United States Congress
Data Dictionary of Legislative Documents

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Element Name: rollcall–num
Description: The rollcall number is a one up number associated with the vote event. Roll call numbers for the House and Senate start over at the beginning of each session. This element contains attributes that uniquely identify the event (i.e., congress number, session, chamber, and committee). An example is 12.
DTD Content Model: (#PCDATA)
Parent Elements:
  • vote-metadata