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  • Food and Drug Administration

    Pue Food and Drugs Act of 1906 Functions:
    - responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation
    -responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines more effective, safer, and more affordable
  • Federal Trade Commission

    Federal Trade Commission Act Functions:
    -prevent business practices that are anticompetitive or deceptive or unfair to consumers; to enhance informed consumer choice and public understanding of the competitive process; and to accomplish this without unduly burdening legitimate business activity
  • Securities and Exchange Commission

    Securities Exchange Act of 1974 Functions:
    -protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Functions:
    - responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information
  • Environmental Protection Agency

    National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 Functions:
    -protect human health and the environment
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission

    Consumer Product Safety Act Functions:
    -protect the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 Functions:
    -ensure the safe use of radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while protecting people and the environment
    -regulates commercial nuclear power plants and other uses of nuclear materials, such as in nuclear medicine, through licensing, inspection and enforcement of its requirements