eBook Federal Regulatory Directory: The Essential Guide to the History, Organization, and Impact of U.S. Federal Regulation, 16th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1452290180
  • ISBN-13: 9781452290188
  • DDC: 353.091
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1040 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Federal Regulatory Directory, Sixteenth Edition continues to offer a clear path through the maze of complex federal agencies and regulations, providing to-the-point analysis of regulations. Information-packed profiles of more than 100 federal agencies and departments detail the history, structure, purpose, actions, and key contacts for every regulatory agency in the U.S. government. Now updated with an improved searching structure, The Federal Regulatory Directory continues to be the leading reference for understanding federal regulations, providing a richer, more targeted exploration than is possible by cobbling together electronic and print sources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Thematic Table of Contents.
Preface.
List of Abbreviations.
1: Federal Regulation: An Introduction.
2: Major Regulatory Agencies.
3: Consumer Product Safety Commission.
4: Environmental Protection Agency.
5: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
6: Federal Communications Commission.
7: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
8: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
9: Federal Reserve System.
10: Federal Trade Commission.
11: Food and Drug Administration.
12: National Labor Relations Board.
13: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
14: Securities and Exchange Commission.
15: Other Regulatory Agencies.
16: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.
17: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
18: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
19: Election Assistance Commission.
20: Farm Credit Administration.
21: Federal Election Commission.
22: Federal Housing Finance Agency.
23: Federal Maritime Commission.
24: National Credit Union Administration.
25: National Mediation Board.
26: National Transportation Safety Board.
27: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
28: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
29: Postal Regulatory Commission.
30: Small Business Administration.
31: Social Security Administration.
32: United States International Trade Commission.
33: United States Postal Service.
34: Departmental Agencies.
35: Agriculture Department.
36: Agricultural Marketing Service.
37: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
38: Farm Service Agency.
39: Food and Nutrition Service.
40: Food Safety and Inspection Service.
41: Foreign Agricultural Service.
42: Forest Service.
43: Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration.
44: Natural Resources Conservation Service.
45: Risk Management Agency.
46: Rural Development.
47: Commerce Department.
48: Bureau of Industry and Security.
49: Economic Development Administration.
50: International Trade Administration.
51: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
52: United States Patent and Trademark Office.
53: Defense Department.
54: Army Corps of Engineers.
55: Education Department.
56: Office for Civil Rights.
57: Office for Federal Student Aid.
58: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
59: Office of Postseconday Education.
60: Office of Special Education and Rehabfilitative Services.
61: Energy Department.
62: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
63: Office of Environmental Management.
64: Office of Fossil Energy.
65: Office of Health, Safety, and Security.
66: Health and Human Services Department.
67: Administration for Children and Families.
68: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
69: Office for Civil Rights.
70: Other Health and Human Services Department Offices.
71: Homeland Security Department.
72: Federal Emergency Management Agency.
73: Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
74: Transportation Security Administration.
75: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
76: U.S. Coast Guard.
77: U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
78: Housing and Urban Development Department.
79: Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.
80: Office of Housing.
81: Office of Public and Indian Housing.
82: Other Housing and Urban Development Department Offices.
83: Interior Department.
84: Bureau of Indian Affairs.
85: Bureau of Land Management.
86: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
87: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
88: Office of Natural Resources Revenue.
89: United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
90: United States Geological Survey.
91: Other Interior Department Offices.
92: Justice Department.
93: Antitrust Division.
94: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
95: Civil Rights Division.
96: Drug Enforcement Administration.
97: Office of Justice Programs.
98: Other Justice Department Offices.
99: Labor Department.
100: Employee Benefits Security Administration.
101: Employment and Training Administration.
102: Mine Safety and Health Administration.
103: Veterans' Employment and Training Service.
104: Other Labor Department Offices.
105: State Department.
106: Bureau of Consular Affairs.
107: Transportation Department.
108: Federal Aviation Administration.
109: Federal Highway Administration.
110: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
111: Federal Railroad Administration.
112: Federal Transit Administration.
113: Maritime Administration.
114: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
115: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
116: Research and Innovative Technology Administration.
117: Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.
118: Surface Transportation Board.
119: Other Transportation Department Offices.
120: Treasury Department.
121: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.
122: Comptroller of the Currency.
123: Internal Revenue Service.
124: Veterans Affairs Department.
125: Veterans Affairs Department.
126: Regulatory Oversight and Coordination.
127: Regulatory Oversight and Coordination Agencies.
