CIVIL, USA Laws

Code of Laws of the United States- United States Code- U.S. Code- U.S.C.- USC

Codified and collected  54 Titles of Law. Titles 1–54, excepting Title 53, only “general and permanent” laws are codified in the United States Code.The U.S. Code was first published in 1926, subsequent main editions have been published every six years since 1934. Of the 53 titles, the following titles have been enacted into positive (statutory) law: 1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 23, 28, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 44, 46, 49, 51, and 54. When a title of the Code was enacted into positive law, the text of the title became legal evidence of the law. Titles that have not been enacted into positive law are only prima facie evidence of the law.

Titles are divided into the following manners , ie in general following pattern have been adopted :

Title[54 in Number]
  • Subtitle [ Multiple individual statutes]
    • Chapter [ of any individual statute]
      • Subchapter
        • Part
          • Subpart
            • Section
              • Subsection
                • Paragraph
                  • Subparagraph
                    • Clause
                      • Subclause
                        • Item
                          • Subitem

U.S. Code: Table of Contents
TITLE 1 – GENERAL PROVISIONS
TITLE 2 – THE CONGRESS
TITLE 3 – THE PRESIDENT
TITLE 4 – FLAG AND SEAL, SEAT OF GOVERNMENT, AND THE STATES
TITLE 5 – GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
TITLE 5a – FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT
TITLE 6 – DOMESTIC SECURITY
TITLE 7 – AGRICULTURE
TITLE 8 – ALIENS AND NATIONALITY
TITLE 9 – ARBITRATION
TITLE 10 – ARMED FORCES
TITLE 11 – BANKRUPTCY
TITLE 11a – BANKRUPTCY RULES
TITLE 12 – BANKS AND BANKING
TITLE 13 – CENSUS
TITLE 14 – COAST GUARD
TITLE 15 – COMMERCE AND TRADE
TITLE 16 – CONSERVATION
TITLE 17 – COPYRIGHTS
TITLE 18 – CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
TITLE 18a – UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OR RECEIPT OF FIREARMS
TITLE 19 – CUSTOMS DUTIES
TITLE 20 – EDUCATION
TITLE 21 – FOOD AND DRUGS
TITLE 22 – FOREIGN RELATIONS AND INTERCOURSE
TITLE 23 – HIGHWAYS
TITLE 24 – HOSPITALS AND ASYLUMS
TITLE 25 – INDIANS
TITLE 26 – INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
TITLE 27 – INTOXICATING LIQUORS
TITLE 28 – JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
TITLE 28a – JUDICIAL PERSONNEL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
TITLE 29 – LABOR
TITLE 30 – MINERAL LANDS AND MINING
TITLE 31 – MONEY AND FINANCE
TITLE 32 – NATIONAL GUARD
TITLE 33 – NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
TITLE 34 – CRIME CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
TITLE 35 – PATENTS
TITLE 36 – PATRIOTIC AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES, CEREMONIES, AND ORGANIZATIONS
TITLE 37 – PAY AND ALLOWANCES OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES
TITLE 38 – VETERANS’ BENEFITS
TITLE 39 – POSTAL SERVICE
TITLE 40 – PUBLIC BUILDINGS, PROPERTY, AND WORKS
TITLE 41 – PUBLIC CONTRACTS
TITLE 42 – THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
TITLE 43 – PUBLIC LANDS
TITLE 44 – PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS
TITLE 45 – RAILROADS
TITLE 46 – SHIPPING
TITLE 47 – TELECOMMUNICATIONS
TITLE 48 – TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS
TITLE 49 – TRANSPORTATION
TITLE 50 – WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
TITLE 50a – WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE [ELIMINATED] Current through 114–86u1
TITLE 51 – NATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL SPACE PROGRAMS
TITLE 52 – VOTING AND ELECTIONS
TITLE 53 -[reserved]
TITLE 54 – NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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United States Code Titles as Positive Law

The following titles of the United States Code were enacted into positive law by the acts enumerated below:

Title 1, General Provisions—Act July 30, 1947, ch. 388, §1, 61 Stat. 633.

Title 3, The President—Act June 25, 1948, ch. 644, §1, 62 Stat. 672.

Title 4, Flag and Seal, Seat of Government, and the States—Act July 30, 1947, ch. 389, §1, 61 Stat. 641.

Title 5, Government Organization and Employees—Pub. L. 89–554, §1, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.

Title 9, Arbitration—Act July 30, 1947, ch. 392, §1, 61 Stat. 669.

Title 10, Armed Forces—Act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, §1, 70A Stat. 1.

Title 11, Bankruptcy—Pub. L. 95–598, title I, §101, Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2549.

Title 13, Census—Act Aug. 31, 1954, ch. 1158, 68 Stat. 1012.

Title 14, Coast Guard—Act Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §1, 63 Stat. 495.

Title 17, Copyrights—Act July 30, 1947, ch. 391, §1, 61 Stat. 652, as amended Oct. 19, 1976, Pub. L. 94–553, title I, §101, 90 Stat. 2541.

Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure—Act June 25, 1948, ch. 645, §1, 62 Stat. 683.

Title 23, Highways—Pub. L. 85–767, §1, Aug. 27, 1958, 72 Stat. 885.

Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure—Act June 25, 1948, ch. 646, §1, 62 Stat. 869.

Title 31, Money and Finance—Pub. L. 97–258, §1, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877.

Title 32, National Guard—Act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, §2, 70A Stat. 596.

Title 34, Navy—See Title 10, Armed Forces.

Title 35, Patents—Act July 19, 1952, ch. 950, §1, 66 Stat. 792.

Title 36, Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies, and Organizations—Pub. L. 105–225, §1, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1253.

Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services—Pub. L. 87–649, §1, Sept. 7, 1962. 76 Stat. 451.

Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits—Pub. L. 85–857, §1, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1105.

Title 39, Postal Service—Pub. L. 86–682, §1, Sept. 2, 1960, 74 Stat. 578, as revised Pub. L. 91–375, §2, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 719.

Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works—Pub. L. 107–217, §1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

Title 41, Public Contracts—Pub. L. 111–350, §3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3677.

Title 44, Public Printing and Documents—Pub. L. 90–620, §1, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1238.

Title 46, Shipping—Pub. L. 98–89, §1, Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 500; Pub. L. 99–509, title V, subtitle B, §5101, Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1913; Pub. L. 100–424, §6, Sept. 9, 1988, 102 Stat. 1591; Pub. L. 100–710, title I, §102, Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4738; Pub. L. 109–304, Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1485.

Title 49, Transportation—Pub. L. 95–473, §1, Oct. 17, 1978, 92 Stat. 1337; Pub. L. 97–449, §1, Jan. 12, 1983, 96 Stat. 2413; Pub. L. 103–272, §1, July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 745.

Title 51, National and Commercial Space Programs—Pub. L. 111–314, §3, Dec. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 3328.

Title 54, National Park Service and Related Programs—Pub. L. 113–287, §3, Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3094.

Title 26, Internal Revenue Code

The Internal Revenue Code of 1954 was enacted in the form of a separate code by act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 1. Pub. L. 99–514, §2(a), Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095, provided that the Internal Revenue Title enacted Aug. 16, 1954, as heretofore, hereby, or hereafter amended, may be cited as the “Internal Revenue Code of 1986”. The sections of Title 26, United States Code, are identical to the sections of the Internal Revenue Code.