U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
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FUNCTION CODE:   66 NAME:    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Public Safety
DEFINITION:    Regulation and inspection of private establishments for the protection of the public or to prevent hazardous conditions NOT classified under another major function.
EXAMPLES:   Inspection of plans, permits, construction, or installations related to buildings, housing, plumbing, electrical systems, gas, air conditioning, boilers, elevators, electric power plant sites, nuclear facilities, weights and measures, etc.; regulation of financial institutions, taxicabs, public service corporations, insurance companies, private utilities (telephone, electric, etc.), and other corporations; licensing, examination, and regulation of professional occupations, including health-related ones like doctors, nurses, barbers, beauticians, etc.; inspection and regulation or working conditions and occupational hazards; motor vehicle inspection and weighing unless handled by a police agency; regulation and enforcement of liquor laws and sale of alcoholic beverages unless handled by a police department.
EXCLUSIONS:   Distinctive license revenue collection activities (report at Financial Administration, code 23); regulatory or inspection activities related to food establishments or to environmental health (report at Health, code 32); motor vehicle inspection, liquor law enforcement, and other regulatory type activities of police agencies (report at Police Protection, code 62); regulatory and inspection activities related to other major functions, such as fire inspections, health permits, water permits, and the like (report at function involved);
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
 
OTHER NOTES:   (1) This function applies solely to state and local government expenditure; report any related Federal expenditure and all employment data at Other and Unallocable, code 89. (2) This function is an "NEC" category; thus, report here only those regulatory and inspection activities not recordable under another major function.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E66 Current Operations N YY Y YN
F66 Construction N YY Y YN
G66 Land & Existing Structures N YY Y YN
K66 Equipment N YY Y NN
 
    INTERGOVERNMENTAL, TO:  
L66 State N NN Y YN
M66 Locals, NEC N YY Y YN
N66 General Purpose Locals N YN N NN
R66 Special Districts N YN N NN
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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