First Lesson on the United States Code

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Find the list of Titles here.

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Start with Title 42, Public Health and Welfare. It contains public benefit programs.  

See, for example:

  • Chapter 8. Low Income Housing. That is Section 8 Housing. Maybe you've heard that term?  
  • Chapter 15B. Air Pollution Control. It is what it sounds. 
  • Chapter 106. Community Development Block Grants. Read "Purposes and Goals" to see what it's about.
  • Chapter 157. Quality Affordable Healthcare for all Americans. You guessed it - that's the Affordable Care Act.