Administrative Law Primer: Statutory Definitions of "Agency" and Characteristics of Agency Independence

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This report explores several important statutes that regulate agencies and these statutes' respective definitions of "agency." These statutes include the Administrative Procedure Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Federal Records Act, statutes governing federal employees, and the Paperwork Reduction Act.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 22, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Cole, Jared P.

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Shedd, Daniel T.

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 22, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report explores several important statutes that regulate agencies and these statutes' respective definitions of "agency." These statutes include the Administrative Procedure Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Federal Records Act, statutes governing federal employees, and the Paperwork Reduction Act.

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20 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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