United States of America
- Jul 12, 2018
FEDERAL LAW OF
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
United States Federal Law exists primarily exists in three different forms: the U.S. Constitution, Acts of Congress, treaties ratified by the Senate, regulations created by the Executive Branch to enforce laws passed by Congress, and case law from the Federal Judiciary. The following posts will include: the U.S. Constitution, Acts of Congress, and ratified treaties. Only the United States Congress has the power to create statutory law, all of which must pass through both chambers of Congress: the House of Representatives and the Senate. All bills to create new taxes or spend money must originate from the House of Representatives while all treaties signed by the President must then be ratified by the Senate.
105th CONGRESS 1997
H.J. Res. 105-2, The Capitol Reconstruction Act (Public Law)
Treaty Doc. 105-1, U-2 Disclosure Agreement (Treaty)