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MCat: Government Laws

The text of US codes, regulations, federal and industry standards (e.g, ADA, CFR, DOT, EPA, FDA, NFPA, OSHA, etc.)

ADA Laws

US Department of Justice assistance on ADA compliance. Full text of the American with Disabilities Act. Accessibility guidelines. Pre-employment information. Checklist for existing facilities. Online employer handbook provides guidance on employment of the disabled. The relationship of psychiatric disabilities to benefit plans and the ADA.

AHRI Standards

Full text of the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI) standards.

ANSI Standards

ANSI, American National Standards Institute online catalog - ordering information. No online access. Fees.

Asbestos Laws

Full text of asbestos-related laws in the USA. EPA Asbestos Laws and Regulations. AHERA: Asbestos Hazardous Emergency Response Act. ASHAA: Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Act.

ASE Standards

American Society of Agricultural Engineers, ASAE, standards - designed for agricultural safety. Presents the basic provisions of selected standards. Condensation of selected American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE) Stds.


Standards for the heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning industries from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers. ASHRAE standards. HVAC standards.

ASTM Standards

Ordering information for ASTM ( American Society for Testing and Materials ) standards. No online access. Fees.

Bar Codes

Support materials related to UPC standards for product identification. The text of the standards are NOT available here.


Full text of biosafety standards, manuals and guidelines for US federal laws and state of Michigan. Guidelines to assist in compliance with 42 CFR Part 72 for shipping regulated materials. Bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan, biosafety programs.

Construction Codes

Ordering information for building code standards such as Uniform Building Code, Uniform Fire Code, National Electric Code. Full text of the Savings in Construction Act of 1996 - metric requirements in federal construction.

Copyright Laws

US Copyright law - text of the law - pending legislation - information circulars. Full text of Title 17 US Copyright laws.


Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines for product safety. Industry guidance and official federal information on consumer product safety regulations.

Cycling Laws

Rules of the road and resource materials relating to state laws for bicycles, electric bicycles, scooters, mopeds, etc.

DOL Laws

Full text of US Department of Labor laws and complicance assistance for Family and Medical Leave Act, Employment Standards Administration, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program, Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration. Full text of the state labor laws available on the internet. Employment and Training Administration Statutes, ERISA, wage and hour laws, PWBA laws.

DOT Laws

Full text of 49 CFR and all amendments. Includes Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, and more. Full text of the state transportation laws available on the internet. Hazardous materials regulations.


Full text of US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission laws and guidance. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, laws. USC 42 chapter 21.

EPA Laws

Full text of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) environmental statutes - clean air, superfund, clean water, etc. Full text of CFR 40 Protection of the Environment. EPA-related Federal Register documents. Advisory letters from the EPA providing interpretations to questions related to EPA regs. Full text of the state environmental laws available on the internet. Food Quality Protection Act.


Full text of the federal law - Employee Retirement Income Security Act by section. Full text of PBGC (Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation) regulations designed to protect American worker pensions.

FAA Laws

Full text of Federal Aviation Administration regulations. Provides access to the full text of Title 14 CFR Parts 1-199 Federal Aviation Regulations, 14 CFR Part 67 - FAA Medical Standards and Certification, etc.

Fastener Quality Act

Full text of the Fastener Quality Act to require that certain fasteners sold in commerce conform to the specifications to which they are represented to be manufactured, to provide for accreditation of laboratories engaged in fastener testing, to require inspection, testing, and certification, in accordance with standardized methods, of fasteners used in critical applications to increase fastener quality and reduce the danger of fastener failure, and for other purposes.

FDA Laws

Full text of 21 CFR Food & Drug Administration regulations. Includes the full text of the legislation and guidance on the general requirements of FDA laws and regulations.

Firearms Regulations

Full text of US federal laws on Espionage, Terrorism, National Security, Law Enforcement, Export Control, Information Protection, Encryption, Miscellaneous.


Family and Medical Leave Act. Full text of the law and of a guide to assist with compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act.


US Department of Justice materials on FOIA. Full text of the US Freedom of Information Act.

