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Federal Register
The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations (including grant information and the Unique Physician Fee Schedule), as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

Code of Federal Regulations
Published annually. Contains the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation, e.g. Title 3, The President, Title 40, Protection of the Environment.

Regulatory Plan and the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.
Agencies must publish semiannual regulatory agendas in the Federal Register describing regulatory actions they are developing that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities.

List of CFR Sections Affected
Lists 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 (e.g., amended, confirmed, revised), and the Federal Register page number where the change(s) may be found.

GAO Federal Rules Database Search
GAO provides an annual report to the standing committees of jurisdiction of both Houses of Congress on major rules proposed by Federal agencies. Those reports are available from this site. A database of information (but not the text) on major rules and on non-major rules for which a report has not been written is also available at this site.

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