Ch2 PP7 Where Law Comes From (Executive Branch) Part 2 Lecture Notes (3.12.08)

Ch2 PP7 Where Law - Ch 2 Executive Branch cont Ch 2 Where Law Comes From PP7 Executive Branch Part 2 1 Lesson Administrative agencies have the

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Ch 2 Executive Branch, cont. Ch. 2 Where Law Comes From PP7 Executive Branch, Part 2 Lesson: Administrative agencies have the authority to create administrative law Where do Federal and State Administrative Agencies come from? U.S. Congress and state legislatures create bureaucracies known as administrative agencies, in order to implement federal and state statutes Statutes authorize and fund each administrative agency The Chief Executive is responsible for the administration of the agency Executive appoints the agency head, but the legislature may have veto power over the appointment Administrative agencies implement statutes and other Executive Branch policies Through its rule making authority, administrative agencies can also promulgate (put into effect by formal declaration) rules, regulations, decisions, orders, and opinions To add specificity and precision to the statutory law To add new law that implements the Chief Executive’s policies Administrative rule : Similar to a piece of legislation, but typically more specific and narrow in scope Administrative regulation : Highly specific form of law that elaborates upon an administrative rule Administrative decision : A ruling by an administrative hearing (adjudicative) body that
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PSYC 277 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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