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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 25, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Request for Comment Interested parties are invited to submit written comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Prescreen Opt-Out Disclosure Rule: FTC File No. P075417’’ to facilitate the organization of comments. Please note that your comment—including your name and your state—will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including on the publicly accessible FTC Web site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/public comments.shtm. Because comments will be made public, they should not include any sensitive personal information, such as any individual’s Social Security Number; date of birth; driver’s license number or other state identification number, or foreign country equivalent; passport number; financial account number; or credit or debit card number. Comments also should not include any sensitive health information, such as medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, comments should not include ‘‘[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information which is obtained from any person and which is privileged or confidential’’ as provided in Section 6(f) of the Federal Trade Commission Act (‘‘FTC Act’’), 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). Comments containing matter for which confidential treatment is requested must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential,’’ and must comply with FTC Rule 4.9(c).11 Because paper mail addressed to the FTC is subject to delay due to heightened security screening, please consider submitting your comments in electronic form. Comments filed in electronic form should be submitted using the following weblink https:// public.commentworks.com/ftc/ prescreenoptoutpra (and following the instructions on the web-based form). To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on the web-based form at the weblink https://public.commentworks.com/ftc/ prescreenoptoutpra. If this Notice appears at www.regulations.gov/search/ index.jsp, you may also file an electronic comment through that Web site. The Commission will consider all comments that regulations.gov forwards to it. The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives, whether filed in paper or electronic form. Comments received will be available to the public on the FTC Web site, to the extent practicable, at http:// www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the FTC makes every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC Web site. More information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, may be found in the FTC’s privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/ privacy.shtm. Under the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521, federal agencies must obtain approval from OMB for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ means agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 44 U.S.C. 3502(3); 5 CFR 1320.3(c). As required by section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, the FTC is providing this opportunity for public comment before requesting that OMB extend the existing paperwork clearance for the regulations noted herein. Pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, the FTC invites comments on: (1) Whether the disclosure requirements are necessary, including whether the information will be practically useful; (2) the accuracy of our burden estimates, including whether the methodology and assumptions used are valid; (3) how to improve the quality, utility, and clarity of the disclosure requirements; and (4) how to minimize the burden of providing the required information to consumers. All comments should be filed as prescribed in the ADDRESSES section above, and must be received on or before August 26, 2013. 11 The comment must be accompanied by an explicit request for confidential treatment, including the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. The request will be granted or denied by the Commission’s General Counsel, consistent with applicable law and the public interest. See FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB review; Comment Request VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Jun 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 John F. Daly, Acting General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–15089 Filed 6–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38041 The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) to extend through August 31, 2016, the current Paperwork Reduction Act (‘‘PRA’’) clearance for the FTC’s enforcement of the information collection requirements in its in its Telemarketing Sales Rule (‘‘TSR’’). That clearance expires on August 31, 2013. DATES: Comments must be filed by July 25, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ‘‘TSR PRA Comment, FTC File No. P094400’’ on your comment and file your comment online at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ ftc/tsrrulepra2 by following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment on paper, mail or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Craig Tregillus, Attorney, Division of Marketing Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, Room H–238, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326–2970. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 1, 2013, the Commission sought comment on the information collection requirements associated with the Telemarketing Sales Rule. 78 FR 19483 (Apr. 1, 2013). No comments were received. Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 CFR Part 1320, that implement the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the FTC is providing this second opportunity for public comment while seeking OMB approval to renew the preexisting clearance for those information collection requirements. For more details about the Rule requirements, the background behind these information collection provisions, and the basis for the calculations summarized below, see 78 FR 19483. Title: Telemarketing Sales Rule, 16 CFR Part 310. OMB Control Number: 3084–0097. