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Noun1.executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United Statesexecutive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
department of the federal government, federal department, federal office - a department of the federal government of the United States
EXEC, White House - the chief executive department of the United States government
Agriculture Department, Department of Agriculture, USDA, Agriculture - the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862
Commerce Department, Department of Commerce, DoC, Commerce - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
Department of Education, Education Department, Education - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
Department of Energy, DOE, Energy Department, Energy - the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Housing and Urban Development, HUD - the United States federal department that administers federal programs dealing with better housing and urban renewal; created in 1965
Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice Department, Justice - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
Department of Labor, Labor Department, DoL, Labor - the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913
Department of State, DoS, State Department, United States Department of State, State - the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
Department of the Interior, DoI, Interior Department, Interior - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
Department of the Treasury, Treasury Department, United States Treasury, Treasury - the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789
Department of Transportation, DoT, Transportation - the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
Department of Veterans Affairs, VA - the United States federal department responsible for the interests of military veterans; created in 1989
Department of Commerce and Labor - a former executive department of the United States government; created in 1903 and split into two departments in 1913
Department of Health Education and Welfare - a former executive department of the United States government; created in 1953 and divided in 1979
Navy Department - a former executive department of the United States government; created in 1798 and combined with the War Department in 1947
War Department - a former executive department of the United States government; created in 1789 and combined with the Navy Department in 1947
executive branch, Executive Office of the President - the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws
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They are not AT LIBERTY to vest in the executive department permanent funds for the support of an army, if they were even incautious enough to be willing to repose in it so improper a confidence.
Because when once an efficient national government is established, the best men in the country will not only consent to serve, but also will generally be appointed to manage it; for, although town or country, or other contracted influence, may place men in State assemblies, or senates, or courts of justice, or executive departments, yet more general and extensive reputation for talents and other qualifications will be necessary to recommend men to offices under the national government, -- especially as it will have the widest field for choice, and never experience that want of proper persons which is not uncommon in some of the States.
No part of the arrangement, according to some, is more inadmissible than the trial of impeachments by the Senate, which is alternately a member both of the legislative and executive departments, when this power so evidently belonged to the judiciary department.
The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices, and he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of impeachment.
Ang PNP bilang isang ahensya ng Executive department ay nago-obserba ng protocol sa pag-release ng impormasyon na involve ang national security,' said Bulalacao, head of the PNP Public Information Office.
They were handled by a dedicated executive department in the General Directorate of Traffic.
Manila: Following a string of controversies concerning officials exploiting travel perks, President Rodrigo Duterte banned all officials under the executive department from going on foreign trips.
Reports reaching the executive department here of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao stated that the typhoon destroyed P88.
a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department, agency, or the head thereof; or (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.
FariAaAaAeA~as explained that, currently, Congress relies on the law enforceme agencies under the Executive Department to enforce and execute its contempt orders and warrants of arrest.
The Executive Department, which is charged with carrying out measures issued by courts, had ordered the landfill's closure.
According to a Senior Administration Official, the administration will provide the framework, or the beginning framework for a strategy on energy, such that each executive department and agency in the United States government will be responsible for identifying all regulations, all rules, all policies and guidance documents that serve as obstacles or impediments to domestic energy production.

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