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United States Code

The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided by broad subjects into 53 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. The U.S. Code was first published in 1926. The next main edition was published in 1934, and subsequent main editions have been published every six years since 1934. In between editions, annual cumulative supplements are published in order to present the most current information.

FDsys contains virtual main editions of the U.S. Code. The information contained in the U.S. Code on FDsys has been provided to GPO by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. While every effort has been made to ensure that the U.S. Code on FDsys is accurate, those using it for legal research should verify their results against the printed version of the U.S. Code available through the Government Publishing Office.

Of the 53 titles, the following titles have been enacted into positive (statutory) law: 1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 23, 28, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 44, 46, 49, 51, and 54. When a title of the Code was enacted into positive law, the text of the title became legal evidence of the law. Titles that have not been enacted into positive law are only prima facie evidence of the law. In that case, the Statutes at Large still govern. Note: Title 52 is an editorially-created title, and Title 53 is currently reserved. For the current list of titles, see http://uscode.house.gov.

The U.S. Code does not include regulations issued by executive branch agencies, decisions of the Federal courts, treaties, or laws enacted by State or local governments. Regulations issued by executive branch agencies are available in the Code of Federal Regulations. Proposed and recently adopted regulations may be found in the Federal Register. About the United States Code.

   

Expand  Title 2 - THE CONGRESS
Sections 1 - 6654.
Expand  Title 7 - AGRICULTURE
Sections 1 - 9097.
Expand  Title 9 - ARBITRATION
Sections 1 - 307.
Expand  Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Sections 101 - 18506.
Expand  Title 11 - BANKRUPTCY
Sections 101 - 1532.
Expand  Title 13 - CENSUS
Sections 1 - 402.
Expand  Title 16 - CONSERVATION
Sections 1 - 7304.
Expand  Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS
Sections 101 - 1332.
Expand  Title 20 - EDUCATION
Sections 1 - 10013.
Expand  Title 23 - HIGHWAYS
Sections 101 - 610.
Expand  Title 25 - INDIANS
Sections 1 - 4307.
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Table Of Contents
Expand  Title 29 - LABOR
Sections 1 - 3361.
Expand  Title 35 - PATENTS
Sections 1 - 390.
Expand  Title 39 - POSTAL SERVICE
Sections 101 - 5605.
Expand  Title 43 - PUBLIC LANDS
Sections 1 - 2434.
Expand  Title 45 - RAILROADS
Sections 1 - 1347.
Expand  Title 46 - SHIPPING
Sections 101 - 80509.
Expand  Title 49 - TRANSPORTATION
Sections 101 - 80504.