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Estimated Annual Burden: Hours: 1,320,119 hours.1 SUMMARY: 1 This is a 135 hour increase from the 1,319,984 hours burden estimate in the April 1, 2013 Federal Register Notice, attributable to an inadvertent error E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM Continued 25JNN1 38042 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 25, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Labor Costs: $16,338,449.2 Non-Labor Costs: $5,101,732.3 Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 CFR Part 1320, that implement the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the FTC is providing a second opportunity for the public to comment while seeking OMB approval to renew the pre-existing clearance for the Rule. You can file a comment online or on paper. For the Commission to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before July 25, 2013. Write ‘‘TSR PRA Comment, FTC File No. P094400’’ on your comment. Your comment— including your name and your state— will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including to the extent practicable, on the public Commission Web site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/ publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the Commission tries to remove individuals’ home contact information from comments before placing them on the Commission Web site. Because your comment will be made public, you are solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive personal information, like anyone’s Social Security number, date of birth, driver’s license number or other state identification number or foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial account number, or credit or debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive health information, like medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, do not include any ‘‘[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information which is . . . privileged or confidential’’ as provided in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16CFR previously in adding the Registry access hours burden. 2 This is an increase from the labor cost estimate in the April 1, 2013 Federal Register Notice, mainly attributable to an intervening annual release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Within it, the mean hourly wage for ‘‘Computer Support Specialist’’ rose from the previously shown amount of $25 per hour to $25.59 (× 7,500 recordkeeping hours =$191,925); for ‘‘Office Clerks, General, from $14 to $14.07 (× 8,110 recordkeeping hours =$114,108); and for ‘‘Telemarketers’’ from $12 to $12.29 (× 1,304,374 disclosure hours = $16,030,756), resulting in the new total of $16,336,789. See http:// www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ocwage.pdf. ‘‘Occupational Employment and Wages–May 2012,’’ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, released March 2013, Table 1 (‘‘National employment and wage data from the Occupational Employment Statistics survey by occupation, May 2012’’). 3 This is an increase of $486 from the $5,101,246 non-labor costs estimate in the April 1, 2013 Federal Register Notice resulting from the 135 hour increase in the hours burden. See supra note 1. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Jun 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 4.10(a)(2). In particular, do not include competitively sensitive information such as costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns devices, manufacturing processes, or customer names. If you want the Commission to give your comment confidential treatment, you must file it in paper form, with a request for confidential treatment, and you have to follow the procedure explained in FTC Rule 4.9(c). Your comment will be kept confidential only if the FTC General Counsel, in his or her sole discretion, grants your request in accordance with the law and the public interest. Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit your comments online. To make sure that the Commission considers your online comment, you must file it at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ tsrrulepra2, by following the instructions on the web-based form. If this Notice appears at http:// www.regulations.gov/#!home, you also may file a comment through that Web site. If you file your comment on paper, write ‘‘TSR PRA Comment, FTC File No. P094400’’ on your comment and on the envelope, and mail or deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. If possible, submit your paper comment to the Commission by courier or overnight service. Visit the Commission Web site at www.ftc.gov to read this Notice. The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives on or before July 25, 2013. You can find more information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, in the Commission’s privacy policy, at http:// www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.htm. Comments on the disclosure requirements subject to review under the PRA should additionally be submitted to OMB. If sent by U.S. mail, they should be addressed to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, however, PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 are subject to delays due to heightened security precautions. Thus, comments instead should be sent by facsimile to (202) 395–5167. John F. Daly, Acting General Counsel. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Correction In rule FR Doc. 2013–13959 published in the Federal Register at 78 FR 35272, June 12, 2013, make the following correction: On page 35272, in the first column, under Supplementary Information, Meeting Access, remove the address location ‘‘David W. Dyer U.S. Courthouse, 300 Northeast 1st Avenue, Miami, Florida 33132.’’ and add ‘‘Bank United Center, University of Miami, 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146’’ in its place. Dated: June 19, 2013. Anne E. Rung, Acting Associate Administrator (M), Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–15104 Filed 6–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–14–P E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 122 (Tuesday, June 25, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38041-38042]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'').

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to the Office of 
Management and Budget (``OMB'') to extend through August 31, 2016, the 
current Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') clearance for the FTC's 
enforcement of the information collection requirements in its in its 
Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR''). That clearance expires on August 
31, 2013.

DATES: Comments must be filed by July 25, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by 
following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ``TSR PRA Comment, FTC 
File No. P094400'' on your comment and file your comment online at 
https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/tsrrulepra2 by following the 
instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment 
on paper, mail or deliver your comment to the following address: 
Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H-113 (Annex 
J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Craig Tregillus, Attorney, Division of 
Marketing Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade 
Commission, Room H-238, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 
20580, (202) 326-2970.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 1, 2013, the Commission sought 
comment on the information collection requirements associated with the 
Telemarketing Sales Rule. 78 FR 19483 (Apr. 1, 2013). No comments were 
received. Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 CFR Part 1320, that 
implement the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the FTC is providing this 
second opportunity for public comment while seeking OMB approval to 
renew the pre-existing clearance for those information collection 
requirements. For more details about the Rule requirements, the 
background behind these information collection provisions, and the 
basis for the calculations summarized below, see 78 FR 19483.
