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APA 7th Edition Citation Examples: Federal Statutes

Federal Statutes - Parts of the Reference

Reference list citation

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, 29 U.S.C. §§ 2601–2654 (2006).

In-text citation:

(Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, 2006)

Most federal statutes APA citations have five basic elements:

  1. Name of the Statute
  2. Title Number
  3. Source
  4. Section number(s)
  5. Year

Parts of the Reference

Name of Statute

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993,


Title Number

29  


Source

U.S.C.  


Section Number(s)

§§ 2601–2654


Year

(2006).

 

See The University of Akron's Bluebook Quick Reference: Abbreviations and How-tos for help with abbreviations​.

More info

See Publication Manual, 11.5