Regulatory Agencies Involved with the Clinical Laboratory

  title={Regulatory Agencies Involved with the Clinical Laboratory},
  author={E. Passiment},
  journal={American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science},
  pages={43 - 49}
  • E. Passiment
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Passing legislation in Congress is only the beginning of law-making. Crafting of rules and regulations turns ideas into actual, enforceable laws. Rules and regulations can be thought of as the operator's manual for laws and have the full force of law. Two laws, the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) and the Negotiated Rulemaking Act (“neg reg”) control the writing of rules and regulations.1 The APA defines rules and regulations as statements from federal agencies that “regulate the future… Expand
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