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The Nature of Data: Introduction to Environmental Analysis, ENVS 2331/DCS 2331: Laws

How a Bill Becomes a Law

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What is the difference between ....?

  Laws
(enacted by Congress)
Rules/regulations
(from the Executive branch)
Organized in chronological order United States Statutes at Large Federal Register (FR)
In force at a given time, organized by subject matter United States Code (USC) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

U.S.C. Titles

United States Code (USC), Table of Contents, 2017

Title 1   General Provisions

Title 2   The Congress

Title 3   The President

Title 4   Flag and Seal, Seat of Government, and the States

Title 5   Government Organization and Employees; and Appendix

Title 6   Domestic Security

Title 7   Agriculture

Title 8   Aliens and Nationality

Title 9   Arbitration

Title 10   Armed Forces

Title 11   Bankruptcy; and Appendix

Title 12   Banks and Banking

Title 13   Census

Title 14   Coast Guard

Title 15   Commerce and Trade

Title 16   Conservation

Title 17   Copyrights

Title 18   Crimes and Criminal Procedure; and Appendix

Title 19   Customs Duties

Title 20   Education

Title 21   Food and Drugs

Title 22   Foreign Relations and Intercourse

Title 23   Highways

Title 24   Hospitals and Asylums

Title 25   Indians

Title 26   Internal Revenue Code

Title 27   Intoxicating Liquors

Title 28   Judiciary and Judicial Procedure; and Appendix

Title 29   Labor

Title 30   Mineral Lands and Mining

Title 31   Money and Finance

Title 32   National Guard

Title 33   Navigation and Navigable Waters

Title 35   Patents

Title 36   Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies, and Organizations

Title 37   Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services

Title 38   Veterans' Benefits

Title 39   Postal Service

Title 40   Public Buildings, Property, and Works

Title 41   Public Contracts

Title 42   The Public Health and Welfare

Title 43   Public Lands

Title 44   Public Printing and Documents

Title 45   Railroads

Title 46   Shipping

Title 47   Telecommunications

Title 48   Territories and Insular Possessions

Title 49   Transportation

Title 50   War and National Defense; and Appendix

Title 51   National and Commercial Space Programs

Title 52   Voting and Elections

Title 53   [Reserved]

Title 54   National Park Service and Related Programs [Enacted, Release Pending]

 

A title, in this case, is a "subdivision of a statute or code". (Black's Law Dictionary)

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