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Federal Laws


Welcome!  This guide will show you how to find the text of Federal Laws.  It will also outline the various sources you can use to locate information on federal laws.  Please see the yellow tabs above for more information.


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    Ken S. Nilsen, 1972; T. Reynolds, 12/81; Deborah Mongeau, 3/87, 8/98, 5/04, 5/06, 11/18; Hailie Posey, 4/10

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