Laws Regulating Individual Conduct
These laws prohibit certain acts or require certain acts by an individual to promote the interests of society generally. These laws frequently impose a penalty of a fine, imprisonment, or both, for violations, and in such cases are known as criminal laws.
Laws Providing For Services By The State
These laws include provisions for schools, hospital and health services, agricultural and industrial research, public recreation facilities, and many other types of services which the State may provide for its people.
Laws Empowering Or Directing Local Governments To Act
Cities, counties, and many other types of local governmental units are subject to State control. This control is generally exercised through the General Assembly bylaws enabling or directing the local units to act in the manner desired by the State.