Reference: New Version (Beta) Of U.S. Code Database Available Online
A little over a year ago, the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the United States House of Representatives released beta version 1 of a new website for the Office and the United States Code. Beta version 2 is now being released for testing and feedback. It is available at http://uscodebeta.house.gov. You are invited to test version 2 and give us your comments about its features, content, and ease of use.
Version 2 includes the following new features:
- Default searching and browsing in the most current version of the Code (formerly USCprelim)
- Ability to search and browse previous versions of the Code back to the 1994 main edition (either separately or concurrently)
- Internal links to referenced Code sections
- External links to referenced Public Laws and Statutes at Large citations (back to 1951) will be included in the near future. Since the new release is a beta, there will be a period of testing for both new and existing features. Following this period, which is anticipated to last several months, beta version 2 will replace the existing US Code website at http://uscode.house.gov.
Your comments and questions about version 2 are welcome and can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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