• Summary
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The Federal Regulatory Directory, Eighteenth Edition continues to offer a clear path through the maze of complex federal agencies and regulations, providing to-the-point analysis of regulations. Information-packed profiles of more than 100 federal agencies and departments detail the history, structure, purpose, actions, and key contacts for every regulatory agency in the U.S. government. Now updated with an improved searching structure, the Federal Regulatory Directory continues to be the leading reference for understanding federal regulations, providing a richer, more targeted exploration than is possible by cobbling together electronic and print sources.

Surface Transportation Board
Surface transportation board
■ Introduction

The Surface Transportation Board (STB), an agency originally within the Department of Transportation (DOT), was created on January 1, 1996, by the ICC Termination Act of 1995. The STB is the successor to the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), an independent agency that had been established in 1887. The STB consists of a chair, a vice chair, and an additional ...

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