15 U.S. Code § 3411 - General rulemaking authority
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(a) In general
Except where expressly provided otherwise, the Commission shall administer this chapter. The Commission, or any other Federal officer or agency in which any function under this chapter is vested or delegated, is authorized to perform any and all acts (including any appropriate enforcement activity), and to prescribe, issue, amend, and rescind such rules and orders as it may find necessary or appropriate to carry out its functions under this chapter.
Source(Pub. L. 95–621, title V, § 501,Nov. 9, 1978, 92 Stat. 3396; Pub. L. 101–60, § 3(b)(4),July 26, 1989, 103 Stat. 159.)
1989—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–60struck out subsec. (c) which authorized Commission to delegate to any State agency (with consent of such agency) any of its functions with respect to sections 3315, 3316 (b), and 3319 (a)(1) and (3) of this title.
Effective Date of 1989 Amendment