# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Business Law Task 1988004014

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify sources used to enforce the law at the local, state, and federal levels.

Definition

Identification should include the following sources:
  • local codes and ordinances (e.g., zoning, licenses)
  • Code of Virginia
  • state and federal case law
  • U.S. Constitution
  • Virginia Constitution.

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science

GOVT.4

The student will apply social science skills to understand the Constitution of the United States by

  1. examining the ratification debates and The Federalist;
  2. evaluating the purposes for government stated in the Preamble;
  3. examining the fundamental principles upon which the Constitution of the United States is based, including the rule of law, consent of the governed, limited government, separation of powers, and federalism;
  4. defining the structure of the national government outlined in Article I, Article II, and Article III; and
  5. analyzing and explaining the amendment process.

GOVT.5

The student will apply social science skills to understand the federal system of government described in the Constitution of the United States by

  1. evaluating the relationship between the state government and the national government;
  2. examining the extent to which power is shared;
  3. identifying the powers denied state and national governments; and
  4. analyzing the ongoing debate that focuses on the balance of power between state and national governments.

GOVT.8

The student will apply social science skills to understand the organization and powers of the state and local governments described in the Constitution of Virginia by

  1. examining the legislative, executive, and judicial branches;
  2. examining the structure and powers of local governments (county, city, and town);
  3. analyzing the relationship between state and local governments and the roles of regional authorities, governing boards, and commissions;
  4. investigating and explaining the ways individuals and groups exert influence on state and local governments; and
  5. evaluating the effectiveness of citizen efforts to influence decisions of state and local governments by examining historical or contemporary events.

GOVT.9

The student will apply social science skills to understand the process by which public policy is made by

  1. defining public policy and determining how to differentiate public and private action;
  2. examining different perspectives on the role of government;
  3. describing how the national government influences the public agenda and shapes public policy by examining examples such as the Equal Rights Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 9524 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965;
  4. describing how the state and local governments influence the public agenda and shape public policy;
  5. investigating and evaluating the process by which policy is implemented by the bureaucracy at each level;
  6. analyzing how the incentives of individuals, interest groups, and the media influence public policy; and
  7. devising a course of action to address local and/or state issues.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Business Law

 

NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law

Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations.

 

Analyze the impact of the Internet on questions of court jurisdiction.

 

Analyze the role of U.S. and state attorney generals in enforcement of consumer protection statutes.


Describe the various federal agencies (e.g., Department of Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission) that impact energy regulation and conservation.

   

Describe the various federal statutes (e.g., National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Toxic Substance Control Act) that impact the environment.

   

Describe the various international initiatives that influence environmental regulations.

   

Describe the various state statutes that impact energy regulation and conservation.

   

Describe the various state statutes that impact the environment.

   

Discuss the impact of different state laws concerning consumer protection for businesses using the Internet or involved in e-commerce.


Discuss the impact of the laws of different countries on consumer protection.


Discuss the impact of treaties and the laws of different countries on negotiable instruments

   
 

Explain the legal rules that apply to environmental law and energy regulation.

 

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