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Chapter 6

Adminstrative Agencies

Where do most regulations that have an impact on business come from? Federal and State administrative agencies
They possess all 3. Legislative, Judicial, and Executive
What is an enabling statute? A law passed by congress or state legislature that creates an administrative agency
Why are Independent Administrative Agencies created? They are created to enforce law that Congress passes
What are 5 of the Independent Administrative Agencies? EPA, EEOC, FCC, NLRB, & SEC
What was the Federal Trade Commission created by? What was it trying to prohibit? Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914. It was trying to prohibit unfair methods of competition and deceptive trade practices
Customers who have complaints about their cellphone bill can file writen complaints with? The Federal Communications Commission
What do Administrative law (Agency rules) do that statutory law does not? Administrative law (Agency rules) are more detailed than statutory law and fills in the gaps left by statutes
How are Administrative Agencies created, and given their authority? Adminstrative Agencies are created by the legislature and are given their authority by the legislature through an enabling statute
Name the three ways the public has ready access to the activity of Administrative Agencies? 1. Open Records 2. Open Meetings 3. Public Annoucement of agency guidelines
Created by: Southcollege



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