Federal Regulations

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Regulations issued by Federal agencies

Federal Register via the Government Printing Office

The Federal Register provides a uniform system for making available regulations and legal notices issued by Federal agencies. 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.

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) via the Government Printing Office

After publication in the Federal Register as a final rule, regulations are then codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The Code is divided into 50 titles which represent broad areas subject to federal regulation. Each title is divided into chapters which bear the name of the issuing agency and then further divided into sub-parts covering specific regulatory areas.

Guide to FAR Clauses maintained by the Office of the President, University of California

This page provides guidance on FAR, DFAR and NASA FAR clauses that are frequently proposed in research contracts to universities. You can search by word or clause number.

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Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars

OMB A-21
Principles for Determining Costs Applicable to Grants, Contracts, and Other Agreements with Educational Institutions

This Circular establishes principles for determining costs applicable to grants, contracts, and other agreements with educational institutions. It governs direct and indirect charges made by educational institutions to the federal government.

OMB A-110

Grants and Agreements with Institution of Higher Education, Hospitals and other non-profit organizations

This Circular sets forth standards for the pre-award and post-award administration of grants to and agreements with institutions of higher education. It includes provisions related to property, procurement standards, reports and records, among others.

OMB A-133
Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Institutions

This Circular sets forth standards for obtaining consistency and uniformity among Federalagencies for the audit of non-profit organizations expending Federal awards. A-133 requires a single, annual compliance audit of educational institutions receiving federal funding.

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