The Univesity of Alabama Libraries are a federal regional depository for all U.S. government publications. We house one of the largest and oldest collections in the region. Most current government documents are now available electronically. Older documents are housed in Gorgas Library. Government documents are an unparalled resource for policy research, advocacy information, statistics, and much more.
The two major indexes to general U.S. governemtn publications are:
The Uniform Law Commission provides states with non-partisan, well conceived, and well drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of state statutory law. [from the home page]
Composed of persons with law degrees who must be members of the American Bar Association, the commissioners are appointed to research, draft and promote enactment of uniform state laws in areas of state law where uniformity is desirable and practical.