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Are there four branches in administrative law?

no there are three but they are reffered as 4

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There are more tan................ federal administrative agencies.

100

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Federal administrative agencies have become so important that they’re often called the ...............of government

fourth branch

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What is the Administrative Procedures Act?

1. Established notice and hearing requirements;
2. Established rules for conducting agency adjudicative actions, and
3. Established procedures for rule making.

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What powers does the fourth branch have?
(Federal administrative agencies)

Legislative Powers
Licensing Powers
Executive Powers
Judicial Powers

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What are the legislative powers of the federal administrative agencies?

they have the authority to issue substantive rules.

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............................have the force of law

Sustantive rules

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Statutes often require.................................before a person can enter certain industries (like banks, tv stations, airlines) or professions (physicians, lawyers, CPAs).

the issuance of a government license

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Most administrative agencies have the power to determine whether to..................... to applicants.

grant licenses

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..........................are physical inspections of businesses.

Administrative searches

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Judicial Powers provide..........................and.......................

procedural due process and
substantive due process

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The...................gives respondents proper notice of allegations and a chance to present evidence.

procedural due process

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The ...............................clearly states the statute or rule that the respondent is charged with violating

substantive due process

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What does ALJ stands for?

Administrative Law Judges

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.........................preside over administrative proceedings and decide questions of law and fact concerning the case. There is no jury.

ALJs

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......................are issued in the form of an order that states the reason for the decision.

ALJ decisions

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What is necesary before a judicial Review of Agency Actions?

Case must be ripe.
Administrative exhaustion.
Final Order Rule -- the decision of the agency must be final before judicial review is sought.

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FOIA stands for?

Freedom of Information Act

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TORA stands for?

Texas Open Records Act

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......................requires federal agencies to publish agency procedures, rules, regs, interpretations in the federal register.

FOIA

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What does the Government in the Sunshine Act do?

Opens certain federal agency meetings to the public.

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The.............protects persons from harassment by federal administrative agencies.

Equal Access to Justice Act

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Do-Not-Call Registry is a................

joint project of two agencies

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What are the two agencies in the Do-Not-Call Registry?

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and
Federal Trade Commission.

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....................is the second largest government agency (only Defense is larger).

Department of Homeland Security

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............................placed 22 existing federal agencies with nearly 200,000 employees under the DHS

The Homeland Security Act of 2002

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What does FDA stands for?

Food and Drug Administration

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...................................provides the basis for the regulation of testing, manufacturing, distribution, and sale of foods, drugs, cosmetics, and medicinal products.

Food and Drug Administration

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FDA laws are supposed to..............

Ensure the wholesomeness of food;
Encourage accuracy in labeling and packaging; and
Prevent injury to health.

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“safe” contaminant levels for some foods:
Golden raisins ........................--
Popcorn -.......................
Peanuts - ....................................
Can mushrooms-................
Tomato juice --....................

35 fly eggs/8 oz
2 rodent hairs per lb
20 insects per 100 lbs
20 maggots/3 oz
10 fly eggs/3 oz

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FDA can regulate medicinal devices like

heart pacemakers, dialysis machines, defibrillators, surgical equipment, and other diagnostic, therapeutic, and health devices.

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How many drugs did the FDA test last year?

none

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FDA does not test drugs, it relays on..............

the drug manufacturs test

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...................is Responsible for enforcing federal employment discrimination laws

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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What does the Consumer Product Safety Commission do?

Interprets/enforces CPSA;
Safety tests consumer products;
Collects data re injuries caused by products;
Can require recalls;
Can seize hazardous products; &
Seek civil & criminal penalties.

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...............................enforces the Federal Trade Commission Act to prohibit unfair and deceptive trade practices.

Federal Trade Commission

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Who regulates labor union formation, elections, bargaining with employees, and other labor matters?

The National Labor Relations Board

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The .........................Regulates radio, television, cable, and other broadcast media.

Federal Communications Commission

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The.....................regulates the issuance, sale, and purchase of securities, including stocks and bonds.

Securities Exchange Commission

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The.......................is responsible for enforcing federal environmental protection laws

Environmental Protection Agency

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Mention some of the Acts for the Environmental Protection Agency

Clean Air Act,
Clean Water Act,
Toxic Substances Control Act,
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Endangered Species Act.

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CFR stands for?

Code of Federal Regulations

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EPA stands for?

Environmental Protection Agency

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...........................passes laws and....................are created to regulate

Congress
agencies

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the decision of the agency must be final before judicial review is sought is a...............

Final Order Rule