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.
(b) Authority to define terms
Except where otherwise expressly provided, the Commission is authorized to define, by rule, accounting, technical, and trade terms used in this chapter. Any such definition shall be consistent with the definitions set forth in 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.)
Amendments

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

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–60effective Jan. 1, 1993, see section 3(b) ofPub. L. 101–60, set out as a note under section 3372 of this title.

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18 CFR - Conservation of Power and Water Resources

18 CFR Part 1b - RULES RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS

18 CFR Part 2 - GENERAL POLICY AND INTERPRETATIONS

18 CFR Part 3 - [Reserved]

18 CFR Part 152 - APPLICATION FOR EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE NATURAL GAS ACT PURSUANT TO SECTION 1(C) THEREOF AND ISSUANCE OF BLANKET CERTIFICATES AUTHORIZING CERTAIN SALES FOR RESALE

18 CFR Part 154 - RATE SCHEDULES AND TARIFFS

18 CFR Part 158 - ACCOUNTS, RECORDS, MEMORANDA AND DISPOSITION OF CONTESTED AUDIT FINDINGS AND PROPOSED REMEDIES

18 CFR Part 161

18 CFR Part 201 - UNIFORM SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTS PRESCRIBED FOR NATURAL GAS COMPANIES SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE NATURAL GAS ACT

18 CFR Part 225 - PRESERVATION OF RECORDS OF NATURAL GAS COMPANIES

18 CFR Part 250 - FORMS

18 CFR Part 260 - STATEMENTS AND REPORTS (SCHEDULES)

18 CFR Part 275

18 CFR Part 280 - GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO SUBCHAPTER I

18 CFR Part 281 - NATURAL GAS CURTAILMENT UNDER THE NATURAL GAS POLICY ACT OF 1978

18 CFR Part 284 - CERTAIN SALES AND TRANSPORTATION OF NATURAL GAS UNDER THE NATURAL GAS POLICY ACT OF 1978 AND RELATED AUTHORITIES

18 CFR Part 286 - ACCOUNTS, RECORDS, MEMORANDA AND DISPOSITION OF CONTESTED AUDIT FINDINGS AND PROPOSED REMEDIES

18 CFR Part 358 - STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

18 CFR Part 375 - THE COMMISSION

18 CFR Part 382 - ANNUAL CHARGES

18 CFR Part 385 - RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

18 CFR Part 390 - ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION

 

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