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Government Information

A Guide to Government Information Sources

Administrative Decisions and Rulings

Administrative rulings and decisions are issued by administrative agencies that have been granted adjudicatory power (i.e. decision-making power) by an act of the U.S. Congress. Examples of agencies that have this power are:

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Communication Commission
  • Forest Service
  • National Transportation Safety Board
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Social Security Administration

Decisions and Rulings

The availability of these rulings and decisions varies greatly depending on the agency.

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