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Add sample files and PDF version of user guide

Adding sample bill status xml files and a PDF version of the user guide.
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jonquandt committed Dec 7, 2015
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<houseOfRepresentatives>5</houseOfRepresentatives>
</actionByCounts>
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<billReferrals>1</billReferrals>
<introducedInHouse>1</introducedInHouse>
<introducedInTheHouse>1</introducedInTheHouse>
<placeholderTextForH>1</placeholderTextForH>
<prayer>1</prayer>
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<item>
<actionDate>2015-05-01</actionDate>
<committee>
<name>Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee</name>
<systemCode>hsju10</systemCode>
</committee>
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<sourceSystem>
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<name>House committee actions</name>
</sourceSystem>
<text>Subcommittee Hearings Held.</text>
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</item>
<item>
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</committee>
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<code>1</code>
<name>House committee actions</name>
</sourceSystem>
<text>Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.</text>
<type>Placeholder Text for H11000</type>
</item>
<item>
<actionCode>H11100</actionCode>
<actionDate>2015-04-16</actionDate>
<committee>
<name>Judiciary Committee</name>
<systemCode>hsju00</systemCode>
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<links />
<sourceSystem>
<code>2</code>
<name>House floor actions</name>
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<text>Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.</text>
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</item>
<item>
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<actionDate>2015-04-16</actionDate>
<committee />
<links />
<sourceSystem>
<code>9</code>
<name>Library of Congress</name>
</sourceSystem>
<text>Introduced in House</text>
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<sourceSystem>
<code>9</code>
<name>Library of Congress</name>
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<text>Introduced in House</text>
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</item>
</actions>
<amendments />
<billNumber>45</billNumber>
<billType>HJRES</billType>
<calendarNumbers />
<cboCostEstimates />
<constitutionalAuthorityStatementText><![CDATA[<pre>From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [<a href='http://www.gpo.gov'>www.gpo.gov</a>]By Mr. FRANKS of Arizona:H.J. Res. 45.Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuantto the following:Article V of the U.S. Constitution: ``The Congress,whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary,shall propose Amendments to this Constitution . . .''____________________[Page H2310]</pre>]]></constitutionalAuthorityStatementText>
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<billCommittees>
<item>
<activities>
<item>
<date>2015-04-16T13:06:35Z</date>
<name>Referred to</name>
</item>
</activities>
<chamber>House</chamber>
<name>Judiciary Committee</name>
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<item>
<activities>
<item>
<date>2015-05-01T15:28:46Z</date>
<name>Hearings by</name>
</item>
<item>
<date>2015-04-17T18:32:46Z</date>
<name>Referred to</name>
</item>
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<name>Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee</name>
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</item>
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<systemCode>hsju00</systemCode>
<type>Standing</type>
</item>
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<congress>114</congress>
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<fullName>Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4]</fullName>
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<name>Gosar, Paul A.</name>
<sponsorshipDate>2015-04-16</sponsorshipDate>
<sponsorshipWithdrawnDate />
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<item>
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<fullName>Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-5]</fullName>
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<name>Salmon, Matt</name>
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<item>
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<fullName>Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6]</fullName>
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<name>Schweikert, David</name>
<sponsorshipDate>2015-04-16</sponsorshipDate>
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</item>
<item>
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<fullName>Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39]</fullName>
<isOriginalCosponsor>False</isOriginalCosponsor>
<name>Royce, Edward R.</name>
<sponsorshipDate>2015-04-28</sponsorshipDate>
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</item>
<item>
<bioguideId>M001197</bioguideId>
<fullName>Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2]</fullName>
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<name>McSally, Martha</name>
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<item>
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<fullName>Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4]</fullName>
<isOriginalCosponsor>False</isOriginalCosponsor>
<name>King, Steve</name>
<sponsorshipDate>2015-07-29</sponsorshipDate>
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<createDate>2015-04-17T09:01:54Z</createDate>
<introducedDate>2015-04-16</introducedDate>
<isReserved>False</isReserved>
<latestAction>
<actionDate>2015-05-01</actionDate>
<links />
<text>Subcommittee Hearings Held.</text>
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<notes />
<originChamber>House</originChamber>
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<name>Crime and Law Enforcement</name>
<parentSubject />
</primarySubject>
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<fullName>Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8]</fullName>
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<item>
<name>Constitution and constitutional amendments</name>
<parentSubject>
<name>Law</name>
</parentSubject>
</item>
<item>
<name>Crime victims</name>
<parentSubject>
<name>Crime and Law Enforcement</name>
</parentSubject>
</item>
<item>
<name>Criminal procedure and sentencing</name>
<parentSubject>
<name>Crime and Law Enforcement</name>
</parentSubject>
</item>
<item>
<name>Judicial procedure and administration</name>
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<name>Law</name>
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</item>
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<primarySubject>
<name>Crime and Law Enforcement</name>
<parentSubject />
</primarySubject>
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<summaries>
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<item>
<actionDate>2015-04-16</actionDate>
<actionDesc>Introduced in House</actionDesc>
<text><![CDATA[<p><strong>Constitutional Amendment</strong></p> <p> Prohibits denial or abridgement of a crime victim's rights to: (1) reasonable notice of, and inclusion in, public proceedings relating to the offense; (2) be heard at any release, plea, sentencing, or other proceeding involving any right established under this amendment; (3) proceedings free from unreasonable delay; (4) reasonable notice of the release or escape of the accused; (5) due consideration of the crime victim's safety, dignity, and privacy; and (6) restitution.</p> <p>Grants the crime victim, or the victim's lawful representative, standing to assert and enforce such rights.</p> <p>Subjects review of the denial of any right established by this amendment, which may include interlocutory relief, to the standards of ordinary appellate review.</p> <p>]]></text>
<lastSummaryUpdateDate>2015-04-27T20:40:12Z</lastSummaryUpdateDate>
<name>Introduced in House</name>
<updateDate>2015-04-16T04:00:00Z</updateDate>
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</item>
</billSummaries>
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<title>Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to protect the rights of crime victims.</title>
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<chamberName />
<parentTitleType />
<title>Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to protect the rights of crime victims.</title>
<titleType>Official Title as Introduced</titleType>
</item>
<item>
<chamberCode />
<chamberName />
<parentTitleType />
<title>Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to protect the rights of crime victims.</title>
<titleType>Display Title</titleType>
</item>
</titles>
<updateDate>2015-11-10T13:12:40Z</updateDate>
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<dc:language>EN</dc:language>
<dc:rights>Pursuant to Title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code, this file is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain.</dc:rights>
<dc:contributor>Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress</dc:contributor>
<dc:description>This file contains bill summaries and statuses for federal legislation. A bill summary describes the most significant provisions of a piece of legislation and details the effects the legislative text may have on current law and federal programs. Bill summaries are authored by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. As stated in Public Law 91-510 (2 USC 166 (d)(6)), one of the duties of CRS is "to prepare summaries and digests of bills and resolutions of a public general nature introduced in the Senate or House of Representatives". For more information, refer to the User Guide that accompanies this file.</dc:description>
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</billStatus>

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