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U.S. Administrative Law (Regulations)

Federal Register / Code of Federal Regulations

Using the FR

At the beginning of each issue is a table of contents, an alphabetical list by agency name of all documents in the issue.

The tables of contents from the daily issues of the Federal Register are consolidated and published monthly in the Federal Register Index.

The Index is cumulated quarterly and annually.

Federal Register

The Federal Register is published daily (every federal working day) and contains public regulations and legal notices issued by federal agencies and the President.
Along with the text of proposed regulations it gives addresses and deadlines for comment.

The Federal Register contains: 
      •  Presidential Documents      
      •  Rules and Regulations         
      •  Proposed Rules                    
      •  Notices
      •  Sunshine Act Meetings
      •  Corrections 
      •  Finding Aids

Federal Register
Internet

1936-     via GPO's FDSys
Browse individual issues   http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR  
or use Advanced Search
   (search by keyword, date, page number, etc.)

1936-1993     via Library of Congress' free access to HeinOnline
Browse chronologically for pdfs of individual issues.  http://loc.heinonline.org/loc/LOC?index=fedregloc

In the Library  
1936-  microfilm 1936-1983; microfiche 1984-present.
Government Information  micro WC34 
Indexes 1989- are in paper
1st floor, Reference KF 70.A2 F292
1936- Gov Info: microfilm 1936-1983; microfiche 1984-present
The index is at the beginning of each microform annual volume of the Federal Register.