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State Statutes and Legislation

This page seeks to link to sites containing full-text state constitutions, statutes (called codes or compiled laws in some states), legislation (bills, amendments and similar documents) and session laws (bills that have become laws). Please e-mail aipg@aipg.org  if a link on this page doesn't work or if a state's constitution, statutes, legislation or session laws are online but are not listed here.

The Internet is a good reference tool, but don't assume any information is accurate, complete or current; double-check it elsewhere before relying on it.

Sites maintained by governments are in bold type.

Alabama
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws

Alaska
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws, administrative code Choose "ALECSYS Infobases".
* Statutes, administrative code
* Constitution

Arizona
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws
* Administrative code

Arkansas
* Legislation, session laws
* Constitution, statutes Also legislation and session laws from previous session.
* Arkansas Register

California
(For California only, session laws are called "statutes" and statutes are called "codes" to conform to California terminology)
* Constitution, codes, legislation, statutes.  FTP
* Constitution, codes, legislation, statutes. Gopher
* Codes
* Codes
* Legislation Legislative Counsel site.
* Legislation State Senate site; bills from both houses are available.
* Statutes
* Constitution
* Constitution
* Code of Regulations

Colorado
* Statutes
* Legislation, session laws
* 1995-96 legislation
* Session laws Gopher; only the links to 1996 Acts and some summaries work.
* Constitution

Connecticut
* Statutes, session laws
* Legislation
* Constitution

Delaware
* Constitution, statutes Choose "Delaware Code" link for both constitution and statutes.
* Legislation
* Constitution
* Register of Regulations

District of Columbia
* DC Code
* Legislation pending before the DC City Council Partial

Florida
* Constitution, statutes, legislation
* Session laws. Adobe Acrobat files. (For HTML files, use the "Bill-to-Law cross reference" link on the page to find the bill number, then use the Florida legislation link listed above to get the final version of the bill.)
* Administrative Weekly

Georgia
* Statutes
* Legislation, session laws (Georgianet)
* Legislation (General Assembly)
* Constitution
* Administrative code

Guam
* Search laws. When I last checked, the search form always gave a "File Not Found" result. Until they fix their search engine, use the "Browse laws" link below.
* Browse laws. The links labeled "Section 1", "Section 2" and so on actually take you to Title 1, Title 2 and so on.

Hawaii
* Statutes, legislation, session laws
* Constitution

Idaho
* Constitution, statutes, legislation
* Constitution
* Administrative rules, Administrative Bulletin

Illinois
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws. The search engine now handles exact phrase searches; however, if you use Netscape there will be a screen of white space between each item in the search results, so you have to keep scrolling down to see the search results.
* Under P.A. 90-666, the Illinois Administrative Code will be online by the end of the 92nd General Assembly (January, 2003). Some agencies have already put their rules online. To see whether a particular agency's rules are online, choose the agency from the agency list and go to the agency's site.

Indiana
* Constitution
* Statutes, legislation, administrative code. Also a list of bills that have become law.
* Some 1994 Senate bills
* Administrative code

Iowa
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, administrative code. The Constitution is codified. The All Indices page has links to search forms for the searchable versions of the statutes (Iowa Code).
* Session laws
* Constitution Uncodified

Kansas
* Statutes Annotated. Statutes are only for paid subscribers, but unannotated statutes are available on the page.
* Legislation, enrolled bills. They charge for each session law, but the corresponding enrolled bill is free.
* Constitution

Kentucky
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, administrative regulations

Louisiana
* Constitution, legislation. Also links to a table of bills that have become law.
* Constitution
* Administrative code
* When I last checked, statutes were unavailable.

Maine
* Constitution, statutes, legislation
* Constitution
* Administrative code

Maryland
* Statutes, legislation. For a list of statute Section numbers to browse within an Article, choose an Article, leave the Section field blank, and submit the query.
* Constitution

Massachusetts
* Constitution, statutes, session laws, Senate legislation. When I last checked, only bill histories were available for  House legislation. The Massachusetts House is the only chamber in any of the states for which full-text legislation is not available online.
* Regulations Partial

Michigan
* Constitution, statutes, legislation. Also a session law-to-bill cross-reference. Choose "Michigan Compiled Laws" link for constitution and statutes.
* Session laws
* Constitution
* Constitution
* Administrative code

Minnesota
* Statutes, session laws
* Legislation
* Constitution
* Administrative rules
* State Register

Mississippi
* Constitution, statutes. Choose "Mississippi Code" link for constitution and statutes; search or browse.
* Constitution, statutes. (Search)
* Statutes. Choose the link labeled "Table of Contents FREE"; browse; most of the other materials on the site are available only by paid subscription.
* Legislation
* Legislation. FTP
* Constitution (Browse)

Missouri
* Constitution, statutes, legislation. Use the links to the Senate site and House site to get legislation from prior legislative sessions.

