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"42 U.S.C. 7412" is a citation to a federal statutory section of the official, government published U.S. Code. The U.S.C. is the current (i.e., codified) version of the law and is divided into 51 titles, each title representing a particular law topic. Titles are further subdivided into parts and sections.
42 = Title 42 (Public Health & Welfare)
U.S.C. = Bluebook abbreviation for U.S. Code
7412 = section number of the law
The U.S.C. is located:
For additional information, see Federal Statutory Resources at Burns Law Library libguide