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Statutes at Large

An official compilation of the acts and resolutions of each session of Congress published by the Office of the Federal Register in the National Archives and Record Service.

The Statutes at Large are divided into two parts: the first is composed of public acts and joint resolutions; the second includes private acts and joint resolutions, concurrent resolutions, treaties, proposed and ratified amendments to the Constitution, and presidential proclamations. Volumes from 1951 to the present are arranged by public law number; older volumes are arranged by chapter number.

The Statutes at Large are considered the official publication of the law for citation purposes when titles of the United States Code have not been enacted as positive law.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Contents Public Laws and Private Laws Commercial Sources of Public Laws (Print Format) The United States Statutes At Large Public Laws, as Amended United States Code Annotated Editions of the United States Code Federal Statutes on the Internet Contacts Author Contact Information This report provides a brief overview of federal statutes and where to find them, both in print and electronically on the Internet.
United States statutes at large: Containing the laws and concurrent resolutions enacted during the first session of the one hundred second Congress of the United States of America: 1991: And proclamations (Vol.

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