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Government Programs

What are Government Programs?

Within the legal realm of Government Programs, any laws, acts, ordinances, any and all legislation latent within interaction(s) in which the Federal Government of the United States undergoes with regard to its citizens may fall within the scope of Administrative Law and Federal Law. Government Programs are offered in a variety of forms, which typically provide assistance and relief to individuals in need; the nature of being in the state of ‘need’ can vary depending on the expressed details of a given situation - Government Programs can include insurance, financial assistance, housing assistance, and additional compensatory measures.


The Federal Process of Government Programs

Due to the fact that the United States government exists as a conglomeration of three primary branches, the legal process of establishment – and subsequent regulation – of Government Programs is required to adhere to a multilayered procedure adhering to any or all expressed legality; this process takes place as follows with regard to the 3 primary branches of the Federal Government – the Executive, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch(s):

Executive Branch

Comprised of the President of the United States, the Cabinet, and Presidential staff and advisors

Responsible for the approval process, as well as the proposal of prospective legislation

Falls under the jurisdiction of Federal Law and Administrative Law

Legislative Branch

Comprised of the United States Congress; the Senate and the House of Representatives

Responsible for the approval process, as well as the proposal for legislation

Falls under the jurisdiction of Administrative Law

Judicial Branch

Comprised of the Supreme Court and the Department of Justice

Responsible for undertaking, protecting, and upholding legal judicial review with regard to American legislation

Falls under the jurisdiction of Federal Law

Types of Government Programs

The following are some examples of various Government Programs:

Government Program: Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation is a form of financial restitution that is awarded to an individual who is employed by a company or business subsequent to an injury sustained on company property while performing in a task related to their respective employment; the acceptance of Workers’ Compensation prohibits and individual from partaking in any additional legal recourse filed against the employer in question – such as additional lawsuits and claims

Legal jurisdiction: Employment Law, Labor Law, Administrative Law, Business Law, Business and Finance Law, Commercial Law, Personal Injury

Crimes associated with this program: Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Government Program: Unemployment Insurance

This Government Program allows individuals who have been ‘laid-off’ or wrongfully-terminated from their respective place of employment access to government-provided compensatory means; Unemployment insurance is typically calculated in accordance with past income

Legal jurisdiction: Employment Law, Administrative Law, Business Law, Business and Finance Law, Commercial Law

Crimes associated with this program: Unemployment Fraud

Government Program: Welfare

This Government Program allows individuals are in the midst of enduring financial hardship or insolvency the ability to receive government funding in the form of monies and residence; welfare payments are calculated as per the presumed need of the individual recipient

Legal jurisdiction: Administrative Law, Property Law

Crimes associated with this program: Welfare Fraud

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