Intelligence Law Glossary - Independent Regulatory Agency


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Independent Regulatory Agency

Statutory Law

44 U.S.C. § 3502(5) (2010) (Title 44—Chapter 35: Coordination of Federal Information Policy—Subchapter I: Federal Information Policy)

As used in this subchapter [44 U.S.C. §§ 3501 et seq.]—
   (5) the term "independent regulatory agency" means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the Federal Maritime Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Mine Enforcement Safety and Health Review Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the Postal Regulatory Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and any other similar agency designated by statute as a Federal independent regulatory agency or commission;