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Where Do Agencies Come From?

Almost always created by the legislature through a statute

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Enabling Act

Statute that creates an agency

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Delegation of Legislative Power

Legislature may delegate policymaking authority to an agency so long as it gives the agency an INTELLIGIBLE PRINCIPLE to follow in exercising that authority

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Two Primary Ways Agencies Make Policy

(1) Rulemaking

(2) Adjudication