Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Due to a special event at the U.S. Capitol, the Capitol Visitor Center will be closed to tours from 8:30 a.m. February 28, to 1:00 p.m. March 1.

Legislative Highlights

The U.S. Constitution states that “The Congress shall have Power…To make all Laws.” The original laws enacted by Congress are preserved at the National Archives. This page highlights some of the most historically significant laws Congress has passed throughout the nation’s history.