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  • Congress
  • Since 2008, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office (USTR) has repeatedly stated that ACTA was negotiated as a "sole executive agreement" under the President's power to conclude agreements regarding matters delegated to the President under Article II of the U.S. Constitution, and therefore does not need to be put before Congress for review and approval. (webpronews.com)
  • Ambassador Kirk quoted from the State Department's letter , suggesting that Congress had authorized the Executive to negotiate ACTA, and stated that ACTA was in fact already binding on the United States. (webpronews.com)
  • legislative
  • The letter from the State Department suggests that ACTA came about to help "answer the legislative call" of the PRO-IP Act, even though ACTA was announced the year before, in October 2007. (webpronews.com)
  • Office
  • The determination of whether an agreement is an international agreement for this purpose must be made by the Office of the Legal Advisor to the State Department (and not the USTR). (webpronews.com)
  • Officials
  • A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Monday that public officials in nine western states--including California--can be sued individually when they vote to pay punitive damage awards for a police officer found liable for brutality. (latimes.com)
  • NSEP is administered by the National Security Education Board , which is composed of 14 members, 8 of whom are senior federal officials and 6 of whom come from outside the federal government (such as presidents of colleges and universities) and are appointed by the president. (britannica.com)
  • Threatening the government officials of the United States, particularly law enforcement officers, can in some cases fall under this statute. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assassinating, kidnapping, and assaulting the government officials of the United States 18 U.S.C. § 111 United States v. Heliczer, 373 F. 2d 241 (Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit 1967). (wikipedia.org)
  • The majority of the Council seats were given to members of the Korean Democratic Party which had been formed at the encouragement of the U.S. and was primarily made up of large landowners, wealthy businesspeople, and former officials in the colonial government. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is a research, education, and outreach organization that works with scholars, policy experts, and government officials to connect academic learning and real world practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Court of Appe
  • Walter F. George served as a U.S. Senator from Georgia and later as a special ambassador to NATO, but his only worked as a judge for the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia, state positions rather than as a federal judge. (wikipedia.org)
  • Executive
  • Although the State Department's letter stopped short of calling ACTA a Congressional-Executive Agreement, it certainly seemed intended to give that impression. (webpronews.com)
  • The executive departments are the major operating units of the federal government, but many other agencies have important responsibilities for keeping the government and the economy working smoothly. (countrystudies.us)
  • The United States Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is an independent agency within the executive branch of the U.S. Federal Government which is responsible for directing executive branch policies relating to the prevention of conflict of interest on the part of Federal executive branch officers and employees. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States Outer executive Departments and Independent Federal Agencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The executive branch of every state is headed by an elected Governor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most states have a plural executive, in which several key members of the executive branch are directly elected by the people and serve alongside the governor. (wikipedia.org)
  • But he also noticed that divided governments subvert performance and politicize the decisions of executive agencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • presidential
  • There was also a dispute over whether funding should be allocated towards building a Mexico-United States border wall, a keystone policy during Donald Trump's presidential campaign. (wikipedia.org)
  • During presidential election years, the Coalition sponsors events to highlight the importance of good government management issues in the campaign and to prepare materials that would be helpful to the winning candidate's incoming political appointees. (wikipedia.org)
  • Trump
  • On May 11, 2017, the Office of Government Ethics requested the Trump administration and its associates submit a form regarding divestment of assets and possible conflicts of interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • governor
  • The government was headed by the military governor (軍政長官, Gunsei Chōkan) and his second-in-command, the Chief Military Government Officer (軍政府長官, Gunsei-fu Chōkan). (wikipedia.org)
  • On September 9, at a surrender ceremony, Hodge announced that the Japanese colonial government would remain intact, including its personnel and its governor-general. (wikipedia.org)
  • Seven people on the list-James F. Byrnes, Salmon P. Chase, Mahlon Dickerson, John J. Hickey, Thomas B. Robertson, Donald S. Russell, and Levi Woodbury-have, in addition to their varied federal government service, also served as governor of a U.S. state. (wikipedia.org)
  • regulation
  • In the United States, radio station regulation has been the responsibility of the following agencies: Department of Commerce (DOC) (1912-1927) Federal Radio Commission (FRC) (1927-1934) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) (1934+) In the list below, under the Listed by heading, "Zone" refers to the five regional zones established by the provisions of the Davis Amendment, which was in force from 1928 to 1936. (wikipedia.org)