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ADA Laws

Case law, regulations, materials on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

2010 ADA Design Standards [8012] ?

The requirements

ADA - 2010 Regulations [2663] ?

Revised the Department's ADA regulations, including its ADA Standards for Accessible Design

ADA - Technical Publications [12297] ?

Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA Best Practices Tool Kit for State and Local Governments [30334] ?

Overview of ADA compliance issues for state and local governments.

ADA Checklist for Emergency Shelters [4146] ?

Evaluating the Physical Accessibility of Emergency Shelters

ADA Enforcement Materials [21733] ?

Court cases, etc

ADA Legal Protections for People with Mental Disabilities [pdf] [13899] ?

How the ADA applies to people with psychiatric disabilities.

Updated ADA Regulation for Title II [14852] ?

Full text as printed in the Federal Register (7/26/91)

ADA Regulation for Title III [14853] ?

Full text as printed in the Code of Federal Regulations (7/1/94)

American with Disabilities Act Public Law 101-336 [1136] ?

Text of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Public Law 336 of the 101st Congress, enacted July 1990

Federal Contacts for ADA Information [8011] ?

ADA Information Line - tollfree number

Asbestos Laws

Asbestos-related laws in the USA

ASHAA: Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Act [10505] ?

Full text of ASHAA


Biosafety standards, manuals and guidelines for US federal laws

Interstate Shipment of Etiologic Agents [4306] ?

Shipping infectious substances

Interstate Shipment of Etiologic Agents - 42 CFR Part 73 [1424] ?

Full text of the regulation on transportation of diagnostic specimens, biological materials, etc.

Construction Codes

Building code standards such as UBC, UFC, NEC available for ordering


Guidelines for product safety from Consumer Product Safety Commission

CFR Title 16 Chapter II Consumer Product Safety Commission [4650] ?

Full text of the federal regulations for the CPSC

DOL Laws

US Department of Labor (DOL) laws - plus, state labor laws

29 CFR Labor [2020] ?

Full text of United States Code Title 29 - Labor

DOT Laws

US Department ofTransportation (DOT) laws - plus, state DOT laws

49 CFR Transportation [12361] ?

Full text of the USA federal regulations for transportation

ADA Transportation Requirements [12293] ?

DOTís Accessibility Specifications for Transportation Vehicles

ADA: 49 CFR Part 37 Transportation Services for Individuals with Disabilities [12292] ?

Full text of US Dept of Transportation's ADA standards for accessible transportation

CFR Title 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters [15567] ?

Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers, St Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation regulations


US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) legislation

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Regulations [726] ?

29 CFR Parts 1600-1691 - text of EEOC regulations for the US Department of Labor - 07/01/2011

EPA Laws

Full text of EPA environmental statutes - plus, state EPA laws

CFR Title 40 - Environmental Protection [75] ?

Text of the regulations

CFR Title 40: Protection of Environment [17570] ?

Full text of of the regulations

Pollution Prevention Act [10507] ?

Full text of the US Code's Pollution Prevention Act


US ERISA laws (Employee Retirement Income Security Act)

Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) [1795] ?

Text of PBGC requirements designed to protect American worker pensions

FAA Laws

Federal Aviation Administration regulations

14 CFR Part 67 - FAA Medical Standards and Certification [5527] ?

Full text of 14 CFR Part 67 - FAA medical standards for each class of medical certificate

Title 14 CFR Federal Aviation Regulations [5502] ?

Full text of the FAR regulations

FDA Laws

Food & Drug Administration regulations - FDA Food Code, etc.

21 CFR Food and Drug [3819] ?

Full text of Title 21 of the federal code on food and drug legislation

Food Safety Modernization Act - Law [39677] ?

Text of the Act

USC Title 21 Food and Drug Law Materials [11097] ?

Text of the US Code


Full text of the Freedom of Information Act - US federal law

Federal Agency FOIA [22635] ?

Explains Freedom of Information Act and how to retrieve FOIA US government documents

Freedom of Information Act [22634] ?

How to use the FOIA to request US government records

FTC Laws

US Federal Trade Commission regulations

Telemarketing Sales Rule [166] ?

16 CFR Part 310 - the act's requirements

Title 16 CFR Consumer Product Safety Commission [13825] ?

Full text of parts 1000 - 1799 - FTC regulations

Health Laws

Full text of state health laws - access to state health departments

Updated Affordable Care Act [39883] ?

Text of the act

CFR Title 42 Public Health [8697] ?

Text of the US federal regulations relating to public health


US state insurance laws - access to insurance health departments

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act [12423] ?

