| General Federal Resources |
There are many federal laws that apply to county government. As such, it is important to know the various resources that are available for use in researching these laws. The information on this page will provide an overview of resources that can be used to research and track federal laws in a statewide manner.
Access to Federal Laws
Code of Federal Regulations
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations, i.e. administrative law published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government of the United States. The CFR is published by the Office of the Federal Register, an agency of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation.
United States Code
The Code of Laws of the United States of America, commonly referred to as the U.S. Code and cited as the U.S.C., is a compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal laws of the United States. It also contains 50 titles. The main edition is published every six years by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the House of Representatives, and cumulative supplements are published annually.