Sources and Tools to the
Code of Federal Regulations


Part of LLSDC's Legislative Source Book

Free Sources and Research Tools


Annual CFR, 1996+ (via GovInfo.gov - Search,  Advance Search, Citation Retrieval, Browse

Annual CFR, 1996+ (via GPO FDsys - Browse; see also Advance Search & Retrieve by Citation)

Code of Federal Regulations, 1938-1995 (via Library of Congress / HeinOnline - Browse)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via e-CFR.gov - Browse, Search, Link)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via GovRegs.com - Browse, Link - text format)

Code of Federal Regulations, current annual ed. (via Legal Information Institute at Cornell U. Law School)

Code of Federal Regulations (via WorldCat - paper, microform & digital sources identified in library catalogs)


Affected CFR Part Histories, 1994+ (via FederalRegister.gov Advance Document Search)

CFR Index and Finding Aids, 2011 (via Google Books

List of CFR Sections Affected (via GPO FDsys - Monthly issues,  1986-2000 Compilation

List of CFR Sections Affected (via GovInfo - Monthly Issues, 1986-2000 Compilation)

Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules (via GPO.gov - USC cites to CFR cites) 

Research Guide to the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations (via LLSDC)

Sources and Tools to the Federal Register (via LLSDC)

Commercial Sources and Research Tools


Code of Federal Regulations, 1938+ (via HeinOnline - Search, Browse, Cite Retrieve)

Code of Federal Regulations, 1981+ (via Lexis - called Archived CFR)

Code of Federal Regulations, 1981+ (via Lexis Advance - Archive - see lower right of Home Page or see archive versions on most all CFR section screens)

Code of Federal Regulations, 1984+ (via Westlaw - Code of Federal Regulations - Historical CFR)


Code of Federal Regulations, current (via Bloomberg Law - Search, Browse, Cite Retrieve)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via CyberRegs - Search, Browse, Cite Retrieve)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via Fastcase - Search, Browse, Cite Retrieve)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via Lexis - Search, Browse, Cite Retrieve)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via Lexis Advance - Filter for CFR - Search, Cite Retrieve)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via National Law Library - Search, Browse, Cite Retrieve)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via VersusLaw - Search, Cite Retrieve)

Code of Federal Regulations, current (via Westlaw - Search, Browse, Cite Retrieve)


CFR Index and Finding Aids, 1977+ (via HeinOnline - annual index & finding aids from 1977 to present)

Code of Federal Regulations Index (via Westlaw - search CFR Index with links to CFR sections)

Code of Federal Regulations - Index (via Lexis Advance filter to CFR - Index with CFR section links)


CFR - Compilation of Sections Affected, 1949-2000 (via HeinOnline - 1949-1972, 1973-1985, 1986-2000)

List of CFR Sections Affected, 1958+ (via HeinOnline - monthly and annual editions)


Citation Examples:

FCC Broadcast Radio Services, 47 C.F.R. § 73.609 (2015). (per Bluebook; rule 14.2(a)).

Paying Bank's Responsibility for Return of Checks, 12 C.F.R. § 229.30 (2016). (per Bluebook; rule 14.2(a)).

 


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Last revised on March 21, 2017