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The Federal Register is a legal newspaper published every business day by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). It contains federal agency regulations; proposed rules and notices; and executive orders, proclamations, and other presidential documents. Click on the link below for an interactive guide helping you to read and interpret entries in the Federal Register.

For more information, click on the link below for instructions on how to track a regulation through the rulemaking process.

You can search and browse current and past Federal Registers by visiting the Government Printing Office (GPO) website. Click here to visit GPO's main page for the Federal Register. The same information is available at, which also highlights selected entries using a more user-friendly interface.




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