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Administrative Law: Find the Proposed Rule

Guide to researching regulations

Regulatory History Step 3: Instructions

3.  Find the proposed rule.

  • Citation should be mentioned in the final rule (usually in the Summary or the Background).  Look up the citation of the proposed rule in the electronic Federal Register by pasting the citation exactly as it appears.
  • Another way to find the proposed rule is to get the RIN from the final rule and search for it in the Unified Agenda.  This shows the history of the rule's appearance in the Federal Register.

Regulatory Histoyr Step 3: Images

proposed rule cited in text

... or search the RIN


Rin Search screen 1

RIN search screen 2

RIN search 3