1. Administrative law includes administrative rules.
2. The president of the United States creates administrative agencies by issuing signed executive orders.
3. Congress creates federal administrative agencies.
4. All federal agencies are part of the legislative branch of government.
5. The Federal Trade Commission is an independent administrative agency.
6. Final administrative rules do not have binding legal effect.
7. Congress may not delegate its authority to administrative agencies.
8. Administrative agencies may be empowered to develop and issue regulations.
9. In many ways, administrative agencies function independently of the rest of the government.
10. Most administrative agencies do not have rule-making and adjudicatory powers.
11. Administrative process is the administration of law by an administrative agency.
12. Administrative agencies must rely on the voluntary statements of third parties to fulfill the agencies’ fact-gathering function.
13. Asubpoena ad testificandum is an order to an individual or organization to hand over certain records, papers, or books.
14. There are no limits on the information that an administrative agency can demand as part of an investigation.
15. An administrative agency cannot conduct a search without a warrant.
16. Most administrative agencies do not have adjudicatory powers.
17. Any party may appeal the order of an administrative law judge directly to the United States Supreme Court.
18. The president of the United States has the power to appoint and remove federal officers from administrative agencies.
19. The Government-in-the-Sunshine Act is also known as the “open meeting law.”
20. State and local agency actions prevail over federal agency operations.