A. CFR Parts Affected from the Federal Register
Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (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. The Federal Register contains rules and regulations which are regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect. Most rules are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Users are able to browse CFR Parts Affected from the Federal Register to find final and proposed rules that affect the CFR and have been published in the Federal Register within the past 24 hours, week, month, or within a specific date range.
B. LIST OF CFR Sections Affected
The List of CFR Sections Affected (LSA) lists proposed, new, and amended Federal regulations that have been published in the Federal Register since the most recent revision date of a Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) title. It is published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration.
Consider exploring this route:
1. Select > Browse List of Parts Affected >choose your date . Any changes that are relevant to your CFR citation will be listed here. This source also notifies you of proposed reg. that could be relevant for your legal issue.
2. Update the CFR via Federal Register 2.0 . Are there any changes or activities to your CFR title and part since the CFR was last updated?
3 Update via a known RIN number. Got to www.federalregister.go v > advance search> enter RINnumber (regulatory identifier number.)RINs help the public to identify and follow the progress of each regulatory action or rulemaking proceeding in the Unified Agenda, the Federal Register, and on the Reginfo.gov website. Each regulatory action retains the same RIN throughout the entire rulemaking process. Always check to see if there are any recent proposed or final regulations since the last codification in the most recent Code of Federal Regulations.The annual update cycle is as follows: titles 1-16 are revised as of January 1; titles 17-27 are revised as of April 1; titles 28-41 are revised as of July 1; and titles 42-50 are revised as of October 1.
4. Via a boolean or known citatoon search in the Federal register database on FDys.
5. Via E-cfr: Go to FDsys at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys Select >Code of Federal Regulations >Go to the e-cfr database (on the left) and look up your citation. This information is usually updated within 24 hours and may therefore not be current enough. Note, You cannot cite to this source.
5.By calling the agency and check for updates.
Each LSA issue is cumulative and contains the CFR part and section numbers, a description of its status (e.g., amended, confirmed, revised), and the Federal Register page number where the change(s) may be found. The LSA is issued monthly; however, on FDsys users are also able to browse CFR Parts Affected from the Federal Register to find final and proposed rules that affect the CFR and have been published in the Federal Register within the past 24 hours, week, month, or within a specific date range.
FDsys contains the LSA from 1997 forward. Documents are available as ASCII text and Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
Find Citation of Statute
2. Use Parallel Table of Authorities (located on the left sidebar) to locate relevant regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations.
3. Pull up CFR Part > but before reading it:
4. Check to see if there are any updates:
a. Consult: CFR List of Parts Affected on www.govinfo.gov.
c. Browse by Date: Select > Choose Date Range
d. First Date is the date of the most recent CFR publication. Last Date is today’s date.
e. Click on CFR Title and Part to read any updates in Federal Register.
The CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) is revised annually according to the following schedule:
i. Titles 1–16— as of Jan. 1
ii. Titles 17–27— as of April 1
iii. Titles 28–41— as of July 1
iv. Titles 42–50— as of Oct. 1
If you are receiving to many updates then remember to filter or consider searching for updates via www.federalregister, or call the agency and ask for help!