bills: Imports data on House of Commons and House of Lords bills

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/bills.R

Description

Imports data on House of Commons and House of Lords bills

Returns a tibble with all possible bill stage types.

Usage

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bills(ID = NULL, amendments = FALSE, start_date = "1900-01-01",
  end_date = Sys.Date(), extra_args = NULL, tidy = TRUE,
  tidy_style = "snake_case")

bill_stage_types(tidy = TRUE, tidy_style = "snake_case")

Arguments

ID

The ID of a given bill to return data on. If NULL, returns all bills, subject to other parameters. Defaults to NULL.

amendments

If TRUE, returns all bills with amendments. Defaults to FALSE.

start_date

The earliest date to include in the tibble. Defaults to '1900-01-01'. Accepts character values in 'YYYY-MM-DD' format, and objects of class Date, POSIXt, POSIXct, POSIXlt or anything else than can be coerced to a date with as.Date().

end_date

The latest date to include in the tibble. Defaults to current system date. Defaults to '1900-01-01'. Accepts character values in 'YYYY-MM-DD' format, and objects of class Date, POSIXt, POSIXct, POSIXlt or anything else than can be coerced to a date with as.Date().

extra_args

Additional parameters to pass to API. Defaults to NULL.

tidy

Fix the variable names in the tibble to remove special characters and superfluous text, and converts the variable names to a consistent style. Defaults to TRUE.

tidy_style

The style to convert variable names to, if tidy = TRUE. Accepts one of 'snake_case', 'camelCase' and 'period.case'. Defaults to 'snake_case'.

Value

A tibble with details on bills before the House of Lords and the House of Commons.

Examples

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## Not run: 

x <- bills()

x <- bills(amendments=TRUE)

x <- bills(1719)

x <- bills(start_date ="2016-01-01")


## End(Not run)
## Not run: 
x <- bill_stage_types()

## End(Not run)

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