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Administrative Procedure Act, 1946 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 79-404, June 11, 1946, 60 Stat. 237
(5 USC 551 et seq.)

Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1933 & subsequent farm legislation
Pub. L. 73-10, May 12, 1933, 48 Stat. 31 (NALC Leg. Hist.)
(7 USC § 601 et. seq.) (7 CFR Pt. 900 et. seq.)

American Indian Trust Fund Management Reform Act of 1994 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 103-412, Oct. 25, 1994, 108 Stat. 4239 (H.R. 4833 - LoC)
(25 USC § 4001 et seq.) (25 CFR pt. 1200

Animal Welfare Act, 1966 & subsequent amdts (USDA Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 89-544, Aug. 24, 1966, 80 Stat. 350
(7 USC § 2131 et. seq.) (9 CFR pts. 1, 2, 3, 4)

Anti Car Theft Act of 1992 (DOJ Leg. Hist.) (H.R. 4542 - LOC)
Pub. L. 102-519, Oct. 25, 1992, 106 Stat. 3384
(49 USC § 30501 et seq.; 49 USC 33101 et seq. )

Antidumping Act of 1921 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Pub. L. 67-10, May 27, 1921, ch. 14, Title II, 42 Stat. 11
(19 USC §§ 160-171, repealed; see 19 USC § 1671 et. seq.)
(19 CFR pt. 351, 354)

Antitrust Civil Process Act of 1962
Pub. L. 87-664, 76 Stat. 548, Sept. 19, 1962 - (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act (Tunney Act)
Pub. L. 93-538, 88 Stat. 1706, Dec. 21, 1974 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
Pub. L. 109-8, April 20, 2005, 119 Stat, 23 (FRB Leg. Hist.) (S. 256 -LoC)
(11 USC § 101, et. seq.)

Captive Wildlife Safety Act, 2003
Pub. L. 108-191, 117 Stat. 2871, Dec. 19, 2003 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Child custody and visitation enforcement, 1998
Pub. L. 105-374, 112 Stat. 3383, Nov. 12, 1998 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Church Arson Prevention Act of 1996
Pub. L. 104-155, 110 Stat. 1392, July 3, 1996 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000
Pub. L. 106-185, 114 Stat. 203, Apr. 25, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Civil Rights Commission Act of 1983 & amdts (Hse Judiciary/U Md - Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 98-183, Nov. 30, 1983; 97 Stat. 1301 (H.R. 2230 - LoC)
(42 U.S.C. § 1975 et. seq.) (45 C.F.R. pt. 701 et. seq.)

Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Pub. L. 92-583, Oct. 27, 1972, 86 Stat. 1230
(16 USC §§ 1451-1464) (16 CFR pt. 923, 930)

Coastal Zone Management Act Amendments of 1976 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Pub. L. 94-370, July 26, 1976, 90 Stat. 1013 (S. 586 - LoC)
(16 USC §§ 1451-1464) (15 CFR pt. 923, 930)

Copyrights (Title 17 revision & codification, 1947 & related acts)
Selected historical documents (IP Mall) (does not include 1947 Act history)
Pub. L. 80-281, July 30, 1947, 61 Stat. 652
(17 USC § 101 et. seq.) (37 CFR Pt. 201 et. seq.)

Copyright Law: Revision and Recodification, 1976 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Pub. L. 94-553, Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2541-2598 (S. 22 - LoC)
(17 USC § 101 et. seq.) (19 CFR pt. 133, 37 CFR pt. 201 et. seq.)

Criminal penalties for damage to religious property, 1988
Pub. L. 100-346, 102 Stat. 644, Jun. 24, 1988 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Dent act, 1919 (war contracts and expenses)
Pub. L. 65-322, 49 Stat. 1272, Mar. 2, 1919 DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Department of Commerce and Labor, an act to establish (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Pub. L. 57-87, Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, 32 Stat. 825
(15 USC §1501 et. seq.) (15 CFR pt. 0 et. seq.)

Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 1998 (HRRC Leg. Hist) (IP Mall Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 105-304, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2860 (H.R. 2281 - LoC)
(17 USC Ch 12 & 13)

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, 2010
(FRB Leg. Hist.) (H.R. 4173 - LoC)
Pub. L. 111-203, July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1376
(12 USC § 5301 et seq.)

