Wednesday, January 17

Tours of the Capitol will be modified on Wednesday, January 17, due to a special event taking place in the Rotunda. Access to the Capitol Visitors Center will not be affected.

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.