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Regulatory Insight

Regulatory Histories created by ProQuest for enacted Public Laws

What is Regulatory Insight

A law’s been passed.  What happens next?   Regulatory Insight takes you to the next stage. Regulatory Insight provides researchers with workflow solutions to facilitate research tasks associated with administrative law. As a companion to Legislative Insight, Regulatory Insight offers U.S. federal administrative law histories beginning in 1936, organized by federal statute and Executive Order.

Regulatory Insight creates regulatory histories for individual federal statutes and Executive Orders by compiling pertinent Federal Register articles into a research-friendly workspace similar to the workspace provided in Legislative Insight. "Search within" functionality and the ability to limit by content type (e.g. notices, proposed rules, final rules) are available through the filters.

  • The default display is organized by federal agency to facilitate research into the history of agency-specific and sub-agency regulations.  Histories are also sortable by date.
  • The content includes fully searchable PDFs of all Federal Register issues from 1936-present, plus separate PDFs of all FR “articles” with both browse and search options.
  • The content includes fully searchable PDFs of all CFR volumes 1938-present plus separate PDFs of all CFR Titles and Parts, with browse and search options.
  • Regulatory histories also include links to Legislative Insight and Supreme Court Insight.

Modules

There are several modules in Regulatory Insight; the initial module contains regulatory histories from 1935-2016.  Prospective (2017 and future) public laws are covered in additional modules.

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Product Updates

Current Content

For those with the current content, the Federal Register is updated in Regulatory Insight within 48 hours.  The information is reviewed and the regulatory histories are updated twice each week. 

As of June 18, 2018 we have the following content loaded:

  • Federal Register documents for 1936-present (completely loaded)
  • Code of Federal Regulations : 1938- current (some gaps).  Please note, the CFR was not published in 1942 and 1948.

Regulatory Histories Loaded