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Federal Statutes and Legislative Information

Statutes and other materials from the federal government.

What Are Slip Laws?

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

Slip laws are individual copies of laws published as soon as they are enacted.  For federal slip laws, the citation format is: Pub. L. 108-45.  This means it was the 45th public law of the 108th Congress.

 

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