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Code of Federal Regulations, GPO Access main page, which includes CFR from 1996 forward with keyword search.

Search the U.S. Code. Also available via Cornell University.

Use congress.gov to find legislative information and a description of the legislative process. For Congressional hearings search the House hearings database or FDSyS.

LLSDC'S Legislative Source Book Law Librarians' Society of Washington D.C. Informational documents and links of interest to law librarians and government researchers.

At Regulations.gov you can submit your own comment on rules from more than 300 Federal agencies, or read what others have posted. See a chart explaining the rulemaking process.

"How Our Laws Are Made", an explanation of the steps of our federal lawmaking process from the source of an idea for a legislative proposal through its publication as a statute.

Unannotated Georgia Code from the Georgia General Assembly website.

Fulton County Code of Laws from Municode.

Atlanta City Ordinances from Municode.

Fulton County Law Library - legal information, forms and publications for Fulton County and State of Georgia

For Researchers
A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation site from the Law Library of Congress. Online records and acts of Congress from the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention through the 43rd Congress, including the first three volumes of the Congressional Record, 1873-75.

USCOURTS provides public access to opinions from selected United States appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts. Coverage roughly 2004+

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