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Executive agency   /ɪgzˈɛkjətɪv ˈeɪdʒənsi/   Listen
Executive agency

An agency of the executive branch of government.

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"Executive agency" Quotes from Famous Books

... State, and local governmental and nongovernmental emergency public safety, fire, law enforcement, emergency response, emergency medical (including hospital emergency facilities), and related personnel, agencies, and authorities. (7) The term "executive agency'' means an executive agency and a military department, as defined, respectively, in sections 105 and 102 of title 5, United States Code. (8) The term "functions'' includes authorities, powers, rights, privileges, ...
— Homeland Security Act of 2002 - Updated Through October 14, 2008 • Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives

... the council had been the true governing body, though subject to a right of election and displacement by the adventurers in general assembly. Now the general court of the adventurers was to govern, with the council as its executive agency. Since voting in the Virginia courts, as in those of other companies at the time, was by head rather than by share, this provision of the charter can be interpreted only as an attempt by the great men of the company to encourage a renewed interest on the ...
— The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624 • Wesley Frank Craven

Words linked to "Executive agency" :   government agency, office, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Council of Economic Advisors, OMB, bureau, Joint Chiefs, US Trade Representative, agency, Atomic Energy Commission, Council on Environmental Policy, authority, National Security Council, AEC, United States Trade Representative, executive branch, NSC, Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, Manhattan Project, federal agency

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