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Independent Agencies Early American History and Civics
Goals Identify the responsibilities of executive agencies Identify the purpose of regulatory commissions Compare government corporations with private corporations.
Independent Agencies The executive branch can only handle a small part of its’ responsibilities.
Independent Agencies Other organizations handle these responsibilities
Independent Agencies Today’s government includes hundreds of independent federal agencies.
Independent Agencies Three types: Executive departments Regulatory commissions Government corporations
Independent Agencies An Executive agency is an independent agency responsible for dealing with specialized areas of the government.
Independent Agencies National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an executive agency
Examples Another example includes the Central Intelligence Agency
Executive Agencies Another includes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Regulatory Commissions A regulatory commission is an independent agency that protects the public.
Regulatory Commissions Each commission has executive, legislative, and judicial powers.
Regulatory commissions Examples include the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
Example One other example includes the Federal Communication Commission (FCC)
Example Another includes the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Regulatory Commissions The government keeps the commissions impartial.
Government Corporations Similar to a private corporation, EXCEPT, the government owns and operates it.
Government Corporations These corporations operate under the direction of congress BUT are given flexibility.
Government Corporations Example of a government corporation is the United States Postal Service. (USPS)
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Civics Mr. Zimmer. The Executive Departments and the Cabinet The President is assisted by an office staff and 15 cabinet departments Each department has.
“Organization of the Executive Branch”
Sources of Law Chapter 1.2.
Presidential Advisers and Executive Agencies
THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH The Executive Office of the President established in Article II of the Constitution.
Aim: Who are bureaucrats and what do they do?. Evolution of the Federal Bureaucracy Patronage in the 19th and early 20th centuries The Civil War showed.
Executive Office of the President & the Federal Bureaucracy.
Grab a textbook off the shelf.. At our current rate of deforestation, environmentalist report, the we will “wipe out” the required amount of forests to.
ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN BUSINESS As Regulator – what does government regulate? ▫Look up your legislation Explain the act. Why was this specific act passed?
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The Main Idea Reading Focus
6.3 Implementing & Enforcing Laws. Regulatory Commissions Commissions established by the government to oversee certain areas. Federal Trade Commission.
Independent agencies of the United States federal government are those agencies that exist outside of the federal executive departments, are not headed.
Regulations Lord’s Prayer 66 words Gettysburg Address 286 words Declaration of Independence 1,322 words Federal regulations on the sale of cabbage 26,911.
Vocabulary Interest groups- Groups that hope to influence gov’t officials to create legislation (laws) that benefit their agenda. Types of interest groups.
Government Corporations Who owns AMTRAK and the Postal Service? The Government. But why? – Public services Mail (USPS) Transportation (AMTRAK) Mortgages/Loans.
Independent Agencies Executive Departments More Departments.
Objective 2.03 Explain how the United States Constitution grants and limits the authority of public officials and government agencies. I: What is the Federal.
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