Office of the Federal Register (OFR)

The Office of the Federal Register

The OFR, part of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), was created in 1935.  Under the auspices of the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register (ACFR), it 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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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