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At the federal level in the United States, legislation consists primarily of Actss passed by Congress and signed into law by the President. Secondary legislation is also made by the President (primarily Executive Orders), and by other individuals or bodies (e.g. the US federal courts issue Practice Directions).

Some notable Acts of Congress:

Some famous Executive Orders: For more detailed legislative histories in specific domains, see the Related Legislation sections of the following pages:

Departments and Agencies