Title 12 of the United States Code contains most of the statutes governing banks, banking, credit unions, and other financial institutions. The U.S.C. is available in a number of locations:
** Westlaw Edge contains an annotated version of the code known as the U.S.C.A. (United States Code Annotated).
** Lexis+ contains an annotated version of the code known as the U.S.C.S. (United States Code Service).
Selected Important Legislation
|Name of Legislation||Public Law||Statutes at Large||Date Passed|
|Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act||111-203||124 Stat. 1376||July 21, 2010|
|Credit CARD Act||111-24||123 Stat. 1743||May 22, 2009|
|Emergency Economic Stabilization Act||110-343||122 Stat. 3756||Oct. 3, 2008|
|Credit Rating Agency Reform Act||109-291||120 Stat. 1327||Sept. 29, 2006|
|Sarbanes-Oxley Act||107-204||116 Stat. 745||July 30, 2002|
|Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act||106-102||113 Stat. 1338||Nov. 12, 1999|
|Community Reinvestment Act||95-128||91 Stat. 1147||Oct. 12, 1977|
|Bank Holding Company Act||84-511||70 Stat. 133||May 9, 1956|