    Title: Telemarketing Sales Rule, 16 CFR Part 310.
    OMB Control Number: 3084-0097.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    Hours: 1,320,119 hours.\1\
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    \1\ This is a 135 hour increase from the 1,319,984 hours burden 
estimate in the April 1, 2013 Federal Register Notice, attributable 
to an inadvertent error previously in adding the Registry access 
hours burden.

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    Labor Costs: $16,338,449.\2\
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    \2\ This is an increase from the labor cost estimate in the 
April 1, 2013 Federal Register Notice, mainly attributable to an 
intervening annual release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
Within it, the mean hourly wage for ``Computer Support Specialist'' 
rose from the previously shown amount of $25 per hour to $25.59 (x 
7,500 recordkeeping hours =$191,925); for ``Office Clerks, General, 
from $14 to $14.07 (x 8,110 recordkeeping hours =$114,108); and for 
``Telemarketers'' from $12 to $12.29 (x 1,304,374 disclosure hours = 
$16,030,756), resulting in the new total of $16,336,789. See http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ocwage.pdf. ``Occupational Employment 
and Wages-May 2012,'' Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of 
Labor, released March 2013, Table 1 (``National employment and wage 
data from the Occupational Employment Statistics survey by 
occupation, May 2012'').
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    Non-Labor Costs: $5,101,732.\3\
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    \3\ This is an increase of $486 from the $5,101,246 non-labor 
costs estimate in the April 1, 2013 Federal Register Notice 
resulting from the 135 hour increase in the hours burden. See supra 
note 1.
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    Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 CFR Part 1320, that implement 
the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the FTC is providing a second 
opportunity for the public to comment while seeking OMB approval to 
renew the pre-existing clearance for the Rule.
    You can file a comment online or on paper. For the Commission to 
consider your comment, we must receive it on or before July 25, 2013. 
Write ``TSR PRA Comment, FTC File No. P094400'' on your comment. Your 
comment--including your name and your state--will be placed on the 
public record of this proceeding, including to the extent practicable, 
on the public Commission Web site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the Commission tries to 
remove individuals' home contact information from comments before 
placing them on the Commission Web site.
    Because your comment will be made public, you are solely 
responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any 
sensitive personal information, like anyone's Social Security number, 
date of birth, driver's license number or other state identification 
number or foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial 
account number, or credit or debit card number. You are also solely 
responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any 
sensitive health information, like medical records or other 
individually identifiable health information. In addition, do not 
include any ``[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information 
which is . . . privileged or confidential'' as provided in Section 6(f) 
of the FTC Act 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16CFR 
4.10(a)(2). In particular, do not include competitively sensitive 
information such as costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, 
patterns devices, manufacturing processes, or customer names.
    If you want the Commission to give your comment confidential 
treatment, you must file it in paper form, with a request for 
confidential treatment, and you have to follow the procedure explained 
in FTC Rule 4.9(c). Your comment will be kept confidential only if the 
FTC General Counsel, in his or her sole discretion, grants your request 
in accordance with the law and the public interest.
    Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to 
heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit 
your comments online. To make sure that the Commission considers your 
online comment, you must file it at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/tsrrulepra2, by following the instructions on the web-based form. 
If this Notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov/#!home, you also 
may file a comment through that Web site.
    If you file your comment on paper, write ``TSR PRA Comment, FTC 
File No. P094400'' on your comment and on the envelope, and mail or 
deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office 
of the Secretary, Room H-113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20580. If possible, submit your paper comment to the 
Commission by courier or overnight service.
    Visit the Commission Web site at www.ftc.gov to read this Notice. 
The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit the 
collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as 
appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive 
public comments that it receives on or before July 25, 2013. You can 
find more information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy 
Act, in the Commission's privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.htm.
    Comments on the disclosure requirements subject to review under the 
PRA should additionally be submitted to OMB. If sent by U.S. mail, they 
should be addressed to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the 
Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket 
Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. 
Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, however, are subject to 
delays due to heightened security precautions. Thus, comments instead 
should be sent by facsimile to (202) 395-5167.

John F. Daly,
Acting General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2013-15088 Filed 6-24-13; 8:45 am]
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