Statutes at Large and United States Code : Overview

Public laws are initially published as "Slip Laws" and later published in United States Statutes at Large, the permanent collection of all laws and resolutions enacted during each session of Congress. The Statutes at Large is prepared and published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Statutes at Large publishes "session laws" (in chronological order, by session of Congress)

Sample citation: 107 Stat. 77-89 (law appears in volume 107 in the Statutes at Large (Stat.), on pages 77-89.)

The United States Code is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.

Sample citation: 2 USC. Sec 431. 2010.

Statutes at Large : Online Sources

Statutes at Large : Print / Microform holdings

1937 - 2011

Location: Olin Oversize K .U545 +

See also:

73rd-77th Cong.

93rd-110th Cong.

Location: Microfiche 240

United States Code : Online Sources

United States Code : Print holdings

Library has:

  • 1940-1994 ed.
  • 2000 ed.:v.1-35
  • 2006 ed.:v.1-36
  • 2012 ed.:v.1-41*

*Latest edition in Reference

Call number: KF62 .A2 +