Notice of Intent To Request Public Comments, 6129-6131 [E9-2464]

Download as PDF 6129 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 23 Thursday, February 5, 2009 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 16 CFR Ch. I Notice of Intent To Request Public Comments Federal Trade Commission. Notice of intent to request public comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: As part of its systematic review of all Federal Trade Commission rules and guides, the Commission gives notice that, during 2009, it intends to request public comments on the rules and guide listed below (‘‘Rules’’). The Commission will request comments on, among other things, the economic impact of, and the continuing need for, the Rules; possible conflict between the Rules and state, local, or other federal laws or regulations; and the effect on the Rules of any technological, economic, or other industry changes. No Commission determination on the need for, or the substance of, the Rules should be inferred from the notice of intent to publish requests for comments. In addition, the Commission announces a revised 10-year regulatory review schedule. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Further details may be obtained from the contact person listed for the particular Rule. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission intends to initiate a review of, and solicit public comments on, the following Rules during 2009: (1) Guides for Private Vocational and Distance Education Schools, 16 CFR 254. Agency Contact: Julie A. Lady, (216) 263-3409, Federal Trade Commission, East Central Region, 1111 Superior Ave., Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44114. (2) Automotive Fuel Ratings, Certification, and Posting Rule, 16 CFR 306. Agency Contact: Matthew Wilshire, (202) 326-2976, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Enforcement, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20580. (3) Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans, 16 CFR 425. Agency Contact: Robin Rosen Spector, (202) 326-3740, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Enforcement, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20580. As part of its regulatory review, the Commission also has tentatively scheduled reviews of additional rules and guides for 2010 through 2019. A copy of this tentative schedule is appended. The Commission, in its discretion, may modify or reorder the schedule in the future to incorporate new rules, or to respond to external factors (such as changes in the law) or other considerations. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 41-58. By direction of the Commission. Donald S. Clark, Secretary. APPENDIX REGULATORY REVIEW MODIFIED TEN-YEAR SCHEDULE 16 CFR PART YEAR TO REVIEW TOPIC Regulations Under Section 4 of the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA) 2010 501 Exemptions from Part 500 of the FPLA 2010 502 Regulations Under Section 5(C) of the FPLA 2010 503 Statements of General Policy or Interpretations Under the FPLA 2010 424 Retail Food Store Advertising and Marketing Practices Rule 2010 444 Credit Practices Rule 2010 239 Guides for the Advertising of Warranties and Guarantees 2010 433 Preservation of Consumers’ Claims and Defenses Rule 2010 700 Interpretations of Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act 2010 701 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with PROPOSALS 500 Disclosure of Written Consumer Product Warranty Terms and Conditions 2010 702 Pre-Sale Availability of Written Warranty Terms 2010 703 Informal Dispute Settlement Procedures 2010 14 Administrative Interpretations, General Policy Statements, and Enforcement Policy Statements 2011 23 Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries 2011 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:41 Feb 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\05FEP1.SGM 05FEP1 6130 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 23 / Thursday, February 5, 2009 / Proposed Rules APPENDIX—Continued REGULATORY REVIEW MODIFIED TEN-YEAR SCHEDULE 16 CFR PART YEAR TO REVIEW TOPIC 300 Rules and Regulations under the Wool Products Labeling Act 2011 301 Rules and Regulations under the Fur Products Labeling Act 2011 303 Rules and Regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act 2011 423 Care Labeling Rule 2011 Guides for the Rebuilt, Reconditioned and Other Used Automobile Parts Industry 2012 233 Guides Against Deceptive Pricing 2012 238 Guides Against Bait Advertising 2012 240 Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments and Services 2012 251 Guide Concerning Use of the Word ‘‘Free’’ and Similar Representations 2012 310 Telemarketing Sales Rule 2013 801 Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act Coverage Rules 2013 802 Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act Exemption Rules 2013 803 Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act Transmittal Rules 2013 304 Rules and Regulations under the Hobby Protection Act 2014 309 Labeling Requirements for Alternative Fuels and Alternative Fueled Vehicles 2014 314 Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information 2014 315 Contact Lens Rule 2015 316 Rules Implementing the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 2015 456 Ophthalmic Practice Rules 2015 603 Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Rules - Definitions 2015 610 FCRA Rules - Free Annual File Disclosures 2015 611 FCRA Rules - Prohibition Against Circumventing Treatment as a Nationwide Consumer Reporting Agency 2015 613 FCRA Rules - Duration of Active Duty Alerts 2015 614 FCRA Rules - Appropriate Proof of Identity 2015 698 FCRA Rules - Summaries, Notices, and Forms 2015 460 Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation 2016 682 FCRA Rules - Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records 2016 410 Deceptive Advertising as to Sizes of Viewable Pictures Shown by Television Receiving Sets 2017 312 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule 2017 Guides for the Nursery Industry 2018 305 Appliance Labeling Rule 2018 311 Test Procedures and Labeling Standards for Recycled Oil 2018 436 Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising 2018 Guides for Select Leather and Imitation Leather Products 2019 Funeral Industry Practices Rule 2019 20 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with PROPOSALS 18 24 453 VerDate Nov<24>2008 11:46 Feb 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\05FEP1.SGM 05FEP1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 23 / Thursday, February 5, 2009 / Proposed Rules [FR Doc. E9–2464 Filed 2–4–09: 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–S DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 28 CFR Part 26 [Docket No. OJP (DOJ)–1464; AG Order No. 3048–2009] RIN 1121–AA74 Certification Process for State Capital Counsel Systems Department of Justice. ACTION: Notice of request for public comment. