1. State the administrative agency which controls the regulation. Explain why this agency and your proposed regulation interest you (briefly). Will this proposed regulation affect your or the business in which you are working? If so, how? Submit a copy of the proposed regulation along with your responses to these five questions. The proposed regulation can be submitted as either a separate Word document (.doc) or Adobe file (.pdf). This means you will submit two attachments to the Week 2 Drop box: (a) a Word document with the questions and your answers and (b) a copy of the proposed regulation you used for this assignment.
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Explain briefly what you wish to accomplish with your comment.
Regulation of ban the use of smoking of electronic cigarettes on aircraft should be passed and become rules on all aircraft interstate, intrastate and foreign air transportations. Smoking cigarettes is now prohibited on all aircrafts. Electronic cigarettes though, are not real cigarettes, but still contain liquid nicotine and some other chemicals. To prevent adverse health effects on passengers and crewmembers and to improve air quality within the aircraft, electronic cigarettes must also be prohibited in all air carriers. People must give up their privilege of smoking electronic cigarettes on the airplane so that other people who do not smoke can have healthy environment in the aircraft when they travel.
4. Provide the “deadline” by which the public comment must be made. (If the date has already passed, please provide when the deadline was).
Comments should be filed by November 14, 2011.
a. Once you have submitted your comment, what will you be legally entitled to do later in the promulgation process (if you should choose to do so?) (See the textbook’s discussion of the Administrative Procedure Act.)
“Private citizens, government officials, industry representatives, businesspeople, and corporations can all send in comments based on provided proposed regulation during the public comment period. Anyone who wishes to challenge the validity of a federal regulation after it becomes law must participate in the comment period and voice his or her concerns at that time. Some agencies hold public hearings on proposed regulations. The purpose of the hearings is to take input on the proposals and consider additional evidence and consider additional evidence and factors relevant in promulgating the final version of the rule.” Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment, 8th Edition.
b. If the proposal passes, identify and explain the five legal theories you...