Administrative Procedure Act

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Administrative Procedure Act

n. the Federal Act which established the rules and regulations for applications, claims, hearings and appeals involving governmental agencies. There are similar acts in many states which spell out the rules for dealing with state government agencies. (See: administrative law, administrative hearing)

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rule violates the "notice and comment" requirements under the Administrative Procedures Act, certain aspects of the rule are arbitrary, and it violates both the Clean Water Act and the Constitution.
It contends the rule violates the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Administrative Procedures Act and the U.
The primary issues are whether our Constitution must be considered as well as the Administrative Procedures Act.
Tanal filed the complaint on Thursday against EuSYM President Ali Demir and other top EuSYM officials on the grounds that they are in violation of Administrative Procedures Act Articles 27 and 28, both of which declare that the decisions of the Council of State and the Constitutional Court must be obeyed.
The United States District Court for the District of Columbia held that the FHA "prohibits disparate treatment only" and thus HUD's rule on disparate impact exceeded its authority under the Administrative Procedures Act.
Chapter 1 of the LA Administrative Procedures Act, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder (hereinafter Contractor ) shall perform all services necessary to ensure the proper and timely delivery and return of the voting machines allocated for use in the Parishes, precinct registrars, and any and all other election equipment and supplies in connection therewith, to and from the storage warehouses and polling places, or demonstration sites.
4965 on June 7, a bipartisan-sponsored measure that would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers to adhere to the requirements of the Administrative Procedures Act in moving to expand the definition of waters subject to federal jurisdiction by eliminating the term "navigable" from the definition of covered waters.
Johnson decided that the BOE's policy lacked any statutory or regulatory support, violated California corporate law and the Administrative Procedures Act.
It alleges that the commission violated the Administrative Procedures Act when it adopted the rule in December 2008 without due consideration of objections raised by state regulators, legislators, insurers, agents and some members of Congress.
Lawyers for the two-year college system had argued that the system does not have to follow the state law known as the Administrative Procedures Act because the state board operates as a board of trustees for the colleges.
Tom Allen (D-Maine), would give the FDA the authority to quickly amend or appeal over-the-counter drug monographs without being required to pursue notice and comment rulemaking, as required under the Administrative Procedures Act.
Those amendments deal with redacting personal information to protect privacy in court filings and documents, and eliminating an automatic stay for public agencies or officials when a notice for stay is filed, as when review is sought of a decision under the Administrative Procedures Act.

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