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Sample Bluebook Citations

Citing to Committee Reports

Citation to Entire Committee Report:  R. 13.4(a) (p. 138).

Cite to the report type, report number, year.

  • S. Rep. No. 95-797, at 1 (1978).
  • H.R. Rep. No. 105-796, at 14 (1998) (Conf. Rep.).
  • H.R. Rep. No. 102-40 (1991).

Citation to Entire Committee Report (reprinted by a private publisher): R. 13.4(a) (p. 138).

Cite to the report type, report number, year, use the phrase ‘reprinted in’, year on volume, set name abbreviated properly, and beginning page number of the report.

  • S. Rep. No. 95-797 (1978), reprinted in 1978 U.S.C.C.A.N. 9260.
  • H.R. Rep. No. 102-40 (1991), reprinted in 1991 U.S.C.C.A.N. 549.
  • H.R. Rep. No. 105-796 (1998) (Conf. Rep.), reprinted in 1998 U.S.C.C.A.N. 639.

Pinpoint Citation to Committee Report (reprinted by a private publisher):

Same as above, but add pinpoint page references for the original document and the "reprinted in U.S.C.C.A.N."

  • S. Rep. No. 95-797, at 4 (1978), reprinted in 1978 U.S.C.C.A.N. 9260, 9263.

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