Electronic Communications Privavcy Act of 1986
Pub. L. 99-508, 100 Stat. 1848, Oct. 21, 1986 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Electronic Freedom of Information Amendments Act of 1996
(Leg. Hist. - Public Citizen) (H.R. 3802 - LoC)
Pub. L. 104-231, Oct. 2, 1996, 110 Stat. 3048
(5 U.S.C. § 552 note)

Endangered Species Act of 1973
Pub. L. 93-205, 87 Stat. 884, Dec. 28, 1973 (ESWR Leg. Hist.)
Also contains LH of 1976 and 1977 amdts - PL 94-325, 94-359, 95-212

Endangered Species Act, 2003 amendments re: DOD exempted areas
Pub. L. 108-136, 117 Stat. 1433, Nov. 24, 2003 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Enhanced Federal Security Act of 2000
Pub. L. 106-547, 114 Stat. 2738, Dec. 19, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Establish the Department of Justice, An act to; 1870
41st Cong., Sess. II, Ch. 150, 16 Stat. 162, Jun. 22, 1870 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Export Administration Act of 1972 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)

Pub. L. 92-412, Title I, Aug. 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 644-646
(50 USC App. 2401 et. seq.) (15 CFR pt. 730 et. seq.)

Export Administration Act of 1979 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (S. 737 - LoC)
Pub. L. 96-72, Sept. 29, 1979, 93 Stat. 503
(50 USC App. 2401 et. seq.) (15 CFR pt. 730 et. seq.)

Export Trading Act of 1982 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (S. 734 - LoC)
Pub. L. 97-290, Title I, Oct. 8, 1982, 96 Stat. 1233
(15 USC §§ 4001-4003) (no CFR cite)

False Claims Amendments Act of 1986
Pub. L. 99-562, 100 Stat. 3153, Oct. 27, 1986 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Federal Alcohol Administration Act, 1935 (Leg. Hist. via Internet Archive)
Pub. L. 74-401, Aug. 29, 1935, 49 Stat. 977
(27 USC 201 et. seq.) (27 CFR pt. 1 et. seq.)

Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 (renamed) (Leg. Hist. - DoL)
Pub. L. 91-173, Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 742
(30 U.S.C. § 801 et seq.) (30 C.F. R. pt. 1 et. seq.)

Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Leg. Hist. - DoL) (S. 717 - LoC)
Pub. L. 95-164, Nov. 9, 1977, 91 Stat. 1290
(30 U.S.C. § 801 et seq.) (30 C.F. R. pt. 1 et. seq.)

Federal Register Act, 1935 (FRB Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 74-200, ch. 417, July 26, 1935, 50 Stat. 500
(44 U.S.C. 1501 et. seq.) (1 C.F.R. pt. 1 et. seq.)

Federal Reserve Act, 1913 (FRB Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L.63-43, ch. 6, Dec. 23 1913, 38 Stat. 251
(12 U.S.C. 221 et. seq.) (12 C.F.R. pt. 201 et. seq.)

Federal Tort Claims Act, 1966 amendment
Pub. L. 89-506, 80 Stat. 306, July 18, 1966 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (DOJ Leg. Hist.) (S. 305 - LoC)
Pub. L. 95-213, Title I, Dec. 19, 1977, 91 Stat. 1494
(15 USC 78dd-1 et. seq.) (28 CFR pt. 80)

Freedom of Information Act, 1966, 1967 (GW U - Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 89-487, July 4, 1966, 80 Stat. 250 ( Cmte Print) (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 90-23, June 5, 1967, 81 Stat. 54, 56 (5 USC 552)

Government in the Sunshine Act, 1976 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (S. 5 - LoC)
Pub. L. 94-409, Sept. 13, 1976, 90 Stat. 1241
(5 USC § 552b) (each agency has its own regs under Act)

Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (NARF Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 95-608, Nov. 8, 1978, 92 Stat. 3069 (S. 1214 - LoC)
(25 USC 1901 et. seq.) (25 CFR pt. 23)

Indian Health Care Improvement Act, 1976 (IHS Leg. Hist.) (S. 522 - Loc)
Pub. L. 094-437, Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1400, et al.
(25 USC 1601 et seq.)

Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, 2011 (Pillsbury - requires registration)
Pub. L. 112-29, Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 284 (H.R. 1249 - LoC)
(35 USC 1 et seq.) (37 CFR pt. 1 et seq.)

