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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).

Key Legislative Databases

United States Flag

 

See Databases tab above for descriptions and additional databases.

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 & codified into the U.S. Code.