A daily publication of the US federal government that issues proposed and final administrative regulations of federal agencies.
Federal Register Inspections Desk
A preview of documents scheduled to be published in the daily Federal Register. Agency regulations are not official until they are published in the Federal Register
Federal Docket System
Proposed rules, final rules, and notices published in the Federal Register and soliciting comment from members of the public can be searched and found on this site. Comments on federal proposed rules and requests for information are submitted to federal agencies using this site.
OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
Regulations and the Rulemaking Process
OIRA's summary of the federal rulemaking process.
Administrative Procedures Act
Statutory language of the federal Administrative Procedures Act (APA), the law which governs the process for federal administrative agencies to establish regulations and other agency actions.
Code of Federal Regulations
An electronic index of all codified general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the federal government.
GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions
An electronic index of reports, audits, surveys, investigations, and evaluations published by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Tutorial: Federal Register Workshop
A recorded workshop conducted by the Office of the Federal Register, what it is and how to use it.
Tutorial: Master the CFR: Researching the Code of Federal Regulations
A tutorial produced by the Office of the Federal Register on how to use the Code of Federal Regulations to research the history or determine the accuracy of federal regulations.