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Getting Started Guide: U.S. Law: Private Laws

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Private Laws - About

Affect an individual, family, or small group. Private laws are enacted to assist citizens that have been injured by government programs or who are appealing an executive agency ruling such as deportation. Private laws citations include the abbreviation, Pvt.L., the Congress number (e.g. 107), and the number of the law. For example: Pvt.L. 107-006.

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Private Laws

Private laws are contained in the Statutes at Large

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