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The National Archives and Records Administration is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives.  NARA is officially responsible for maintaining and publishing the legally authentic and authoritative copies of acts of Congress, presidential proclamations and executive orders, and federal regulations.  The NARA also transmits votes of the Electoral College to Congress.  The chief administrator of NARA is the Archivist of the United States.


Federal Register

Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administrators (NARA), 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.  It is updated daily by 6 a.m. and is published Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.


Code of Federal Regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States.  The CFR is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to federal regulation.  





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