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Digitized Federal Register Index

News April 4, 2019 - Issues from 1936 to 1994 now available


Digitized cumulative annual issues of the Federal Register Index from 1936 to 1994 (see exceptions below) are now available in addition to issues from 2013 to present. The FR Index is published monthly and is cumulative. For all prior years, only the annual cumulative edition (January-December) is available. For the current year, the issue is replaced monthly with the most up to date cumulative issue for the year. The FR Index is published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration.


Please note that in 1948, the FR Index was published as 4 quarterly final editions, and in 1938, the FR Index was published as 2 final editions (Jan-June and June-Dec). The issues for 1976, 1977, and 1995-2012 will be added at a future date.


Browse all issues of the FR Index or find in search results. Only the most recent edition of the FR Index will appear by default in basic search results. To see previous editions in search results, after a search, click the box next to “View Historical Results."

Search of the Federal Register Index with historical editions included

Check "View Historical Results" on the Search Results page to see previous editions


The Federal Register back to 1936 and other regulatory publications are also available on govinfo.