Sourcebook of United States Executive Agencies

Sourcebook of United States Executive Agencies
Title:
Sourcebook of United States Executive Agencies
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Paperback
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041-001-00730-0
ISBN:
9780160940187
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Table of Contents

CHAIRMAN’S FOREWORD ii

ABOUT THE AUTHORS iv

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS v

PART I: INTRODUCTION 1

A. Need for this Report 2

B. Methodology 5

C. Structure of !is Report 8

PART II: WHAT IS THE FEDERAL EXECUTIVE ESTABLISHMENT? 9

A. What is a Federal Agency? 13

B. What !is Report Omits 17

PART III: OVERVIEW OF THE FEDERAL EXECUTIVE ESTABLISHMENT 19

A. Executive O"ce of the President 20

1. Current Structure of the EOP 22

2. Controversies—Growth and “Czars” 28

B. Executive Departments 32

1. Executive Departments and Other Executive Agencies Compared 39

2. Structure of Executive Departments 40  

3. Variation in the Number of Employees and Political Appointees 45

C. Independent Agencies 46

1. What is an Independent Agency? 48

2. Independent Administrations 51

3. Independent Commissions 55

4. Government Corporations and Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs)..60

5. Other Forms of Government Agency: Non-pro%ts and Regional Agencies 64

D. Federal Personnel System 66

1. History and Trends 66

2. Modern Personnel System 81

PART IV: THE CREATION AND DESIGN OF FEDERAL AGENCIES 91

A. Why a New Agency Rather !an Existing Agencies? 93

B. Agency Reorganization and Termination 95

C. Why do Federal Agency Designs Di#er? 97

1. Insulating Agencies from the President 98

2. Insulating Agencies from Congress 116

3. Other Key Structural Features 122

CONCLUSION 134

APPENDIX A-1: LIST OF AGENCIES – BY AGENCY NAME A-1

APPENDIX A-2: LIST OF AGENCIES – BY ABBREVIATION A-5

APPENDIX B. SENATE COMMITTEES CONFIRMING AGENCY NOMINEES A-9

APPENDIX C. AGENCY STRUCTURE CODEBOOK A-13

Audience

Federal agencies, executive officials, members of Congress,  agency general counsels, congressional staff, members of the judiciary, and the general public.

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Publisher:
Administrative Conference of the United States
Author:
  • Selin, Jennifer L.
Key Phrases:
  • United States Executive Agencies
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  • Executive Agencies
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Record Creation Date:
12/13/2018
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