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The United States Code is a compilation of federal statutory law arranged by subject by the House Office of Law Revision Council. Each title in the United States Code corresponds to a subject. For example, title 18 concerns crimes and criminal procedure. 18 U.S.C. ยง 1 is an example of a citation in the Code. 18 indicates the title, U.S.C. is an abbreviation for the United States Code, and 1 is the section number of a particular statute within title 18.

Over the years, the subject associated with certain titles has changed. The list below provides a list of all the subjects that have been associated with a particular title for the editions included in this collection. Currently, a new edition of the Code is printed every six years. Five, annual cumulative supplements are printed in the intervening years. This collection contains editions of the United States Code dating back to the 1925-1926 edition. For more information on sources of federal statutory law, please see the Law Library of Congress blog post, Federal Statutes: A Beginner's Guide.

All Editions and Supplements

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: Executive Departments and Government OR Government Organization and Employees and Appendix
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds OR Surety Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Citizenship OR Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Army OR Armed Forces and Appendix OR Army and Air Force
Title 11: Bankruptcy and Appendix
Title 12: Banks and Banking
Title 13: Census
Title 14: Coast Guard
Title 15: Commerce and Trade and Appendix
Title 16: Conservation
Title 17: Copyrights and Appendix
Title 18: Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure OR Crimes and Criminal Procedure and Appendix
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries OR Hospitals and Asylums
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue and Appendix OR Internal Revenue Code and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judicial Code and Judiciary OR Judiciary and Judicial Procedure and Appendix
Title 29: Labor and Appendix
Title 30: Mineral Lands and Mining
Title 31: Money and Finance
Title 32: National Guard and Appendix
Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
Title 34: Navy and Appendix
Title 35: Patents and Appendix
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service) OR Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services
Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief OR Veterans' Benefits and Appendix
Title 39: The Postal Service OR Postal Service and Appendix
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
Title 41: Public Contracts and Appendix
Title 42: The Public Health OR The Public Health and Welfare
Title 43: Public Lands
Title 44: Public Printing and Documents and Appendix
Title 45: Railroads
Title 46: Shipping and Appendix
Title 47: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation and Appendix
Title 50: War and Appendix OR War and National Defense and Appendix

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1925 Edition and Supplements

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: Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Citizenship
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Army
Title 11: Bankruptcy
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: Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judicial Code and Judiciary
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: Navy
Title 35: Patents
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service)
Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works
Title 41: Public Contracts
Title 42: The Public Health
Title 43: Public Lands
Title 44: Public Printing and Documents
Title 45: Railroads
Title 46: Shipping
Title 47: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation
Title 50: War

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1934 Edition and Supplements

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: Executive Departments and Government Officials and Employees
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Citizenship
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Army
Title 11: Bankruptcy
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: Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue and Internal Revenue Code
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judicial Code and Judiciary
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: Navy
Title 35: Patents
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service)
Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works
Title 41: Public Contracts
Title 42: The Public Health and The Public Health and Welfare
Title 43: Public Lands
Title 44: Public Printing and Documents
Title 45: Railroads
Title 46: Shipping
Title 47: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation
Title 50: War

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1940 Edition and Supplements

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: Executive Departments and Government Officials and Employees
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Army
Title 11: Bankruptcy
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: Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue Code
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judicial Code and Judiciary
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: Navy
Title 35: Patents
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service)
Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
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: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation
Title 50: War and Appendix

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1946 Edition and Supplements

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: Executive Departments and Government Officials and Employees
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Army and Armed Forces OR Army
Title 11: Bankruptcy
Title 12: Banks and Banking
Title 13: Census
Title 14: Coast Guard
Title 15: Commerce and Trade and Appendix
Title 16: Conservation
Title 17: Copyrights
Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure OR Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue Code
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure OR Judicial Code and Judiciary
Title 29: Labor and Appendix
Title 30: Mineral Lands and Mining
Title 31: Money and Finance
Title 32: National Guard
Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
Title 34: Navy
Title 35: Patents and Appendix
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service)
Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
Title 41: Public Contracts and Appendix
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: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation and Appendix
Title 50: War and National Defense and Appendix OR War and Appendix

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1952 Edition and Supplements

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: Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Armed Forces and Appendix and Army and Air Force
Title 11: Bankruptcy
Title 12: Banks and Banking
Title 13: Census
Title 14: Coast Guard
Title 15: Commerce and Trade and Appendix
Title 16: Conservation
Title 17: Copyrights
Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue Code and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Title 29: Labor and Appendix
Title 30: Mineral Lands and Mining
Title 31: Money and Finance
Title 32: National Guard and Appendix
Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
Title 34: Navy and Appendix
Title 35: Patents and Appendix
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service)
Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
Title 41: Public Contracts and Appendix
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: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation and Appendix
Title 50: War and National Defense and Appendix

