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Topic: Business regulations and codes 

Business Education

 Standard 8.  Understands the nature of contract law, law of sales, and consumer law
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands legislation protecting the rights of consumers (e.g., Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Credit Billing Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Consumer Credit Protection Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, Consumer Product Safety Act)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the Fair Credit Reporting Act protects the rights of consumers
     2.Understands how the Fair Credit Billing Act protects the rights of consumers
     3.Understands how the Equal Credit Opportunity Act protects the rights of consumers
     4.Understands how the Consumer Credit Protection Act protects the rights of consumers
     5.Understands how the Federal Trade Commission Act protects the rights of consumers
     6.Understands how the Consumer Product Safety Act protects the rights of consumers
 Standard 10.  Understands the nature of environmental law and energy regulation
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows various federal legislation pertaining to environmental protection (e.g., the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Toxic Substance Control Act)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows about the Clean Air Act
     2.Knows about the Clean Water Act
     3.Knows about the National Environmental Policy Act
     4.Knows about the Toxic Substance Control Act
   Benchmark 2.Understands the role of various federal agencies in regulating energy (e.g., the Department of Energy, the Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the role of the Department of Energy in regulating energy
     2.Understands the role of the Energy Regulatory Commission in regulating energy
     3.Understands the role of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in regulating energy
   Benchmark 3.Knows state legislation pertaining to environmental protection and energy regulation
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows state legislation pertaining to environmental protection
     2.Knows state legislation pertaining to energy regulation
 Standard 11.  Understands the legal implications of electronic communications and information systems on business
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Knows federal and state copyright and trademark laws that regulate computer hardware and software
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows federal copyright laws that regulate computer hardware and software
     2.Knows state copyright laws that regulate computer hardware and software
     3.Knows federal trademark laws that regulate computer hardware and software
     4.Knows state trademark laws that regulate computer hardware and software