Office of the Federal Register
The U.S. Government Printing Office and the Office
of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration
work closely to disseminate the official text of Federal laws; Presidential
documents; administrative regulations and notices; and descriptions of
Federal organizations, programs and activities. The following is a list
of resources published by the Office of the Federal Register that reside
on GPO Access with brief descriptions of those resources and links
to the resource's home page and more information.
Code of Federal Regulations
| e-CFR | Federal Register | List
of CFR Sections Affected
Privacy Act Issuances | Public
and Private Laws | Public Papers of the Presidents
of the United States
Unified Agenda | U.S. Government
Manual | United States Statutes at Large
Weekly Compiliation of Presidential Documents
Issued: Yearly on quarterly basis
of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register
by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject
to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each
calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis. More.
Issued: Daily, by 6AM
The official daily publication
for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations,
as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. More
Issued: Monthly with daily update listings
proposed, new, and amended Federal regulations that have been published
in the Federal Register since the most recent revision date of a
CFR title. Each LSA issue is cumulative and contains the CFR part
and section numbers, a description of its status, and the Federal
Register page number where the change(s) may be found. More.
Contains descriptions of Federal
agency systems of records maintained on individuals and procedures
or "rules" Federal agencies follow to assist individuals
who request information about their records. The categories of documents
in this database are; individual Privacy Act system descriptions;
and agency record keeping policies and practices. More.
104th Congress (1995-96) forward
Issued: As released.
Contains laws signed by the
President. The database for the current session of Congress is updated
when the publication of a slip law is authorized by OFR. Laws signed
by the President become known as slip laws. At the end
of every session of Congress slip laws are compiled
into the Statutes at Large and are known as session laws.
Every six years, the session laws are incorporated into the United
States Code, the codification of all general and permanent laws
of the United States. More.
Official series of Presidential
writings, addresses, and remarks of a public nature. Volumes covering
the administrations of Presidents Hoover, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy,
Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton are included
in the Public Papers series, though they are not all available online
at this time. More.
Issued: Biannual (April and October)
rules and proposed rules that each Federal agency expects to issue
during the next six months. The Unified Agenda is published twice
a year (usually in April and October) in the Federal Register (FR).
Provides comprehensive information
on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches.
It also includes information on quasi-official agencies, international
organizations in which the United States participates, and boards,
commissions, and committees. More.
Online Availability: Volume 117, 108th Congress, 1st Session
Issued: As released.
The United States Statutes at Large, typically referred to as the Statutes at Large, is the permanent collection of all laws and resolutions enacted during each session of Congress. The Statutes at Large is prepared and published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). GPO Access contains the statutes enacted in the 108th Congress, first session, Volume 117, with future volumes to be added as they become available. More.
Issued: Weekly (Monday)
The official publication
of presidential statements, messages, remarks, and other materials
released by the White House Press Secretary. More.