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For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-91-2

 

The Export Administration Act (EAA), 50 U.S.C. App 2401-2420, authorizes the Commerce Department to restrict exports of goods and technology from the United States in the interests of national security,...

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-75-1

 

Entry into banking is controlled on the federal level by four agencies: the Comptroller of the Currency (for charters and branches of national banks), the Federal Home Loan Bank Board (for charters and...

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The new environmental legislation, especially the National Environmental Policy Act, has imposed on licensing agencies responsibility to consider environmental values in licensing that involves major...

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Court decisions, notably Scenic Hudson Preservation Conference v. FPC,[1] have emphasized that in licensing cases the Federal Power Commission must explore and give proper...

  • Recommendation number: 2015-4
  • Adopted on: December 4, 2015
  • Committees: Regulation
  • Tags: Licensing

Regulatory permits are ubiquitous in modern society, and each year dozens of federal agencies administering their regulatory permit authority issue tens of thousands of permits covering a broad and diverse range of actions.[1] The APA includes the term “permit” in its definition of “license.” In addition to agency permits, the APA...