State Law Search

Each state has statutes, agency regulations, and case law decisions. We have identified the ones most relevant to genomics. To search the laws of a single state, click on the map. To search multiple states simultaneously, use the “State” field below; to search for Washington DC cases, regulations, and statutes, click on District of Columbia in the "State" drop-down menu.

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Search Tips

  • To search the laws of a single state, click on the map. To search multiple states simultaneously, use the “State” field above. Searches in this field will find statutes, agency regulations, and case law decisions in the state(s) you select.
  • To search for laws related to Washington, DC, use the drop-down "State" menu and click on District of Columbia. 
  • The "Source Types" in this database are case law, regulations, and statutes.
  • The “Topic” field includes categories that the project developers have identified as significant to genomics law.
  • Use the "Open Search" field to look for items based on the name of a statute, regulation, or case, or its legal citation, within the "State Laws" database.
  • When using the "Open Search" field, put quotation marks around exact case titles, names of regulations, etc. 
  • The "Year" field allows users to narrow results by entering a single year or a date range to search multiple years. 
  • If your search doesn’t return any results, it means there are no relevant materials that fit within the scope of the LawSeqSM project. To learn more about the project's scope and methodology, click here

To learn more about the LawSeqSM project, click here
To send feedback to the LawSeqSM team, click here