Wednesday, December 31, 2008

United States Code, 2006 Edition

Announcement from GPO (12/30/2008)

The United States Code, 2006 Edition is now available on GPO Access at <>. The 2006 Edition contains Titles 1 through 41, with the exception of Title 38A. Additional Titles will be added as they are made available from the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

In addition, the United States Code browse feature has been restored.
The browse feature allows you to browse individual U.S. Code titles, down to the section level, for the latest available update. In the current table, Titles 1 through 41, with the exception of 38A, are based on the 2006 edition (January 3, 2007) of the Code. Titles 38A, and 42 through 50 Appendix, are based on Supplement V of the 2000 Edition (January 2, 2006) of the Code.

The U.S. Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States, based on what is printed in the Statutes at Large. It is divided by broad subjects into 50 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Since 1926, the United States Code has been published every six years.
In between editions, annual, cumulative supplements are published in order to present the most current information. Documents are available as ASCII text files.

GPO Access contains the 2006, 2000 and 1994 editions of the U.S. Code, plus annual supplements.

Don't forget that the law library has the United States Code Service and the United States Code Annotated, as well as free public access to Westlaw!

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