Federal Register in XML

Metadata Updated: March 27, 2020

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. Published by the Office of the Federal Register (OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), it is updated daily and is available Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. GPO's Government Information System (govinfo) contains Federal Register issues from 1936 to the present. The current XML data set is not yet an official format of the Federal Register. The XML-structured files are derived from SGML-tagged data and printing codes, which may produce anomalies in display. In addition, the XML data does not yet include image files. Users who require a higher level of assurance may wish to consult the official version of the Federal Register on govinfo.gov or federalregister.gov. The govinfo data set includes digitally signed Federal Register PDF files, which may be relied upon as evidence in a court of law.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.


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Metadata Created Date May 28, 2016
Metadata Updated Date March 27, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P1D

Metadata Source

Harvested from NARA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 28, 2016
Metadata Updated Date March 27, 2020
Publisher Office of the Federal Register
Unique Identifier NARA-FedReg
Oliver Potts
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1D
Bureau Code 393:00
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Collection Metadata true
Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Id c0e7e8ba-9c80-4ec1-9235-7d4d85688d84
Harvest Source Title NARA Data.json
Data First Published 2000-01-03
Homepage URL https://www.govinfo.gov/bulkdata/FR/resources
Data Last Modified 2013-12-15
Program Code 000:000
Publisher Hierarchy National Archives and Records Administration > Office of the Federal Register
Related Documents https://www.govinfo.gov/help/fr#about
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 9877fa57c1c58f00769a699f17228740e8206827
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
Category regulations, proposed rules

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