"Legislative history" refers to the progress of a bill through the legislative process and to the documents that are created during that process. It is often used a means of understanding why Congress enacted a particular law or to aid in the interpretation of a law. This resource will help you learn to compile legislative history.
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles arranged by subject. Each volume of the CFR is updated annually and is issued on a quarterly basis.
The U.S. Code (U.S.C.) is a compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal law of the United States. It is comprised of 50 titles arranged by subject. The U.S. Code is published every six years by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the House of Representatives.