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agency

 [a´jen-se]
an organization that performs actions for other people, particularly of a service nature.
home health agency a public agency or private organization that is primarily engaged in providing skilled or paraprofessional home health care to individuals in out-of-hospital settings, such as private homes, boarding homes, hospices, shelters, and so on. Its policies must be established and supervised by professional personnel, including one or more physicians and one or more registered nurses. It must maintain clinical records on all patients. In states with laws licensing such agencies, it must be licensed pursuant to such laws and approved as meeting the standards established for such licensing. It must also meet certain other requirements as specified in the Social Security Act, section 1861 (o).

agency

Etymology: L, agere, to do
1 (in law) a relationship between two parties in which one authorizes the other to act on his or her behalf as agent. It usually implies a contractual arrangement between two parties managed by a third party, the agent.
2 the business of any power or firm empowered to act for another.

Agency

A generic term for a governmental or non-governmental organisation which is responsible for delivering services and for which workers may work for pay or as volunteers.
Legal A relationship established between two parties in which one party (the agent) is empowered to act on behalf of the other (the principal).
Managed care An organization, enterprise or governmental body.
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However, issuing GG bonds is restricted to agencies that face difficulties in issuing FILP agency bonds without government guarantees.
FILP agency bonds are not guaranteed by the government.
There are also funds that blend Treasuries with government agency bonds such as Ginnie Maes to produce a higher yield (though, again, not without some additional risk).
As reprehensible as the city's conduct with respect to voter-approved bond issues is, the more than $2 billion in Community Redevelopment Agency bonds issued in Los Angeles without voter approval is far worse.
Touting the advantages of the Economic Development Zone in which the complex is located and spelling out to businesses the tax breaks, including tax credits for job creation, the availability of Industrial Development Agency bonds, and other advantages.
Agency bonds are important components in the portfolios of credit unions, municipalities, counties, special districts and banks who are our clients," said Dave Maccagnone, MBS' founder and CEO.
An additional $905,000 will come from Community Development Agency bonds, officials said.
Sources said provisions still under negotiation include the interest rates on the Industrial Development Agency bonds, garage repairs and the division of the property into condominium lots.
Development agreement fees and other sources will account for $2,117,037, and $905,000 will come from Community Development Agency bonds.
The rest of the construction money for the project came from redevelopment agency bonds, which will be paid off with a portion of property tax proceeds, plus leases and other city funds.
sources, the buyers are: The Center for Reproduction Law and Policy, the National Federation of Cred it Unions and Freedom House are among the first not-for-profit groups to take advantage of Industrial Development Agency bonds to finance the acquisition of their condos.
Unlike FILP bonds, FILP agency bonds are not guaranteed by the government.