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Internet Access

How can I do online research in the Federal Register ?

Search the FR for documents in all issues from 1995 to present, at:
! http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces140.html 1994 FR documents are available in a separate database.

Browse the FR table of contents using the hyperlinks to retrieve documents in todays issue, or in any issue from 1998 to present, at:
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www.archives.gov/federal_register/the_federal_register/indexes.html

You can also view the FR TOC in either HTML or PDF.

Check Documents in the News for high profile and frequently requested FR documents, at:
! http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html

Internet Access

How can I do online research in the CFR ?


Visit http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/index.html and follow the links to:
! Search or Browse your choice of CFR titles and/or volumes using the tables of contents in any volume from 1997 to present: ! Retrieve CFR sections or subparts by citation in any volume from 1997 to present: ! Search the entire CFR by keyword in any current volume

Internet Access

How can I be Sure my CFR Research is up to date?


Visit http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/lsa/aboutlsa.html, to:
! Check the LSA (List of CFR Sections Affected): Final changes to CFR sections in the last 12 months FR issues. Also lists proposed changes to CFR parts. ! Check Last Months List of CFR Parts Affected Final and proposed changes to CFR parts in last months FR issues. ! Check the Current List of CFR Parts Affected Final and proposed changes to CFR parts in this months FR issues. ! Check the List of CFR Parts Affected Today Final and proposed changes to CFR parts in todays FR. Use this service for daily monitoring.

Internet Access

What other information on Federal Register publications and services is on the Web ?

To learn more about Office of the Federal Register publications and services, go to the National Archives and Records Administrations Federal Register home page:
http://www.archives.gov/federal_register

Rulemaking Process

How can the public participate in rulemaking ?


Citizens have a right to express their views before an agency adopts final rules Each Federal Register document tells you:
! Whether comments are requested ! How, when and where to comment

Writing effective comments?


! Type neatly and cite rulemaking by docket number and other identifying information (subject heading; FR cite) ! Include your name and address ! Follow directions -- agency may ask you to respond to specific questions or label comments with CFR parts or section numbers ! Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and substitute language for your requested changes

Customer Service

Customer Service Information


Phone numbers:
! FR/CFR, Presidential Documents, US Government Manual: 202/741-6000 ! Electronic and on-line services (voice): 202/741-6020 ! Privacy Act Compilation: 202/741-6064 ! Public Laws Update Services: 202/741-6043 ! TTY: 202/741-6086

Internet addresses:
! Full text of FR/CFR: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara ! FR information and research tools: www.archives.gov/federal_register

E-mail addresses:
! Reference questions: fedreg.info@nara.gov ! PENS: send e-mail to listproc@lucky.fed.gov with the following text message: SUBSCRIBE PUBLAWS-L <firstname><lastname>

Customer Service

How to Enroll in a Federal Register Workshop


Call the Office of the Federal Register at 202 741-6010 to register for workshops. We offer workshops in Washington DC and in selected cities across the country. Look for announcements of dates and locations of future workshops:
! In the front pages of the Federal Register. ! Online at: www.archives.gov/federal_register