|1957-November-04||Applicability of Executive Privilege to Independent Regulatory Agencies|
A case cannot be made for absolute exclusion of the so-called independent regulatory agencies from the doctrine of executive privilege.
Although free from executive control in the exercise of quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial functions, independent regulatory agencies frequently exercise important functions executive in nature.
As to the latter functions, the doctrine of executive privilege is as much applicable to regulatory commissions as to the executive departments and officers of the government.
|2002-May-30||Applicability of Ineligibility Clause to Appointment of Congressman Tony P. Hall||The Ineligibility Clause of the Constitution would not bar the President from appointing Congressman Tony P. Hall as United States Representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, with the rank of Ambassador.|
|1997-August-06||Applicability of Section 514 of the 1997 Education Appropriations Act to Post-Secondary Student Aid Programs||Section 514 of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1997, which bars the provision of appropriated funds, by contract or grant, to any institution of higher education that denies campus access to military recruiters or Reserve Officer Training Corps representatives, applies to so-called “campus-based” student aid programs, which involve grants to educational entities, but does not apply to direct aid programs, which involve grants to students rather than to educational entities.|
|2010-May-03||Applicability of Tax Levies Under 26 U.S.C. § 6334 to Thrift Savings Plan Accounts|
|Thrift Savings Plan accounts are subject to federal tax levies under sections 6331 and 6334 of the Internal Revenue Code.|
|2000-June-26||Applicability of the Post-Employment Restrictions of 18 U.S.C. §207(c) to Assignees Under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act||The post-employment restrictions of 18 U.S.C. § 207(c) apply to persons who are assigned from a university or a state or local government to the Department of Energy under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act and are compensated at or above the ES-5 level, except for those who occupy positions ordinarily below the ES-5 level and who receive salaries only from the detailing employers, with the federal agency reimbursing those employers for an amount less than an ES-5 salary.|
|2000-September-08||Applicability of the Privacy Act to the White House||The Privacy Act does not apply to the White House Office, which is also known as the Office of the President.|
|1993-June-22||Applicability of the Civil Service Provisions of Title 5 of the United States Code to the United States Enrichment Corporation||The United States Enrichment Corporation is exempt from the civil service provisions of title 5 of the United States Code.|
|1993-October-28||Applicability of the Emoluments Clause to Non-Government Members of ACUS|
Non-government members of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) are prohibited by the Emoluments Clause from accepting, absent Congress's consent, a distribution from their partnerships that includes some proportionate share of the revenues generated from the partnership's foreign government clients.
Non-government members of ACUS are also generally forbidden, absent Congress's consent, from accepting payments from commercial entities owned or controlled by foreign governments.
|2010-October-06||Applicability of the Emoluments Clause and the Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act to the Göteborg Award for Sustainable Development|
|Neither the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution nor the Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act would bar an employee of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from accepting the 2010 Göteborg Award for Sustainable Development.|
|2000-May-11||Applicability of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act to Vacancies at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank||The United States Executive Director and the Alternate United States Director at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are not part of an Executive agency, and therefore vacancies in those offices are not covered by the Federal Vacancies Reform Act. |