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Statutes are the laws as they were originally passed at the federal or state level. At the Federal (U.S.) level the original law is called Public Law # - #. The first number is the Congress it was made in, the second number is the order it came in during that session.
The code is the federal, state, or municipal law as it stands at the present moment. Use these databases to find the Code: