Study on Federal Regulation: Prepared Pursuant to S. Res. 71, to Authorize a Study of the Purpose and Current Effectiveness of Certain Federal Agencies, Volumes 5-6
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - Administrative law
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Page 306 - It is the power to regulate; that is, to prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed. This power, like all others vested in congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost extent, and acknowledges no limitations other than are prescribed in the constitution.
Page 155 - ... national transportation policies and programs conducive to the provision of fast, safe, efficient, and convenient transportation at the lowest cost consistent therewith and with other national objectives, including the efficient utilization and conservation of the Nation's resources; (2) to assure the coordinated, effective administration of the transportation programs of the Federal Government...
Page 208 - States, or (B) any other proposed merger transaction whose effect in any section of the country may be substantially to lessen competition, or to tend to create a monopoly, or which in any other manner would be in restraint of trade, unless it finds that the anticompetitive effects of the proposed transaction are clearly outweighed in the public interest by the probable effect of the transaction in meeting the convenience and needs of the community to be served.
Page 56 - Except as otherwise authorised by law, the conduct of litigation In which the United States, an agency, or officer thereof Is a party, or Is Interested, and securing evidence therefor, Is reserved to officers of the Department of Justice, under the direction of the Attorney General.
Page 159 - Each employer — (1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees ; (2) shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this Act.
Page 10 - Government; (3) to increase the efficiency of the operations of the Government to the fullest extent practicable; (4) to group, coordinate, and consolidate agencies and functions of the Government, as nearly as may be, according to major purposes; (5) to reduce the number of agencies by consolidating those having similar functions under a single head, and to abolish such agencies or functions thereof as may not be necessary for the efficient conduct of the Government; and (6) to eliminate overlapping...
Page 164 - Department of Housing and Urban Development The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD...
Page 100 - There is hereby established at the seat of Government of the United States a Department of Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 232 - The Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice will continue active programs of enforcement of the antitrust laws in the energy industries.
Page 33 - ... (c) In passing upon any proposed transaction under the provisions of this paragraph (2), the Commission shall give weight to the following considerations, among others: (1) The effect of the proposed transaction upon adequate transportation service to the public; (2) the effect upon the public interest of the inclusion, or failure to include, other railroads in the territory involved in the proposed transaction; (3) the total fixed charges resulting from the proposed transaction; and (4) the...