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U.S. Code

This database includes complete coverage of the U.S. Code dating back to inception in 1925-1926. It also includes the Early Federal Laws Collection, which represents the most complete collection of federal statute compilations prior to the U.S. Code.

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Use one-box search bar at the top of any page within HeinOnline to search the full-text, title, author, citation, or catalog.  

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Topical Search

If you are searching for information on the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act within Title 49 (Transportation) of the 2000 Edition, use the applicable advanced search fields.

For example: Enter "air transportation safety and system" in the Text field, 49 in the Title Number field, and 2000 in the Edition field

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U.S. Statutes at Large

The United States Code is the codified version of the United States Statutes at Large. Using the same Act as in the above example, search for this or any Statutes at Large citation using the same advanced search fields, putting the citation in the text field, i.e., “115 Stat. 230”. A public law search would be along the lines of "Pub. I. 112-91"

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Further refine search results by including a section title in your advanced search. For example, search for 20 U.S.C. 6533 by entering the section number followed by the section title as a phrase using a Text field: “6533. Funding Distribution Rule”. Adding a title number and/or edition will help refine the search results even further.

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