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Legislative Process Resources: Laws

This guide explains the various documents that are produced during the legislative process and points to where they can be found in BGSU Libraries and electronically (subscription & free).

Legislative Databases

Quick Links to Key Databases
See databases tab above for
descriptions of database content.

United States Statutes at Large

Public Laws first appear as separate "slip" laws and are later bound together as the U.S. Statutes at Large, in chronological order.

United States Code


     Current legislative law. Individual statutes currently in force are

      consolidated and codified into the U.S. Code.