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Federal (U.S.) Regulation Research

Federal Regulation research is divided into two separate areas: (1) administrative law, which deals with the validity and creation of agency created law; and (2) the research of the agency law itself. This series of research guides deals with the latter.

Step 9: Publication of Final Rule, Interim Final Rule, or Direct Final Rule

Final Rules, Interim Final Rules, and Direct Final Rules are published in the Federal Register to give the public notice of a new regulation.

What to look for:

  • Federal Register document with action about a final rule.

Where to look: