Title 1 of the United States Code

Summary

Title 1 of the United States Code outlines the general provisions of the United States Code.[1]

Chapter 1

Chapter 1: Rules of Construction

Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Acts and Resolutions; Formalities of Enactment; Repeals; Sealing of Instruments

  • § 101 – Enacting clause.
  • § 102 – Resolving clause.
  • § 103 – Enacting or resolving words after first section.
  • § 104 – Numbering of sections; single proposition.
  • § 105 – Title of appropriation Acts.
  • § 106 – Printing bills and joint resolutions.
  • § 106a – Promulgation of laws.
  • § 106b – Amendments to Constitution.
  • § 107 – Parchment or paper for printing enrolled bills or resolutions.
  • § 108 – Repeal of repealing act.
  • § 109 – Repeal of statutes as affecting existing liabilities.
  • § 110 – Saving clause of Revised Statutes.
  • § 111 – Repeals as evidence of prior effectiveness.
  • § 112 – Statutes at Large; contents; admissibility in evidence.
  • § 112a – United States Treaties and Other International Agreements; contents; admissibility in evidence.
  • § 112b – United States international agreements; transmission to the United States Congress.
  • § 113 – "Little and Brown's" edition of laws and treaties; slip laws; Treaties and Other International Act 1 Series; admissibility in evidence.
  • § 114 – Sealing of instruments.

Chapter 3

Chapter 3: Code of Laws of the United States and Supplements; District of Columbia Code and Supplements

  • § 201 – Publication and distribution of Code of Laws of United States and Supplements and District of Columbia Code and Supplements.
  • § 202 – Preparation and publication of Codes and Supplements.
  • § 203 – District of Columbia Code; preparation and publication; cumulative supplements.
  • § 204 – Codes and Supplements as evidence of the laws of United States and District of Columbia; citation of Codes and Supplements.
  • § 205 – Codes and Supplement; where printed; form and style; ancillaries.
  • § 206 – Bills and resolutions of Committee on the Judiciary of House of Representatives; form and style; ancillaries; curtailment of copies.
  • § 207 – Copies of acts and resolutions in slip form; additional number printed for Committee on the Judiciary of House of Representatives.
  • § 208 – Delegation of function of Committee on the Judiciary to other agencies; printing, etc., under direction of Joint Committee on Printing.
  • § 209 – Copies of Supplements to Code of Laws of United States and of District of Columbia Code and Supplements; conclusive evidence of original.
  • § 210 – Distribution of Supplements to Code of Laws of United States and of District of Columbia Code and Supplements; slip and pamphlet copies.
  • § 211 – Copies to Members of Congress.
  • § 212 – Additional distribution at each new Congress.
  • § 213 – Appropriation for preparing and editing supplements.

History

Title I was originally passed by the 80th Congress in 1947, along with titles 3, 4, 6, 9, & 17.[3] Chapter 1 was influenced[4] by the "Dictionary Act"[5] passed in the 41st Congress.

References

  1. ^ "United States Code". Office of the Law Revision Counsel. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  2. ^ "James ROWLAND, Former Director, California Department of Corrections, et al., Petitioners, v. CALIFORNIA MEN'S COLONY, UNIT II MEN'S ADVISORY COUNCIL". Resource.org. Retrieved 2014-03-31.
  3. ^ "United States Code: Historical Outline and Explanatory Notes" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-01-04. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  4. ^ Barnet, Emily J. "Hobby Lobby and the Dictionary Act". www.yalelawjournal.org. Retrieved 2019-08-02.
  5. ^ "Session 3, Chapter 71: An Act prescribing the Form of the enacting and resolving Clauses of Acts and Resolutions of Congress, and Rules for the Construction thereof". www.loc.gov. 2014-09-01. Retrieved 2019-08-02.

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