Friday, July 29, 2011

New Beta Web Version of U.S. Code Released

The Office of the Law Revisions of Counsel of the United States House of Representatives has launched a beta website version of the U.S. Code.  More information here.

Some key features include:

"• A new search engine for Code data
• An expanding "Table of Contents" style browse of the Code
• A simple search facility for quickly accessing specific Code sections or performing simple word or phrase searches
• An advanced search facility for sophisticated searching of Code content using delimiters such as field or Code hierarchy restrictions, Boolean logic, and case sensitive searches
• An improved display of search results and Code documents
• Cite Checker, a new tool that enables quick checking of specific Code sections for recent amendments
• Easy access to the USCprelim, an advance posting of the next online version of the Code
• New explanatory material about the Code and the functions of the Office"

You can access site here and test it for yourself.  Comments and questions can be sent to

Hat tip LawLibraryofCongress (@LawLibCongress)


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