Montana
* Constitution, statutes, legislation
* Constitution
* Administrative Register

Nebraska
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws. Legislature site; statutes are a Folio infobase. The Constitution consists of Adobe Acrobat documents; it is the only up-to-date version of the Nebraska Constitution I have found on the Internet.
* Statutes State site
* Administrative code

Nevada
* Statutes, administrative code
* Statutes. Current only through 1/1/97.
* Legislation. Also lists of bills becoming law.
* Constitution. A 1.8 mb file
* Constitution

New Hampshire
* Constitution, legislation, statutes, session laws, administrative rules

New Jersey
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws

New Mexico
* Constitution, statutes, administrative code. Choose "New Mexico statutes" link for constitution and statutes.
* Legislation
* Session laws
* Constitution
* Constitution

New York
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws. Gopher
* Constitution, statutes, unconsolidated laws, session laws
* Statutes. Easy to search.
* Unconsolidated laws
* Legislation
* Constitution
* Constitution. A 900k file with an index at the end.

North Carolina
* Statutes, legislation, session laws
* Constitution

North Dakota
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws. Adobe Acrobat files. A page mentions plans to put administrative rules online.
* Constitution

Northern Mariana Islands
* Constitution, session laws

Ohio
* Constitution, statutes, administrative code. Statutes are a Folio infobase.
* Statutes, session laws. Search or browse statutes.
* Legislation
* Constitution

Oklahoma
* Constitution, statutes, legislation (Oklahoma Legislature) Rich text format (.rtf) files. Search constitution and statutes. Browse legislation. (WARNING: If you are using Netscape, don't click on links on the Oklahoma Legislature site that are labeled "Tips for searching". Doing so may disable Netscape, necessitating a reboot!)
* Constitution, statutes (Oklahoma Public Legal Research System) Search statutes. Search or browse constitution.
* Constitution, statutes (Oklahoma Supreme Court Network) Browse.

Oregon
* Constitution, statutes, legislation
* Constitution, legislation. Gopher
* Statutes
* Constitution
* Administrative rules

Pennsylvania
* Statutes Partial. Another partial statute site has some out-of-date material. When I last checked, complete full-text statutes were unavailable.
* Legislation
* Session laws
* Constitution
* Constitution. Adobe Acrobat file
* Regulations. The Pennsylvania Code has regulations and other materials.
* Pennsylvania Bulletin

Puerto Rico
* Session laws; partial statutes Spanish
* Constitution English
* Constitution English and Spanish

Rhode Island
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws. Another search engine has various search options.
* Constitution

South Carolina
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws, regulations
* Legislation

South Dakota
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws, administrative rules. Search or browse statutes; choose "South Dakota Codified Laws" link for constitution and statutes.
* Constitution, statutes Folio infobase; choose "South Dakota Codified Laws" link for constitution and statutes.
* Constitution

Tennessee
* Constitution, statutes. Choose "Tennessee Code" link for constitution and statutes.
* Legislation, session laws ("chaptered bills")
* Constitution
* Rules and Regulations Partial

Texas
* Constitution, statutes, legislation. Also lists of enrolled, signed, and vetoed bills.
* Constitution, statutes, legislation. FTP
* Statutes
* Constitution
* Administrative code

Utah
* Constitution, statutes, legislation
* Legislation, administrative rules. Most of the other materials on the site are available only by paid subscription.
* Constitution. Gopher
* Administrative rules

Vermont
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws

Virginia
* Statutes, legislation, session laws, administrative code
* Constitution
* Register of Regulations

Washington
* Statutes
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws, administrative code. FTP
* Statutes
* Legislation
* Constitution
* Constitution
* Administrative code
* State Register

West Virginia
* Statutes, session laws, legislation, session laws. For legislation, click on the folder next to "Bill Tracking" on the navigation menu in the left frame, then choose "2000 Bill Text".
* Constitution, statutes. Telnet; use the username "PUBLIC" and password "PUBLIC".
* Constitution
* Constitution. It can also be accessed through a search form.
* Code of State Rules, West Virginia Register. If you see a price next to a rule, don't worry. The rules are now free.

Wisconsin
* Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws, administrative code

Wyoming
* Constitution, statutes, legislation. The Constitution text is part of the statute database.
* Constitution
* Administrative rules

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