informal agency action
- An act conducted by an administrative agency that involves activities like investigation, publicity, or supervision but does not include the process of making or interpreting laws or making judicial decisions
- The environmental bureau launched an informal agency action to investigate potential pollution levels in the city's water supply.
- Through an informal agency action, the communications regulator supervised the merger of two broadcasting networks to ensure compliance with regulations.
- The health department used an informal agency action to publicize the risks associated with consuming high amounts of processed foods.