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Federal Statutes and Legislative Information

Statutes and other materials from the federal government.

What Are Session Laws?

Statutes are published in three different forms: slip lawssession laws and codes. Each form provides advantages for different research needs.

Session laws are chronological compilations of the laws passed by a particular legislature within each session.  Federal Statutes are published in theStatutes at Large and the citation format is: 107 Stat. 25.  The location of this public law is in volume 107 of the Statutes at Large and starts on page 25.


Online Sources for the Statutes at Large

Online sources for the statutes at large.