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Parrish - Homeland Security: Legal and Regulatory Sources

A guide for articles, government agencies, and related homeland security centers.

Legal/Regulatory

A variety of print and online legal reference sources are available providing information about U.S. Government homeland security laws and regulations. These include:


Compilation of Homeland Security Related Executive Orders...1927-2009
and HERE to present.
Slip Laws HSSE DOC Reference AE 2.110

Pandemic & All Hazards Preparedness Act.  Enacted in 2006 and  with subsequent amendments,  this law governs federal pandemic responses.
U.S. Statutes at Large HSSE Reference 345.11 Un3
U.S. Code  (Title 6) HSSE Reference 345.11 Un3co

1807 Insurrection Act (as originally passed)  Authorizing the President  to use land and naval forces to suppress an insurrection. Currently codified in the U.S. Code at 10 USC 252

Use of 1807 Insurrection Act Should be Last Resort for Quelling Out-of-Control Protests (June 3, 2020 Heritage Foundation analysis)


Code of Federal Regulations (Title 6) HSSE Reference 353.005 C64
Federal Register HSSE Reference 353.005 Un34
List of Sections Affected HSSE Reference 353.005 C64a
Unified Agenda (Features announcements of anticipated federal regulatory actions twice a year in the Federal Register.)
Regulations.gov (Comment on proposed federal regulations.)

How to Submit Effective Comments to regulations.gov

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