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with PROPOSALS AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005, the Department of Justice promulgated a final rule to implement certification procedures for states seeking to qualify for the expedited federal habeas corpus review procedures in capital cases under chapter 154 of title 28 of the United States Code. Certification Process for State Capital Counsel Systems, 73 FR 75327 (Dec. 11, 2008). The procedural benefits of chapter 154 are available to states that establish mechanisms for providing counsel to indigent capital defendants in state postconviction proceedings that satisfy certain statutory requirements. The Department hereby requests public comment on issues related to the final rule. DATES: Comments are due April 6, 2009. ADDRESSES: Please address all comments regarding this notice, by U.S. mail, to: Ben Gorban, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531. To ensure proper handling, please reference OJP Docket No. 1464 on your correspondence. You may view an electronic version of this notice at http://www.regulations.gov, and you may also comment by using the http:// www.regulations.gov comment form for this notice. When submitting comments electronically you must include OJP Docket No. 1464 in the subject box. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Gorban, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs at (202) 616– 6500 (not a toll-free number.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Chapter 154 provides procedural benefits in federal habeas corpus review of capital cases to states that go beyond the constitutional requirement of appointing counsel for indigents at trial and on appeal by providing counsel also VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:41 Feb 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 to capital defendants in state postconviction proceedings. Chapter 154 has been in place since the enactment of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–132). Section 507 of Public Law 109–177, the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 (‘‘the Act’’), amended chapter 154 of title 28 of the United States Code. Prior to the Act, the determination that a state was eligible for the procedural benefits of chapter 154 had been left to the federal court of appeals for the circuit in which a state was located. The Act, inter alia, amended sections 2261(b) and 2265 of title 28 to assign responsibility for chapter 154 certifications to the Attorney General of the United States, subject to de novo review by the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Section 2265(b) directs the Attorney General to promulgate regulations to implement the certification procedure. The Department of Justice published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on June 6, 2007, for this purpose, to add a new subpart in 28 CFR part 26 entitled ‘‘Certification Process for State Capital Counsel Systems.’’ Certification Process for State Capital Counsel Systems, 72 FR 31217 (June 6, 2007). The comment period ended on August 6, 2007. The Department published a notice on August 9, 2007, reopening the comment period, and the reopened comment period ended on September 24, 2007. 72 FR 44816 (Aug. 9, 2007). The Department of Justice published the final rule on December 11, 2008, with a scheduled effective date of January 12, 2009. Certification Process for State Capital Counsel Systems, 73 FR 75327 (Dec. 11, 2008). The final rule is the subject of a preliminary injunction issued by a district court in the Northern District of California. See Habeas Corpus Res. Ctr. v. U.S. Dep’t of Justice, No. C 08–2649 CW (N.D. Cal., Jan. 20, 2009). The Department of Justice has decided to solicit further comment on all aspects of the final rule for 60 days following publication of this notice. The Department will consider comments received during this period and publish a summary and response as appropriate. Dated: February 2, 2009. Mark Filip, Acting Attorney General. [FR Doc. E9–2493 Filed 2–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 6131 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 47 CFR Part 73 [DA 09–40; MB Docket No. 08–243; RM– 11490] Radio Broadcasting Services; Charlotte Amalie, VI AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: This document requests comments on a petition for rulemaking filed by Western New Life, Inc., licensee of Station WJZG–FM, Channel 254A, Culebra, Puerto Rico, proposing the deletion of vacant Channel 271B at Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands to accommodate a hybrid contingent application requesting the substitution of Channel 271A for Channel 254A at Culebra, and modification of the Station WJZG–FM license. The reference coordinates for vacant Channel 271B at Charlotte Amalie are 18–20–36 NL and 64–55–48 WL. DATES: Comments must be filed on or before March 9, 2009, and reply comments on or before March 24, 2009. ADDRESSES: Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve the petitioner as follows: Scott C. Cinnamon, Esq., Counsel for Western New Life, Inc., Law Offices of Scott C. Cinnamon, PLLC, 1250 Connecticut Ave., NW., Suite 200, #144, Washington, DC 20036. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rolanda F. Smith, Media Bureau, (202) 418–2180. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rule Making, MB Docket No. 08–243, adopted January 14, 2009, and released January 16, 2009. Channel 271B at Charlotte Amalie was inadvertently removed from the FM Table of Allotments. See Revision of Procedures Governing Amendments to FM Table of Allotments and Changes of Community of License in the Radio Broadcast Services, Report and Order, 21 FCC Rcd 14212 (2006). As a result, this document does not contain any amendatory language. The full text of this Commission decision is available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC’s Reference Information Center at Portals II, CY–A257, 445 Twelfth Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. This document may also be purchased from the E:\FR\FM\05FEP1.SGM 05FEP1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 23 (Thursday, February 5, 2009)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 6129-6131]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-2464]


