Federal Register

About the Office of the Federal Register

"The Office of the Federal Register is the one-stop location, whether online or in print, to keep abreast of all of the substantive actions of the executive branch and the Congress. It is an exciting and challenging place to be," said Charley Barth, director of the Federal Register.

Read the rest of the Prologue article:
At the Federal Register, Tending to the Details of Democracy

The Office of the Federal Register (OFR) provides access to the official text of:

  • Federal Laws
  • Presidential Documents
  • Administrative Regulations and Notices
  • Descriptions of Federal Organizations, Programs and Activities

We also administer the Electoral College and the Constitutional Amendment Process.

Our Publications

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  • The Administrative Committee of the Federal Register (ACFR) oversees the functions of the Federal Register publications system.   Learn More

Our Mission

Through our publications and online services, we:

  • inform citizens of their rights and obligations
  • document the actions of Federal agencies
  • provide a forum for public participation in the democratic process

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