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

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General and permanent rules published in the Federal Register. Code of Federal Regulations

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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States The official publication of materials released by the White House Press Secretary.

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Within a couple of days after the President signs a bill into law:

  • The original, signed document is delivered to the OFR.
  • The OFR assigns a law number.
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