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1958 Edition and Supplements

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: Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality and Immigration and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Armed Forces and Appendix
Title 11: Bankruptcy and Appendix
Title 12: Banks and Banking
Title 13: Census
Title 14: Coast Guard
Title 15: Commerce and Trade and Appendix
Title 16: Conservation
Title 17: Copyrights and Appendix
Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure and Appendix
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue Code and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure and Appendix
Title 29: Labor and Appendix
Title 30: Mineral Lands and Mining
Title 31: Money and Finance
Title 32: National Guard
Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
Title 34: Navy
Title 35: Patents and Appendix
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service) OR Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services
Title 38: Veterans' Benefits
Title 39: The Postal Service and Appendix
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
Title 41: Public Contracts and Appendix
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: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation and Appendix
Title 50: War and National Defense and Appendix

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1964 Edition and Supplements

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: Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees OR Government Organization and Employees and Appendix
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Armed Forces and Appendix
Title 11: Bankruptcy and Appendix
Title 12: Banks and Banking
Title 13: Census
Title 14: Coast Guard
Title 15: Commerce and Trade
Title 16: Conservation
Title 17: Copyrights and Appendix
Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure and Appendix
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue Code and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure and Appendix
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: Navy
Title 35: Patents
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services
Title 38: Veterans' Benefits
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
Title 41: Public Contracts
Title 42: The Public Health and Welfare
Title 43: Public Lands
Title 44: Public Printing and Documents and Appendix
Title 45: Railroads
Title 46: Shipping
Title 47: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation
Title 50: War and National Defense and Appendix

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1970 Edition and Supplements

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 and Appendix
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds and Surety Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Armed Forces and Appendix
Title 11: Bankruptcy and Appendix
Title 12: Banks and Banking
Title 13: Census
Title 14: Coast Guard
Title 15: Commerce and Trade
Title 16: Conservation
Title 17: Copyrights and Appendix
Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure and Appendix
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue Code and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure and Appendix
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: Navy
Title 35: Patents and Appendix
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services
Title 38: Veterans' Benefits
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
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: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation
Title 50: War and National Defense and Appendix

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1976 Edition and Supplements

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 and Appendix
Title 6: Official and Penal Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Armed Forces and Appendix
Title 11: Bankruptcy and Appendix
Title 12: Banks and Banking
Title 13: Census
Title 14: Coast Guard
Title 15: Commerce and Trade
Title 16: Conservation
Title 17: Copyrights and Appendix
Title 18: Crimes and Criminal Procedure and Appendix
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 and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure and Appendix
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: omitted
Title 35: Patents and Appendix
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services
Title 38: Veterans' Benefits
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
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: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation
Title 50: War and National Defense and Appendix

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1982 Edition and Supplements

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 and Appendix
Title 6: Surety Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Armed Forces and Appendix
Title 11: Bankruptcy and Appendix
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 and Appendix
Title 19: Customs Duties
Title 20: Education
Title 21: Food and Drugs
Title 22: Foreign Relations and Intercourse
Title 23: Highways
Title 24: Hospitals, Asylums, and Cemeteries
Title 25: Indians
Title 26: Internal Revenue Code and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure and Appendix
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: Navy
Title 35: Patents
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services
Title 38: Veterans' Benefits
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
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 and Appendix
Title 47: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation and Appendix
Title 50: War and National Defense and Appendix

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1988 Edition and Supplements

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 and Appendix
Title 6: Surety Bonds
Title 7: Agriculture
Title 8: Aliens and Nationality
Title 9: Arbitration
Title 10: Armed Forces and Appendix
Title 11: Bankruptcy and Appendix
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 and Appendix
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 and Appendix
Title 27: Intoxicating Liquors
Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure and Appendix
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: Navy
Title 35: Patents
Title 36: Patriotic Societies and Observances
Title 37: Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services
Title 38: Veterans' Benefits and Appendix
Title 39: The Postal Service
Title 40: Public Buildings, Property, and Works and Appendix
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 and Appendix
Title 47: Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radio Telegraphs
Title 48: Territories and Insular Possessions
Title 49: Transportation and Appendix
Title 50: War and National Defense and Appendix

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Last Updated: 12/05/2017