The Congressional reports, documents, and committee prints in the Banking and Investment 1790-1990 microfiche collection present a record of Congressional legislation, resolutions, discussions, and proposals on antitrust law from Alexander Hamilton's proposals for a National Bank in 1790 to a Congressional subcommittee report on the financial condition of the banking industry in December 1990. The collection includes more than 300 publications on almost 500 microfiche, from the 1st to the 101st Congresses.
The collection includes:
_ Senate and House committee reports and documents, with texts oflegislation, analyses of expected effects of the law, majority and minority points of view, and compilations of legislation for various time periods.
_ Committee prints, with background reports, hearings extracts, reports on committee investigations and staff research, and texts of Supreme Court or other court decisions on antitrust laws.
Banking andInvestment 1790-1990 is the second microfiche collection to be published in the Regulation ofIndustry: U.S. Legislation series. Additional historical research collections in the series will be published in 1992 and include collections on public utilities and communications. The collection, Antitrust 1890-1990, was published in 1991.