What is the Federal Register?

Title: What is the Federal Register?


  • John Hyrum Martinez, Director, Publications and Services Division, Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration


    Curious about the Federal Register and want to learn more about this core “Government in the Sunshine” resource? This webinar demonstrates an overview of the Federal Register, presented by the Office of the Federal Register. It is appropriate for anyone who ever gets questions about: food labelling requirements, cosmetic ingredients, Fair Labor standards, oil drilling regulations, the Physician Fee Schedule, pesticide tolerances, net neutrality, presidential proclamations and executive orders in the news, and so much more. The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other Presidential documents. This webinar covers the historical background and purpose of the Federal Register, as well as how to use it in daily life.

Duration: 59 minutes

Date Recorded: 04/11/2018

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