Major Fraud Act of 1988
Pub. L. 100-700, 102 Stat. 4631, Nov. 19, 1988 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Military Extraterriorial Jurisdiction Act of 2000
Pub. L. 106-523, 114 Stat. 2488, Nov. 22, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, 1990 (Natl Park Serv Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 101-601, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3048 (H.R. 5237 - LoC)
(25 USC 3001 et seq.) (43 CFR pt. 10)

Office of Government Ethics Authorization Act of 2001
Pub. L. 107-119, 115 Stat. 2382, Jan. 15, 2002 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Omnibus Crime Control Act, 1999 amend. to include railroad police in FBI training
Pub/. L. 106-110, 113 Stat. 1497, Nov. 24, 1999 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Patent Law: Revision and Codification, 1952 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Patent Laws - selected historical documents, 1790 to current (IP Mall)
Pub. L. 82-593, July 19, 1952, 66 Stat. 792
(35 USC § 1 et. seq.) (37 CFR pt. 1)

Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995
Pub. L. 104-134, 110 Stat. 1321, Apr. 26, 1996 Reams/Manz UM Leg. Hist.)

Privacy Act of 1974 (S. 3418 - LoC; Cmte Print Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 93-579, Sep. 13, 1976, 90 Stat. 1241
(5 USC § 552a) (12 CFR pt. 261a)

Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993
Pub. L. 103-141, 107 Stat. 1488, Nov. 16, 1993 (DOJ Leg. Hist.

Religious Land Use and Institutionalzed Persons Act of 2000
Pub. L. 106-274, 114 Stat. 803, Sept. 22, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.

Reorganization Revision Plan No. 3 of 1979 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Reorganiztion plans became law if Congress failed to disaprove them
(See H. Res. 428 & S. Res. 245 - LoC)

Social Security Act (SSA Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 74-271, Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, 49 Stat. 620
(42 U.S.C. § 301 et seq.) (20 C.F.R. pt. 401 et. seq.)

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (H.R. 2 - LoC)
Pub. L. 95-87, Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 445 (Leg. Hist. - OSMRE)
(30 U.S.C. § 1201 et seq.) (30 C.F. R. pt. 700 et. seq.)

Technology Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act Amdts of 1994
Pub. L. 103-218, 108 Stat. 50, Mar. 9, 1994 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Telemarketing Fraud Prevention Act of 1998
Pub. L. 105-184, 112 Stat. 520, Jun. 23, 1998 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Toxic Substances Control Act, 1976
Pub. L. 94-469, 90 Stat. 2003, Oct. 11, 1976 (Cmte Print LH - Internet Archive)

Trade Act of 1974 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (H.R. 10710 - Loc)
Pub. L. 93-618, Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 1978
(19 USC § 2101 et. seq.) (15 CFR pt. 2001 et. seq.)

Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (H.R. 4537 - LoC)
Pub. L. 96-39, July 26, 1979, 93 Stat. 144
(19 USC § 2501 et. seq.) (no general CFR cite)

Trade and Tariff Act of 1984 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (H.R. 3398 - LoC)
Pub. L. 98-573, Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3000
(19 USC § 2101 et. seq.) (no general CFR cite)

Trademark Laws (Lanham Act, 1946 et. al.)
Selected historical documents (IP Mall Leg. Histories) (incomplete)
Pub. L. 79-489, July 5, 1946, 60 Stat. 427
(15 USC § 1051 et. seq.)

Tribal Self-Governance Amedments of 2000
Pub. L. 106-260, 114 Stat. 711, Aug. 18, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)

Truth in Lending Act, 1968 (FRB Leg. Hist.)
Pub. L. 90-321, May 29, 1968, Title I, 82 Stat. 146
(15 U.S.C. § 1601 et seq.) (12 CFR pt. 226)

Uniform Code of Military Justice (Leg. Hist. - LoC)
Pub. L. 81-506, May 5, 1950, ch. 169, 64 Stat. 108
(10 U.S.C. § 801 et seq.)

USA PATRIOT ACT (Leg. Hist. - Center for Democracy)
Pub. L. 107-56, Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 272 (H.R. 3162 - LoC)
(18 USC § 2702 et. al.) (31 USC § 5311 et. al.)

War Crimes Act of 1996 (Harwood's Leg. Hist.) (H.R. 3680 - Loc)
Pub. L. 104-192, Aug. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 2104 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
(18 USC 2441)


Public Law Number Listing

41st Cong., Sess. II, Ch. 150, 16 Stat. 162, Jun. 22, 1870 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Establish the Department of Justice, An act to; 1870

Pub. L. 57-87, Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, 32 Stat. 825 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Department of Commerce and Labor, an act to establish
(15 USC § 1501 et. seq.) (15 CFR pt. 0 et. seq.)

Pub. L.63-43, ch. 6, Dec. 23 1913, 38 Stat. 251
Federal Reserve Act, 1913 (FRB Leg. Hist.)
(12 U.S.C. 221 et. seq.) (12 C.F.R. pt. 201 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 65-322, 49 Stat. 1272, Mar. 2, 1919 DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Dent act, 1919 (war contracts and expenses)

Pub. L. 67-10, May 27, 1921, ch. 14, Title II, 42 Stat. 11
Antidumping Act of 1921 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (19 CFR pt. 351, 354)
(19 USC §§ 160-171, repealed; see 19 USC 1671 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 73-10, May 12, 1933, 48 Stat. 31 (NALC Leg. Hist.)
Agricultural Adjustment Act, 1933 & subsequent farm legislation
(7 USC § 601 et. seq.) (7 CFR Pt. 900 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 74-200, ch. 417, July 26, 1935, 50 Stat. 500
Federal Register Act, 1935 (FRB Leg. Hist.)
(44 U.S.C. § 1501 et. seq.) (1 C.F.R. pt. 1 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 74-271, Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, 49 Stat. 620
Social Security Act (SSA Leg. Hist.)
(42 U.S.C. § 301 et seq.) (20 C.F.R. pt. 401 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 74-401, Aug. 29, 1935, 49 Stat. 977
Federal Alcohol Administration Act, 1935 (Leg. Hist. via Internet Archive)
(27 USC 201 et. seq.) (27 CFR pt. 1 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 79-404, June 11, 1946, 60 Stat. 237
Administrative Procedure Act, 1946 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
(5 USC 551 et seq.)

Pub. L. 79-489, July 5, 1946, 60 Stat. 427
Trademark Laws (Lanham Act, 1946 et. al.)
Selected historical documents  (IP Mall Leg. Histories) (incompletee)
(15 USC § 1051 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 80-281, July 30, 1947, 61 Stat. 652
Copyrights (Title 17 revision & codification, 1947 & related acts)
Selected historical documents (IP Mall) (does not include 1947 Act history)
(17 USC § 101 et. seq.) (37 CFR Pt. 201 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 81-506, May 5, 1950, ch. 169, 64 Stat. 108
Uniform Code of Military Justice (Leg. Hist. - LoC)
(10 U.S.C. § 801 et seq.)

Pub. L. 82-593, July 19, 1952, 66 Stat. 792
Patent Law: Revision and Codification, 1952 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
Patent Laws - selected historical documents, 1790 to current (IP Mall)
(35 USC § 1 et. seq.) ((37 CFR pt. 1)

Pub. L. 87-664, 76 Stat. 548, Sept. 19, 1962 - (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Antitrust Civil Process Act of 1962

Pub. L. 89-487, July 4, 1966, 80 Stat. 250

and Pub. L. 90-23, June 5, 1967, 81 Stat. 54, 56 
Freedom of Information Act, 1966, 1967 (GW U - Leg. Hist.) (Cmte Print) (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
 (5 USC 552)

Pub. L. 89-506, 80 Stat. 306, July 18, 1966 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Federal Tort Claims Act, 1966 amendment

Pub. L. 89-544, Aug. 24, 1966, 80 Stat. 350 (USDA Leg. Hist.)
Animal Welfare Act, 1966 et. seq.
(7 USC § 2131 et. seq.) (9 CFR pts. 1, 2, 3, 4)

Pub. L. 90-321, May 29, 1968, Title I, 82 Stat. 146
Truth in Lending Act, 1968 (FRB Leg. Hist.)
(15 U.S.C. § 1601 et seq.) (12 CFR pt. 226)

Pub. L. 91-173, Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 742 (Leg. Hist. - DoL)
Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 (renamed)
(30 U.S.C. § 801 et seq.) (30 C.F. R. pt. 1 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 92-412, Title I, Aug. 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 644-646
Export Administration Act of 1972 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
(50 USC App. 2401 et. seq.) (15 CFR pt. 730 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 92-583, Oct. 27, 1972, 86 Stat. 1230
Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test)
(16 USC §§ 1451-1464) (16 CFR pt. 923, 930)

Pub. L. 93-205, 87 Stat. 884, Dec. 28, 1973 (ESWR Leg. Hist.)
Endangered Species Act of 1973
Also contains LH of 1976 and 1977 amdts - PL 94-325, 94-359, 95-212

