Definition of Independent agency
1. Noun. An agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments.
Generic synonyms: Agency, Authority, Bureau, Federal Agency, Government Agency, Office
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Independent Agency
Literary usage of Independent agency
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. IRS Restructuring: Congressional Hearings edited by William V. Roth, Jr. (1999)
"An independent agency with cabinet-level status would also provide an advantage in ... Making the 1RS an independent agency also would allow the 1RS ..."
2. Federal Support for Education: Fiscal Years 1980 to 1993 by Charlene M. Hoffman (1993)
"77 The Federal Aviation Administration was an independent agency, and was transferred to the US Department of Transportation in FY 67. ..."