Major Legislation
The purpose of this page is to provide links to information about some of the major laws and policies that shape the role that science and technology play in U.S. society by establishing rules for regulation, funding, oversight, etc.

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Get to know your federal government with Ben's Guide to U.S. Government (it's for kids, but it's packed with good basic information)
Federal Legislative Branch
U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)
Federal Laws and Regulations (from firstgov)

TechLaw Journal and BitLaw (information on legislation affecting computer and internet activities)
Stanford Technology Law Review
Berkeley Technology Law Journal

Biology and Medicine
Laws enforced by the FDA and related statutes
Federal Food and Drug Act of 1906
National Research Act 1974
President Bush's Stem Cell Policy 2001 (NIH enforcement)

Major Environmental Laws (provided by EPA)
NRDC "Legislative Watch" (tracks current events in environmental legislation)

Science and Technology (general)
U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) "Science and Technology" Database

Eur-Lex (the portal to European Union laws)