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Admin law

  1. 1. Federal Administrative Law Rules and Regulations
  2. 2. What is Administrative Law? <ul><li>Administrative law , also known as regulatory law , is law made by the the president and executive branch agencies and departments. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How is Administrative Law Created? <ul><li>Congress delegates their law making authority to the executive branch in statutes known as authority statutes . </li></ul><ul><li>With the power granted by authority statutes, the executive branch can engage in lawmaking . </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Rulemaking Process <ul><ul><li>Laws resulting from rulemaking are called regulations , and resemble statutes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulations tend to be more specific than statutes. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rulemaking begins with the notice of agency interest in the topic and ends with the promulgation of a final rule. </li></ul><ul><li>The entirety of the rulemaking process is documented in the Federal Register . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Federal Register <ul><li>Published by the Office of the Federal Register and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) </li></ul><ul><li>Published every weekday, except holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Totals about 60,000 pages per year </li></ul><ul><li>Pages are numbered consecutively from January 1 st through December 31 st </li></ul>
  6. 6. Federal Register <ul><li>Included in the Federal Register are </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Final rules & regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Notices from agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Presidential documents </li></ul><ul><li>Sunshine Act meetings </li></ul>
  7. 7. Federal Register <ul><li>Citations in the Federal Register are listed by volume, page and date. </li></ul><ul><li>Example 75 FR 52602 (Aug. 26, 2010) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>75 th volume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Page 52,602 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Published on August 26 th , 2010 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Federal Register <ul><li>The Federal Register is available online at </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GPO ’ s Federal Digital System (FDSys) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FREE! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDF Format </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1994 – present </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can search by full text, citation, or use advanced search to combine factors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HeinOnline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subscription is required (Free as a BU Law student) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDF format </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1936 – present </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Index is arranged alpha by agency </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Code of Federal Regulations <ul><li>The codification of the general & permanent rules published in the Federal Register </li></ul><ul><li>Divided into 50 titles that represent broad subject areas subject to Federal regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Each volume is updated once a year and issued on a quarterly basis </li></ul><ul><li>Published by the governmental printing office </li></ul>
  10. 10. Code of Federal Regulations <ul><li>The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is cited by title and section </li></ul><ul><li>21 CFR 528.1070 (2010) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Title 21 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Section 528.1070 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year of publication 2010 </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Code of Federal Regulations <ul><li>Available Online at </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GPO ’ s Federal Digital System (FDSys) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FREE! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDF Format </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1996 – present </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can search by full text, citation, or use advanced search to combine factors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HeinOnline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subscription is required (Free as a BU Law student) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDF format </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1938 – present </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Searchable by citation or by title, part & section </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Regulations.gov <ul><li>Implemented in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for public, so user-friendly! </li></ul><ul><li>Online source for U.S. Federal government regulations from over 300 agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Search regulations (notices, proposed & final rules) </li></ul><ul><li>Submit comments on regulations or other comments </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for email alerts on regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to RSS feeds by agencies </li></ul>
  13. 13. Regulations.gov <ul><li>Search by </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Document type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keyword or ID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Date Range </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Combination of all of the above </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Federal Agencies & Departments <ul><li>USA.gov </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete A – Z Index of Federal Agenices & Departments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CyberCemetary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Archive of government websites that have ceased operation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintained by GPO and the University of North Texas Libraries as part of the Federal Depository Library Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search by terms or browse </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. President of the United States <ul><li>The White House </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains information from the current administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information about presidential action, legislation, weekly addresses, speeches & more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The American Presidency Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Created in 1999 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintained by John Woolley and Gerhard Peters at UC Santa Barbara </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains over 95,000 documents related to the U.S. Presidency </li></ul></ul>

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