In Custodia Legis – Congress.gov Search Tip – How to Track Specific Changes to Legislation with Email Alerts: “The Congress.gov team recently improved saved search alerts for legislation. This improvement applies to searches that are performed from the legislation homepage search form and the advanced search form. Initially, saved search alerts for legislation provided you with a list of new items added to your search results list, as well as of items already in your search results list that had changed. The improved saved search alerts for legislation not only indicate new items that match your search, they will also allow you to choose specific changes you want to track for items already in your search results list and receive an email that identifies those changes.
Amy brings us today’s search tip on how to take advantage of these powerful new saved search alerts for legislation.
Please keep in mind that the enhanced saved search alerts only apply to legislation, and the user must perform the search from the legislation homepage search form or the advanced search form, not the global search..”