bibliography
      
US Congress. House. Hearing before the Select Committee on Homeland Security.
           HR 5005. Homeland Security Act of 2002, day 3, 107th Cong., 2d sess.,
          
July 17,2002.

 

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           21. US Congress.House, 2002, Hearing before the Select Committee on   
       Homeland Security,
HR 5005, Homeland Security Act of 2002, day 3, 107th
      
Cong., 2d sess., July 17,
119-20.

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   Law or Statute

 

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           18. Homeland Security Acts of 2002, Pub. L. No. 107-296, 116 Stat. 2135 (2012).

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       1st Parenthetical Note
       Cited in text or in the following format as a supplementary footnote or

       endnote:      
           9. Homeland Security Acts of 2002, Public Law 107-296, US Statutes at Large
      
f116 (2002): 2163-64, Codified at US Code 6 (2002), §§ 101 et seq.
, 2163-64.

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      Legal Case

 

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           11. Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment, trans. Constance
Garnett.
       (Project Gutenberg, 2011), pt. 6, chap. 1, accessed September 13, 2011, 
       http://gutenberg.org/files/2554/2554-h/2554-h.htm.

       Bibliography
       Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Crime and Punishment. Translated by Constance
Garnett.  
           (Project Gutenberg, 2011), pt. 6, chap. 1, accessed
September 13, 2011,
           http://gutenberg.org/files/2554/2554-h/2554-h.htm.

 

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       1st Parenthetical Note
       Cited in text or in the following format as a supplementary footnote or endnote:      

           3. Fyodor Dostoevsky, 2011, Crime and Punishment. translated by Constance   
       Garnett, Project Gutenberg, pt. 6, chap. 1. Accessed September 13, 2011,
       http://gutenberg.org/files/2554/2554-h/2554-h.htm.
   

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