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Federal Statutory Research

Researching Federal laws (Public Laws, U.S. Statutes at Large and the U.S. Code)


This guide covers locating federal statutes in print and on the web.  Both subscription and open access resources are included. For a detailed discussion of the legislative process and legislative history research, consult our guide, Federal Legislative History Research.  For guidance on researching Minnesota statutes and legislative history consult, Minnesota Law: A Research Guide.

This guide was originally authored by Vicente Garces, and was last updated by Andrew Martineau in March of 2018.

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