FTC Laws

Full text of US Federal Trade Commission regulations. Full text of 16 CFR Parts 0 to 999 - Commercial Practices Chapter 1 Federal Trade Commission

Hazmat Laws

Full text of DOT regulations, rulings, interpretations and guidance related to hazardous materials transport. Full text of federal haz mat laws, exemptions, interpretations, rulemakings, etc.

Health Laws

Links to the health departments for each state. Full text of the state health laws for those available on the internet. HIPAA, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Stark II regulations.

IEEE Standards

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., (IEEE) creates standards for the electrical & information technologies.


United States Immigration and Nationality Act. Full text of US immigration laws. Full text of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Title 8 US Code


Links to the insurance departments for each US state. Full text of the state insurance laws for those available on the internet.

Internet Laws

US internet laws and regulations. Communications Decency Act. Telecommunications Act. Electronic Communications Privacy Act. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Copyright Act.Lanham/Trademark Act. Anti-Dilution Act.

ISO Standards

Explanation of the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) organization & how to order standards.

Lead Laws

Downloadable files on lead-based paint regulations from HUD and lead standards from OSHA. Abstracts of state statutes on lead hazard reduction, lead abatement, lead disposal, lead poisoning. Download lead-based paint regulations from HUD & OSHA - abstracts of state laws.


Full text of CFR Title 33 Chapter 18 Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act. Full text of US Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act standards and compliance assistance.

Maritime Rules

Full text of US Title Codes 33 and 46. US Coast Guard requirements for recreational boaters. Federal Register Notices on boating safety. US Coast Guard rules. International inland navigation rules.

Medicare Laws

Full text of laws promulgated by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). US Health Care Finance Adminstration.


Full text of 30 CFR, Parts 1 to 199 - Mining Safety and Health Regulations. Full text of US Mining Safety & Health Administration standards and compliance assistance.


Full text of all sections of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) - Canada, Mexico and USA - free trade agreement.


Full text of National Board Inspection Code interpretations for boilers and pressure vessels - 1995. Ordering information for the National Board Inspection Code.

NFPA Standards

National Fire Protection Association - As part of its commitment to enhancing public safety through the adoption and enforcement of key ANSI codes and standards, NFPA is making all of its codes and standards available for review online by the public.


National Labor Relations Board rules and regulations. Decisions and orders. Full text of National Labor Relations Board regulations.

OSHA Codes

Full text of all Occupational Safety & Health Administration standards. Full text of 29 CFR 1900-2200 OSHA standards for general industry & construction.

Pesticide Laws

Full text of EPA & FDA regulations relating to pesticides: The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) of 1996. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).

Privacy Laws

Full text of 22 CFR 505 Public Law 93-579, Privacy Act of 1974. US regulations on the collection, maintenance, use & dissemination of personal information.

Radiation Laws

Full text of radiation regulations and reference materials from a variety of sources in the US government. TLV exposure criteria. Full text of the state radiation laws available on the internet. NRC radiation regulations.

Securities Laws

Links to the full text of US federal securities laws, regulations, rules, etc. Information on securities law including federal law, commentary and state law. 33 Act, 34 Act, other regulations.

SSA Laws

US laws on social security, rulings, recent legislation, welfare reform information, etc.

Tax Codes

Full text of the Internal Revenue Code Title 26 of the U.S. Code. Full text of US internal revenue service laws. Download or view online IRS forms and publications, as well as state tax forms - for individuals and for business.


Full text of 40 CFR Subchapter R Part 700 Toxic Sustances Control Act (TSCA). Resources and regulations related to the Toxic Substances Control Act.

UCC Codes

Full text of US Uniform Commercial Code laws.

USA Codes

Titles 1 - 50 of the United States Codes. Replication of the 6-month calendar published by the Office of the Federal Register in April & Oct. Understanding the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Search engines for US federal and state laws in the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, United States Code, Congressional Record, state legislation resources, federal court opinions, etc. US Library of Congress. Congressional Record, Federal Register.

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