Federal Register Index

News November 1, 2018 - Cumulative editions for 2013-2017, and most recent 2018 edition now available


The Federal Register Index, published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, is now being made available on govinfo. The cumulative annual editions for 2013-2017 and most recent cumulative edition for 2018 are now available.


GPO will update the most recent edition for the current year on a monthly basis. For example, right now the January 2018 to September 2018 edition is available, and when the January 2018 to October 2018 edition is available, it will replace the previous edition on govinfo. GPO will also be working to make digitized annual editions of the Index available back to the first available in 1936.


Browse editions of the FR Index or find the most recent edition of the Federal Register Index 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 Index is based on a consolidation of contents entries appearing in the subject references for the months indicated. The entries are arranged first under the name of the agency which issued the document. Under each agency, the entries are then listed alphabetically within the categories of Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices. Executive Orders, Proclamations, and other documents from the President are listed under Presidential Documents. Each entry contains the page number in the Federal Register where the document begins, followed by the date it was published.


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