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United States Code

Access comprehensive coverage of the United States Code, dating back to inception in 1925-1926, all within a single-source, fully searchable format.







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About the United States Code

The United States Code is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. The Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives prepares and publishes the United States Code pursuant to section 285b of title 2 of the Code. The Code does not include regulations issues by executive branch agencies, decisions of the Federal courts, treaties, or laws enacted by State or local governments.

HeinOnline’s powerful search engines enable users to locate topic-specific content quickly and easily with comprehensive coverage of the U.S. Code dating back to inception in 1925-1926, all within a single source, fully searchable, user-friendly format.

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Database Tools and Features

Custom Citation Locator

Retrieve a document easily by its citation. Simply enter the title number, section number, and select an edition from the dropdown menu to retrieve the desired document within seconds. Learn more.

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Early Federal Codes

Browse the early federal codes and statutes collection from prior to the U.S. Code in an easy-to-navigate chart view. This collection represents the most complete set of federal statutes compilations available prior to the United States Code in 1926.

eTOC Alerts

Quickly set up eTOC alerts to receive an email notification when new content is added to the United States Code.

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Using the United States Code Database

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