Electronic Data Products

A number of Federal Government publications produced in electronic format as data files or databases and made available via File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or CD-ROM can be purchased from the U.S. Government Bookstore.

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CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS (CFR)

Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register, and Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents

CFR Description: (Issued As Updated) Codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. Divided into 50 titles representing broad areas subject to Federal regulation.

a) Code of Federal Regulations (File Transfer Protocol)

  • Description: Code of Federal Regulations in electronic data file transmitted via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Available Formats:  ASCII; SGML (text-only); SGML (text and images); Single Part of a Title.
  • Price: Offered in a range of prices and formats for a 1-Year Subscription service:
    • $17,325.00 for SGML (text and images);
    • $8,250.00 for SGML (text-only);
    • $9,430.00 for ASCII;
    • $115.00 for Single Part of a Title.

b) Code of Federal Regulations (On-Demand CD-ROM)

  • Description: CD-ROMs are sold on demand as a single part of a CFR title.
  • How to Order: Please call 1-888-293-6498 (Toll-Free).
  • Price: $180.00 per part

c) List of Federal Regulations (CFR) Sections Affected

  • Description: (Issued monthly) A listing of amendatory actions published in the Federal Register.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator codes via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price:
    • $1,380.00 for a 1-year subscription;
    • $115.00 for a single issue.

CONGRESSIONAL DIRECTORY

  • Publisher: Congress and Government Printing Office
  • Description: (Issued every two years) Presents short biographies of each member of the Senate and the House, listed by States and Districts, respectively. Includes additional data such as his/her committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistant and/or secretary, room and telephone numbers. Also lists officials of the courts, the military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including the D.C. Government; Governors of States and Territories; foreign diplomats; and members of the press, radio, and television galleries.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price: $115.00

CONGRESSIONAL RECORD

  • Publisher: Congress and Government Printing Office
  • Description: (Issued daily when Congress is in session) A verbatim report on Congressional debates and other proceedings. Each issue includes a Daily Digest that summarizes the proceedings for that day in each House and before each of their committees and subcommittees. The legislative program for that day presented, and at the end of the week, the program for the following week.
  • Available Formats: ASCII; ASCII format with GPO Locator Codes.
  • Price: Offered in a range of subscriptions.
    • $7,820.00 for a 1-year subscription;
    • $3,9100.00 for 6 months;
    • $115.00 for a single day issue.

DAILY BILLS

Publisher: Congress, and Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents

Description: Bills reported and filed daily by the by the various committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

a) Daily Bills (Issued as Published)

  • Description: (Issued as Published) All bills reported and filed by the various committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on a daily basis.
  • Available Formats:
  • Price: Available in a range of subscriptions and prices:
    • $7,820.00 for a 1-year subscription;
    • $3,910.00 for 6 months;
    • $115.00 for single day issue.

b) Daily Bills Digest

  • Description: (Issued daily when Congress is in session). A compilation of bills reported and filed by the various Committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. 6 month and 1 year subscriptions via FTP service are available.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator codes via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price:
    • $7,820.00 for a 1-year subscription;
    • $3,910.00 for 6 months.

FEDERAL REGISTER

Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register; and Government Printing Office

a) Federal Register (Daily)

  • Description: (Issued daily) Provides a uniform system for making regulations and legal notices issued by Federal Agencies available to the public. These include Presidential proclamations and Executive Orders and Federal agency documents having general applicability and legal effect, documents required to be published by Act of Congress and other Federal agency Documents of public interest.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator Codes; and SGML.
  • Price: Available in a range of subscriptions and prices:
    • $17,250.00 for a 1-year subscription;
    • $8,625.00 for 6 months;
    • $115.00 for single day issue

b) Federal Register Index

  • Description:  The Federal Register Index provides descriptive entries and page numbers for documents published during the year in the daily Federal Register.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator codes via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price: $115.00 for a single copy

PUBLIC LAWS (108th Congress forward)

  • Publisher: Congress and Government Printing Office
  • Description: (Issued as published) Subscribers initially receive all public laws for the 108th Congress, Second Session. Afterward, public laws are available as published. One year subscription runs from January 1 through December 31.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator Codes via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price:
    • $8,366.00 for a 1-year subscription;
    • $115.00 for a single day issue

SENATE AND HOUSE REPORTS

  • Publisher: Congress and Government Printing Office
  • Description: (Issued as Published) All reports issue by the various committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator Codes via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price:
    • $7,820.00 for a 1-year subscription;
    • $3,910.00 for 6 months.

UNITED STATES CODE

  • Publisher: House of Representatives, Office of Law Revision Counsel
  • Description: (Issued as Published) Contains the latest edition of the general and permanent laws of the United States. Includes Titles 1 through 50; Tables; Popular Names; General Index; and supplements.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator Codes via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price: $115.00 per title; $115.00 per Supplement

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT MANUAL

  • Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register, and Government Printing Office
  • Description: (Issued Annually) Provides information on the agencies of the Legislative, Judicial, and Executive branches of the government. Also includes information on quasi-official agencies, international organizations in which the United States participates, and boards, committees, and commissions. Each agency entry contains: a summary of the agency's purpose and federal role; a brief history of the agency; its legislative or executive authority; a description of its programs and activities; and a "Source of Information" section.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator Codes via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price: $115.00

WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

  • Publisher: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register
  • Description: This compilation makes available transcripts of the President's news conferences, messages to Congress, public speeches and statements and other presidential materials released by the White House.
  • Available Formats: ASCII format with GPO Locator Codes via File Transfer Protocol.
  • Price:
    • $4,552.62 for a 1-year subscription;
    • $2,276.31 for 6 months;
    • $115.00 per single issue.