Appendix.
Federal World Wide Websites.
Ordering Government Publications.
How to Use the Federal Register and the CFR.
Searching and Commenting on Regulations: Regulations.gov.
Administrative Procedure Act.
Freedom of Information Act.
Government in the Sunshine Act.
Paperwork Reduction Act.
Privacy Act.
Executive Orders.
Name Index.
Subject Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Thematic Table of Contents.
Preface.
List of Abbreviations.
1: Federal Regulation: An Introduction.
2: Major Regulatory Agencies.
3: Consumer Product Safety Commission.
4: Environmental Protection Agency.
5: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
6: Federal Communications Commission.
7: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
8: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
9: Federal Reserve System.
10: Federal Trade Commission.
11: Food and Drug Administration.
12: National Labor Relations Board.
13: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
14: Securities and Exchange Commission.
15: Other Regulatory Agencies.
16: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.
17: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
18: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
19: Election Assistance Commission.
20: Farm Credit Administration.
21: Federal Election Commission.
22: Federal Housing Finance Agency.
23: Federal Maritime Commission.
24: National Credit Union Administration.
25: National Mediation Board.
26: National Transportation Safety Board.
27: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
28: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
29: Postal Regulatory Commission.
30: Small Business Administration.
31: Social Security Administration.
32: United States International Trade Commission.
33: United States Postal Service.
34: Departmental Agencies.
35: Agriculture Department.
36: Agricultural Marketing Service.
37: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
38: Farm Service Agency.
39: Food and Nutrition Service.
40: Food Safety and Inspection Service.
41: Foreign Agricultural Service.
42: Forest Service.
43: Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration.
44: Natural Resources Conservation Service.
45: Risk Management Agency.
46: Rural Development.
47: Commerce Department.
48: Bureau of Industry and Security.
49: Economic Development Administration.
50: International Trade Administration.
51: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
52: United States Patent and Trademark Office.
53: Defense Department.
54: Army Corps of Engineers.
55: Education Department.
56: Office for Civil Rights.
57: Office for Federal Student Aid.
58: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
59: Office of Postsecondary Education.
60: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
61: Energy Department.
62: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
63: Office of Environmental Management.
64: Office of Fossil Energy.
65: Office of Health, Safety, and Security.
66: Health and Human Services Department.
67: Administration for Children and Families.
68: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
69: Office for Civil Rights.
70: Other Health and Human Services Department Offices.
71: Homeland Security Department.
72: Federal Emergency Management Agency.
73: Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
74: Transportation Security Administration.
75: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
76: U.S. Coast Guard.
77: U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
78: Housing and Urban Development Department.
79: Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.
80: Office of Housing.
81: Office of Public and Indian Housing.
82: Other Housing and Urban Development Department Offices.
83: Interior Department.
84: Bureau of Indian Affairs.
85: Bureau of Land Management.
86: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
87: Office of Natural Resources Revenue.
88: United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
89: United States Geological Survey.
90: Other Interior Department Offices.
91: Justice Department.
92: Antitrust Division.
93: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
94: Civil Rights Division.
95: Drug Enforcement Administration.
96: Office of Justice Programs.
97: Other Justice Department Offices.
98: Labor Department.
99: Employee Benefits Security Administration.
100: Employment and Training Administration.
101: Mine Safety and Health Administration.
102: Veterans' Employment and Training Service.
103: Other Labor Department Offices.
104: State Department.
105: Bureau of Consular Affairs.
106: Transportation Department.
107: Federal Aviation Administration.
108: Federal Highway Administration.
109: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
110: Federal Railroad Administration.
111: Federal Transit Administration.
112: Maritime Administration.
113: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
114: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
115: Research and Innovative Technology Administration.
116: Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.
117: Surface Transportation Board.
118: Other Transportation Department Offices.
119: Treasury Department.
120: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.
121: Comptroller of the Currency.
122: Internal Revenue Service.
123: Veterans Affairs Department.
124: Veterans Affairs Department.
125: Regulatory Oversight and Coordination.
126: Regulatory Oversight and Coordination Agencies.
Appendix.
Federal World Wide Web Sites.
Ordering Government Publications.
How to Use the Federal Register and the CFR.
Searching and Commenting on Regulations: Regulations.gov.
Administrative Procedure Act.
Freedom of Information Act.
Government in the Sunshine Act.
Paperwork Reduction Act.
Privacy Act.
Executive Orders.
Name Index.
Subject Index.