Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of our visitors and all those who come in contact with our office, whether in person, through our website,  by mail, phone, or email. We therefore try to collect only such personal information as is needed to provide the information, service, or assistance that you request.


Information We Collect Automatically

If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information, your Web browser automatically sends us, and we may retain, information such as the following:

  • Internet domain through which you access the Internet. For example, if you use a commercial Internet service provider, or if you use an Internet account from your school.
  • Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using.
  • Type of browser software and operating system you are using.
  • Date and time you access our site.
  • The pages you visit.
  • The Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.


We will use this information as aggregate data to help us maintain this site, e.g., to determine the number of visitors to different sections of the site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help us make the site more accessible and useful.

We will not use this information to identify individuals, except for site security or law enforcement purposes.


Other Information We Collect

If you choose to provide us with personal information, such as by sending a message to an e-mail address on this website, we will use that information to respond to you and may retain it.


How Long We Keep Information

We may keep information that we collect for an unlimited period of time.



“Cookies” are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session (“session cookies”), or saved on a user’s hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time the user logs on to a website (“persistent cookies”). Both session cookies and persistent cookies are used on this website. Session cookies are used to provide streamlined navigation and for statistical analysis. They are erased when the user’s browser application is closed. Persistent cookies are used to store preference information related to the user’s use of the site, such as search results preferences for the number of documents per page, context or citation display view, and relevance or Code order sorting. Users are not required to use persistent cookies.

Contacting Us

If you would like to contact us concerning our privacy policy or our use of information collected through this website, please contact us at


  • E-mail:

  • Address:   Office of the Law Revision Counsel

    U.S. House of Representatives

    H2-308 Ford House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515