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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 23 / Thursday, February 5, 2009 / 
Proposed Rules

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

16 CFR Ch. I


Notice of Intent To Request Public Comments

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice of intent to request public comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of its systematic review of all Federal Trade 
Commission rules and guides, the Commission gives notice that, during 
2009, it intends to request public comments on the rules and guide 
listed below (``Rules''). The Commission will request comments on, 
among other things, the economic impact of, and the continuing need 
for, the Rules; possible conflict between the Rules and state, local, 
or other federal laws or regulations; and the effect on the Rules of 
any technological, economic, or other industry changes. No Commission 
determination on the need for, or the substance of, the Rules should be 
inferred from the notice of intent to publish requests for comments. In 
addition, the Commission announces a revised 10-year regulatory review 
schedule.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Further details may be obtained from 
the contact person listed for the particular Rule.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission intends to initiate a review 
of, and solicit public comments on, the following Rules during 2009:
    (1) Guides for Private Vocational and Distance Education Schools, 
16 CFR 254. Agency Contact: Julie A. Lady, (216) 263-3409, Federal 
Trade Commission, East Central Region, 1111 Superior Ave., Suite 200, 
Cleveland, OH 44114.
    (2) Automotive Fuel Ratings, Certification, and Posting Rule, 16 
CFR 306. Agency Contact: Matthew Wilshire, (202) 326-2976, Federal 
Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of 
Enforcement, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20580.
    (3) Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans, 16 CFR 425. 
Agency Contact: Robin Rosen Spector, (202) 326-3740, Federal Trade 
Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Enforcement, 600 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20580.
    As part of its regulatory review, the Commission also has 
tentatively scheduled reviews of additional rules and guides for 2010 
through 2019. A copy of this tentative schedule is appended. The 
Commission, in its discretion, may modify or reorder the schedule in 
the future to incorporate new rules, or to respond to external factors 
(such as changes in the law) or other considerations.

