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What is an administrative agency? statutory entity has the power to make, interpret, and enforce laws. (It is not a legislative or judicial body.) What laws govern the operation of administrative agencies? Administrative Procedure Act—general federal law governing agency process and operations. Government in the Sunshine Act—federal law requiring public hearings by agencies (with limited exceptions) . Federal Privacy Act—federal law protecting transfer of information among agencies unless done for enforcement reasons. Freedom of Information Act—federal law providing individuals with access to information held by administrative agencies (with some exemptions such as for trade secrets). What do administrative agencies do? Public comment period—period in rulemaking process when any individual or business can provide input on proposed regulations. Promulgation—approval of proposed rules by heads of agencies. How do agencies enforce the law?
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2011 for the course BUSINESS ACCT 305 taught by Professor Poletti during the Spring '09 term at DeVry Columbus North.

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