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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Under the Idaho Administrative Procedures Act, all administrative rules automatically sunset on July 1 unless extended by the Idaho Legislature.
Sessions, III<br />Case No.: 17-3377<br />Officials: FLAUM and RIPPLE, Circuit Judges, and GETTLEMAN, District Judge.*<br />Focus: Immigration - Asylum Claim<br />Arjun Dhakal, a native and citizen of Nepal, brought this action against the Attorney General and other executive branch defendants under the Administrative Procedures Act ("APA"), 5 U.S.C.
A noted environmentalist and prime sponsor of the Administrative Procedures Act, Kiser was on hand in Orlando to present the award to Sellers.
Department of Interior and other federal agencies violated the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and the Administrative Procedures Act when the agencies approved a 25-year lease extension, rights-of-ways, and mine expansion.
The order by Judge Wendell Griffen came in a complaint filed last week by Naturalis Health LLC of Little Rock, which accused the commission of conflicts of interest and said it violated the Arkansas Administrative Procedures Act and other rules when choosing the winners of the five available marijuana cultivation licenses.
* Adopt uniform rules of procedure to comply with requirements of the Administrative Procedures Act; (8)
They also maintain they are likely to prevail based on the merits of the case, the "Waters of the U.S." 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.
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.
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.
The Merkley amendment then would subject the ONI decision to an Administrative Procedures Act notice and comment process, the groups write.
A formal complaint is covered by the Administrative Procedures Act and is basically a lawsuit, filed with the agency and heard by an independent administrative law judge.
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.

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