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Finding the citations for a popular act

State & Federal Acts -- If you don't know whether a named law is state or federal, consult:

  • Shepard's Acts and Cases By Popular Names, Federal & State
    • Reference KF 80 .S5
    • "A compilation of popular names by which federal and state acts and cases have been referred to or cited together with an identification of each act in terms of its constitutional or statutory references"

Federal Acts -- If you think the named law is federal, consult one of the following:

Federal Laws & Acts of Congress -- Arranged by Subject

Major Acts of Congress (Gale Virtual Reference Library) "examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life."

U.S. Code Annotated (USCA) -- Reference KF 62 .U6

Laws & Regulations