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 41-58.

By direction of the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,
Secretary.

                                APPENDIX
                            REGULATORY REVIEW
                       MODIFIED TEN-YEAR SCHEDULE
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                                                               YEAR TO
 16 CFR PART                      TOPIC                        REVIEW
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        500   Regulations Under Section 4 of the Fair              2010
               Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA)
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        501   Exemptions from Part 500 of the FPLA                 2010
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        502   Regulations Under Section 5(C) of the FPLA           2010
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        503   Statements of General Policy or                      2010
               Interpretations Under the FPLA
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        424   Retail Food Store Advertising and Marketing          2010
               Practices Rule
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        444   Credit Practices Rule                                2010
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        239   Guides for the Advertising of Warranties and         2010
               Guarantees
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        433   Preservation of Consumers' Claims and                2010
               Defenses Rule
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        700   Interpretations of Magnuson-Moss Warranty            2010
               Act
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        701   Disclosure of Written Consumer Product               2010
               Warranty Terms and Conditions
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        702   Pre-Sale Availability of Written Warranty            2010
               Terms
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        703   Informal Dispute Settlement Procedures               2010
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         14   Administrative Interpretations, General              2011
               Policy Statements, and Enforcement Policy
               Statements
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         23   Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and         2011
               Pewter Industries
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        300   Rules and Regulations under the Wool                 2011
               Products Labeling Act
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        301   Rules and Regulations under the Fur Products         2011
               Labeling Act
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        303   Rules and Regulations under the Textile              2011
               Fiber Products Identification Act
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        423   Care Labeling Rule                                   2011
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         20   Guides for the Rebuilt, Reconditioned and            2012
               Other Used Automobile Parts Industry
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        233   Guides Against Deceptive Pricing                     2012
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        238   Guides Against Bait Advertising                      2012
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        240   Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other          2012
               Merchandising Payments and Services
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        251   Guide Concerning Use of the Word ``Free''            2012
               and Similar Representations
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        310   Telemarketing Sales Rule                             2013
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        801   Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act         2013
               Coverage Rules
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        802   Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act         2013
               Exemption Rules
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        803   Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act         2013
               Transmittal Rules
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        304   Rules and Regulations under the Hobby                2014
               Protection Act
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        309   Labeling Requirements for Alternative Fuels          2014
               and Alternative Fueled Vehicles
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        314   Standards for Safeguarding Customer                  2014
               Information
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        315   Contact Lens Rule                                    2015
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        316   Rules Implementing the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003          2015
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        456   Ophthalmic Practice Rules                            2015
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        603   Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Rules -             2015
               Definitions
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        610   FCRA Rules - Free Annual File Disclosures            2015
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        611   FCRA Rules - Prohibition Against                     2015
               Circumventing Treatment as a Nationwide
               Consumer Reporting Agency
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        613   FCRA Rules - Duration of Active Duty Alerts          2015
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        614   FCRA Rules - Appropriate Proof of Identity           2015
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        698   FCRA Rules - Summaries, Notices, and Forms           2015
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        460   Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation          2016
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        682   FCRA Rules - Disposal of Consumer Report             2016
               Information and Records
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        410   Deceptive Advertising as to Sizes of                 2017
               Viewable Pictures Shown by Television
               Receiving Sets
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        312   Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule            2017
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         18   Guides for the Nursery Industry                      2018
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        305   Appliance Labeling Rule                              2018
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        311   Test Procedures and Labeling Standards for           2018
               Recycled Oil
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        436   Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions             2018
               Concerning Franchising
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         24   Guides for Select Leather and Imitation              2019
               Leather Products
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        453   Funeral Industry Practices Rule                      2019
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