What it is

USC Title 15 Chapter 20 Regulation of Insurance [21200] ?

Full text of the McCarran-Ferguson Act

USC Title 15 Chapter 93 Insurance [21208] ?

Text of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

USC Title 30 Chapter 22 Mine Safety and Health [21204] ?

Full text of the US Code relating to mine safety - includes the Black Lung Benefits Act

USC Title 42 Chapter 50 National Flood Insurance [21205] ?

Text of the US Code relating to the National Flood Insurance Program

USC Title 7 Chapter 36 Crop Insurance [21206] ?

Full text of the US Code relating to crop insurance


Full text of the Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act

US Code 5 Part III Subpart G Chapter 81 Compensation for Injuries [13440] ?

The law which extends benefits of LHWCA to civilian employees

US Code Title 42 Chapter 11 Compensation for Persons Employed by Military [13441] ?

Compensation for disbility or death to persons employed at military bases outside the USA

US Code Title 43 Chapter 29 Sec 1333. Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act [13439] ?

Full text of the OCSLA law which extends benefits of LHWCA to outer shelf workers

Maritime Rules

Full text of US Title 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters and Title 46 Shipping

46 CFR, Chapter II Maritime Administration, Dept of Transportation [8698] ?

Full text of the maritime regulations of the USA

US Code Title 46 Shipping [20763] ?

Text of the US code

NFPA Standards

National Fire Protection Association codes

Access to NFPA Codes and Standards [25573] ?

Online access to NFPA codes

NFPA 1 - Uniform Fire Code [32499] ?

Permanent and temporary buildings, processes, equipment, systems, etc

NFPA 10 - Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers [32500] ?

Apply to the selection, installation, inspection, maintenance, and testing of portable extinguishing equipment

NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code [32494] ?

Addresses those construction, protection, and occupancy features necessary to minimize danger to life from fire

NFPA 13 - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems [32501] ?

Applies to the design and installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems and exposure protection sprinkler systems

NFPA 14 - Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems [32502] ?

The requirements for the installation of standpipes and hose systems

NFPA 220 Standard on Types of Building Construction [35253] ?

Defines types of building construction based on the combustibility and the fire resistance rating of structural elements

NFPA 30 - Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code [32495] ?

Applies to the storage, handling, and use of flammable and combustible liquids, including waste liquids

NFPA 33 - Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials [32496] ?

Applies to the spray application of flammable or combustible materials

NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code [32498] ?

Installation of electrical conductors, equipment, and raceways; signaling and communications conductors, equipment, etc

NFPA 96 - Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations [32497] ?

Related to the design, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of all public and private cooking operations

Privacy Laws

Full text of the Privacy Act of 1974

Electronic Communications Privacy Act [25093] ?

Introduction to ECPA, news related to the act and other resources

Radiation Laws

US DOE, EPA, NRC regulations on radiation, plus state laws

40 CFR Radiation Protection Programs - EPA [7845] ?

Full text of EPA radiation protection program regulations

US DOE Occupational Radiation Protection [2656] ?

CFR Title 10 Chapt III Dept of Energy 10 CFR Part 835 Occupational Radiation Protection

Securities Laws

US securities legislation: 33 Act, 34 Act, other regulations

USC Title 15 Commerce and Trade [14957] ?

Full text of United States Code 15 Commerce and Trade

Tax Codes

Full text of the US Internal Revenue Code

26 CFR Internal Revenue [4047] ?

Access to the United States Internal Revenue Code Title 26 of the CFR


Full text of Toxic Sustances Control Act (TSCA)

40 CFR Parts 700 to 789 Toxic Substances Control [6425] ?

Full text of the control of toxic substances as required by US federal laws

Statutes: 40 CFR Subchapter R Toxic Sustances Control Act [6424] ?

Full text of 40 CFR Subchapter R Part 700 Toxic Sustances Control Act (TSCA)

UCC Codes

Full text of the US Uniform Commercial Code

Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) - States [39572] ?

Links to State UCC Forms and Filings

Updated Uniform Commercial Code - Articles 1 through 9 [4049] ?

As enacted by each state

USA Codes

Full text of the United States Codes

CFR: Code of Federal Regulations: Search Tips [27621] ?

Database of US federal regulations

Federal Register [3148] ?

Online access to the Federal Register

Federal Register Daily Notices [24873] ?

What's new in the Federal Register each day

United States Code [23279] ?

Text of the US Codes

United States Code [20764] ?

Text of the USC

US Code of Federal Regulations [24027] ?

Electronic version

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