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Federal Register

A daily publication of the U.S. federal government that disseminates new rules, changes to rules, public announcements and other information pertinent to federal employees and other interested parties. It was first published in 1936.
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The federal government makes available two free, online versions of the Code of Federal Regulations; the first is a PDF replication of the current code in print, the second is one that is updated daily (called the "e-CFR") but still usually two business days behind the contents of that day's Federal Register.
The Office of the Federal Register has a mandate to provide for public inspection of documents before publication in the Federal Register.
According to the Federal Register, the duties on the carbazole violet 23 pigments from China could range anywhere between 5.
GPO puts Congressional Record, Federal Register on the Internet.
A notice published on May 15, 2003, in the Federal Register announced the establishment of a Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.
GPO Access, from the National Archives and Records Administration, grants access to the Federal Register, the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential documents; the Congressional Record, the official daily record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress; and other government publications.
Citation: 67 Federal Register (December 26, 2002) [Nauru & Ukraine]; 68 Federal Register 6613 (February 10, 2003) [Bank Secrecy Act regulations].
The proposed regulations (other than the anti-avoidance rule for reimporting a loss) would apply to transactions occurring after March 6, 2002, if they occur during a tax year for which the original return is due after temporary or final regulations are published in the Federal Register.
sent a memorandum to the heads of all executive agencies on January 20, 2001, directing them to (1) not send proposed or final regulations to the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), (2) withdraw regulations that had been sent to the Office but not yet published in the Federal Register, and (3) postpone for 60 days the effective date of regulations that had been published in the Federal Register but had not yet taken effect.
He also left a pile of "midnight regulations," last-minute additions to the Federal Register.
Commissioner Mary Gall supported the ANPR, but favored submitting it to OMB prior to sending it to the Office of the Federal Register for publication.
The proposed rule was still in the clearance process and did not make it into the Federal Register before President Bush's Regulatory Review Plan was announced.

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