15 U.S. Code § 1715 - Administration

(a) Delegation of functions, duties, and powers; scope of delegations; appointment, etc., of delegates; right of appeal
The authority and responsibility for administering this chapter shall be in the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection who may delegate any of his functions, duties, and powers to employees of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection or to boards of such employees, including functions, duties, and powers with respect to investigating, hearing, determining, ordering, or otherwise acting as to any work, business, or matter under this chapter. The persons to whom such delegations are made with respect to hearing functions, duties, and powers shall be appointed and shall serve in the Bureau in compliance with sections 3105, 3344, 5372, and 7521 of title 5. The Director shall by rule prescribe such rights of appeal from the decisions of his administrative law judges to other administrative law judges or to other officers in the Bureau, to boards of officers or to himself, as shall be appropriate and in accordance with law.
(b) Hearings
All hearings shall be public and appropriate records thereof shall be kept, and any order issued after such hearing shall be based on the record made in such hearing which shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of subchapter II of chapter 5, and chapter 7, of title 5.
(c) Procedures applicable
The Director shall conduct all actions with respect to rulemaking or adjudication under this chapter in accordance with the provisions of chapter 5 of title 5. Notice shall be given of any adverse action or final disposition and such notice and the entry of any order shall be accompanied by a written statement of supporting facts and legal authority.


(Pub. L. 90–448, title XIV, § 1416,Aug. 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 597; Pub. L. 95–251, § 2(a)(5),Mar. 27, 1978, 92 Stat. 183; Pub. L. 95–454, title VIII, § 801(a)(3)(J),Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1222; Pub. L. 96–153, title IV, § 407,Dec. 21, 1979, 93 Stat. 1131; Pub. L. 98–479, title II, § 202(d),Oct. 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 2228; Pub. L. 111–203, title X, § 1098A(1)–(3), (5), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 2105.)

2010—Pub. L. 111–203, § 1098A(1), substituted “Director” for “Secretary” wherever appearing.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–203, § 1098A(5), substituted “Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection” for “Secretary of Housing and Urban Development”.
Pub. L. 111–203, § 1098A(3), substituted “in the Bureau” for “in the Department” in two places.
Pub. L. 111–203, § 1098A(2), substituted “Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection or” for “Department of Housing and Urban Development or”.
1984—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–479substituted “subchapter II of chapter 5, and chapter 7, of title 5” for “the Administrative Procedure Act”.
1979—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–153added subsec. (c).
1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–454substituted “5372” for “5362”.
Pub. L. 95–251substituted “administrative law judges” for “hearing examiners” wherever appearing.
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–203effective on the designated transfer date, see section 1100H ofPub. L. 111–203, set out as a note under section 552a of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Effective Date of 1979 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–153effective on effective date of regulations implementing such amendment, but in no case later than six months following Dec. 21, 1979, see section 410 ofPub. L. 96–153, set out as a note under section 1701 of this title.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–454effective on first day of first applicable pay period beginning on or after 90th day after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 801(a)(4) ofPub. L. 95–454, set out as a note under section 5361 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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