policy area term

What is policy area term?

policy area term meaning

The policy area term vocabulary consists of 32 legislative policy areas. One term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every bill or resolution. The policy area term vocabulary is consistently used for all bills and resolutions introduced since 1995 (104th Congress).

Policy Area terms display to the right of the bill Overview. Find Bills by Subject and Policy Area provides subject term search guidance.

See also, legislative subject term.


reference: Congress Glossary