Federal Register weekly update: 132 rules added in last week of March (2024)

From March 25, 2024, through March 29, 2024, the Federal Register grew by 1,788 pages for a year-to-date total of 22,326 pages.

The Federal Register hit an all-time high of 95,894 pages in 2016.

This week’s Federal Register featured the following 589 documents:

  • 502 notices
  • Four presidential documents
  • 41 proposed rules
  • 132 final rules

Three proposed rules, including a proposal to set and adjust trademark fees from the Patent and Trademark Office, and 11 final rules, including the omission of food from the in-kind support and maintenance calculations within the Social Security Income program from the Social Security Administration, were deemed significant under E.O. 12866, as amended by E.O. 14094—defined by the potential to have large impacts on the economy, environment, public health, or state or local governments. Significant actions may also conflict with presidential priorities or other agency rules. The Biden administration in 2024 has issued 52 significant proposed rules, 75 significant final rules, and no significant notices as of March 29, 2024.

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