Pub. L. 93-538, 88 Stat. 1706, Dec. 21, 1974 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act (Tunney Act)

Pub. L. 93-579, Sep. 13, 1976, 90 Stat. 1241
Privacy Act of 1974 (S. 3418 - LoC; Cmte Print Leg. Hist.)
(5 USC § 552a) (12 CFR pt. 261a)

Pub. L. 93-618, Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 1978
Trade Act of 1974 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (H.R. 10710 - LoC)
(19 § USC 2101 et. seq.) (15 CFR pt. 2001 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 94-370, July 26, 1976, 90 Stat. 1013 (S. 586 - LoC)
Coastal Zone Management Act Amendments of 1976 (DoC LH)
(16 USC §§ 1451-1464) (15 CFR pt. 923, 930)

Pub. L. 94-409, Sept. 13, 1976, 90 Stat. 1241
Government in the Sunshine Act, 1976 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (S. 5 - LoC)
(5 USC § 552b) (each agency has its own regs under Act)

Pub. L. 94-437, Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1400, et al.
Indian Health Care Improvement Act, 1976 (IHS Leg. Hist.) (S. 522 - Loc)
(25 USC 1601 et seq.)

Pub. L. 94-469, 90 Stat. 2003, Oct. 11, 1976 (Cmte Print LH - Internet Archive)
Toxic Substances Control Act, 1976

Pub. L. 94-469, 90 Stat. 2003, Oct. 11, 1976 (Cmte Print LH - Internet Archive)
Toxic Substances Control Act, 1976

Pub. L. 94-553, Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2541-2598
Copyright Law: Revision and Recodification, 1976
(DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (S. 22 - LoC)
(17 USC § 101 et. seq.) (19 CFR pt. 133, 37 CFR pt. 201 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 95-87, Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 445 (Leg. Hist. - OSMRE)
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (H.R. 2 - LoC)
(30 U.S.C. § 1201 et seq.) (30 C.F. R. pt. 700 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 95-164, Nov. 9, 1977, 91 Stat. 1290 (Leg. Hist. - DoL)
Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (S. 717 - LoC)
(30 U.S.C. § 801 et seq.) (30 C.F. R. pt. 1 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 95-213, Title I, Dec. 19, 1977, 91 Stat. 1494 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (S. 305 - LoC)
(15 USC 78dd-1 et. seq.) (28 CFR pt. 80)

Pub. L. 95-608, Nov. 8, 1978, 92 Stat. 3069 (S. 1214 - LoC)
Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (NARF Leg. Hist.)
(25 USC 1901 et. seq.) (25 CFR pt. 23)

Pub. L. 96-39, July 26, 1979, 93 Stat. 144
Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (H.R. 4537 - LoC)
(19 USC § 2501 et. seq.) (no general CFR cite)

Pub. L. 96-72, Sept. 29, 1979, 93 Stat. 503
Export Administration Act of 1979 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (S. 737 - LoC)
(50 USC App. 2401 et. seq.) (15 CFR pt. 730 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 97-290, Title I, Oct. 8, 1982, 96 Stat. 1233
Export Trading Act of 1982 (DOC Leg. Hist.; pin=test) (S. 734 - LoC)
(15 USC §§ 4001-4003) (no CFR cite)

Pub. L. 98-183, Nov. 30, 1983; 97 Stat. 1301 (H.R. 2230 - LoC)
Civil Rights CommissionAct of 1983 & amdts
(Hse Judiciary/U Md - Leg. Hist.) (S. 2372 - LoC)
(42 U.S.C. § 1975 et. seq.) (45 C.F.R. pt. 701 et. seq.)

Pub. L. 98-573, Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3000
Trade and Tariff Act of 1984 (DOC Leg. Hist.' pin=test) (H.R. 3398 - LoC)
(19 USC § 2101 et. seq.) (no general CFR cite)

Pub. L. 99-508, 100 Stat. 1848, Oct. 21, 1986 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Electronic Communications Privavcy Act of 1986

Pub. L. 99-562, 100 Stat. 3153, Oct. 27, 1986 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
False Claims Amendments Act of 1986

Pub. L. 100-346, 102 Stat. 644, Jun. 24, 1988 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Criminal penalties for damage to religious property, 1988

Pub. L. 100-700, 102 Stat. 4631, Nov. 19, 1988 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Major Fraud Act of 1988

