Where Are Federal Laws Listed?


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The Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the United States House of Representatives lists the general and permanent laws of the United States on its website, USCode.House.gov. The website also offers a search tool for finding laws within the listing.

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Where Are Federal Laws Listed?
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The website organizes the laws by title and according to subject. The government issues a new printed edition of the code every six years, according to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel. The issuing of a new edition begins after the corresponding congressional session ends, because laws that pass during a session may affect titles within the code.

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