Pub. L. 101-601, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3048 (Natl Park Serv Leg. Hist.) (H.R. 5237 - LoC)
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, 1990
(25 USC 3001 et seq.) (43 CFR pt. 10)

Pub. L. 102-519, Oct. 25, 1992, 106 Stat. 3384
Anti Car Theft Act of 1992 (DOJ Leg. Hist.) (H.R. 4542 - LOC)
(49 USC § 30501 et seq.; 49 USC 33101 et seq. )

Pub. L. 103-141, 107 Stat. 1488, Nov. 16, 1993 (DOJ Leg. Hist.
Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993

Pub. L. 103-218, 108 Stat. 50, Mar. 9, 1994 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Technology Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act Amdts of 1994

Pub. L. 103-412, Oct. 25, 1994, 108 Stat. 4239 (H.R. 4833 - LoC)
American Indian Trust Fund Management Reform Act of 1994 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
(25 USC § 4001 et seq.) (25 CFR pt. 1200

Pub. L. 104-134, 110 Stat. 1321, Apr. 26, 1996 Reams/Manz UM Leg. Hist.)
Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Pub. L. 104-192, Aug. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 2104
War Crimes Act of 1996 (Harwood's Leg. Hist.) (H.R. 3680 - Loc)
(18 USC 2441)

Pub. L. 104-155, 110 Stat. 1392, July 3, 1996 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Church Arson Prevention Act of 1996

Pub. L. 104-231, Oct. 2, 1996, 110 Stat. 3048 (Leg. Hist. - Public Citizen)
Electronic Freedom of Information Amdts Act of 1996
(H.R. 3802 - LoC) (5 U.S.C. § 552 note)

Pub. L. 105-184, 112 Stat. 520, Jun. 23, 1998 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Telemarketing Fraud Prevention Act of 1998

Pub. L. 105-304, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2860 (H.R. 2281 - LoC)
Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 1998 (HRRC Leg. Hist) (IP Mall Leg. Hist.)
(17 USC Ch 12 & 13)

Pub. L. 105-374, 112 Stat. 3383, Nov. 12, 1998 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Child custody and visitation enforcement, 1998

Pub/. L. 106-110, 113 Stat. 1497, Nov. 24, 1999 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Omnibus Crime Control Act, 1999 amend. to include railroad police in FBI training

Pub. L. 106-185, 114 Stat. 203, Apr. 25, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000

Pub. L. 106-260, 114 Stat. 711, Aug. 18, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Tribal Self-Governance Amedments of 2000

Pub. L. 106-274, 114 Stat. 803, Sept. 22, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.
Religious Land Use and Institutionalzed Persons Act of 2000

Pub. L. 106-523, 114 Stat. 2488, Nov. 22, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Military Extraterriorial Jurisdiction Act of 2000

Pub. L. 106-547, 114 Stat. 2738, Dec. 19, 2000 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Enhanced Federal Security Act of 2000

Pub. L. 107-56, Oct. 26, 2001, 115 Stat. 272 (H.R. 3162 - LoC)
USA PATRIOT ACT (Leg. Hist. - Center for Democracy & Tech.)
(18 USC § 2702 et. al.) (31 USC § 5311 et. al.)

Pub. L. 107-119, 115 Stat. 2382, Jan. 15, 2002 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Office of Government Ethics Authorization Act of 2001

Pub. L. 108-136, 117 Stat. 1433, Nov. 24, 2003 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Endangered Species Act, 2003 amendments re: DOD exempted areas

Pub. L. 108-191, 117 Stat. 2871, Dec. 19, 2003 (DOJ Leg. Hist.)
Captive Wildlife Safety Act, 2003

Pub. L. 109-8, April 20, 2005, 119 Stat, 23 (FRB Leg. Hist) (S. 256 -LoC)
Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
(11 USC § 101, et. seq.)

Pub. L. 111-203, July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1376
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, 2010
(FRB Leg. Hist) (H.R. 4173 - LoC)
(12 USC § 5301 et seq.)

Pub. L. 112-29, Sept. 16, 2011, 125 Stat. 284 (H.R. 1249 - LoC)
Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, 2011 (Pillsbury - requires registration)
(35 USC 1 et seq.) (37 CFR pt. 1 et seq.)


See also:

Commercial Legislative Histories on the Internet

Explanatory Notes to these sites

How A Bill Becomes a Law (by Rep. Bob Michel, from the 1985 Cong. Record)

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