Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 43047-43049 [2014-17486]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 142 / Thursday, July 24, 2014 / Notices minutes; Division of Consumer & Community Affairs (DCCA), 3 minutes; Other divisions, 5 minutes; and NonSRC surveys, 90 minutes. Number of respondents: 500. General description of report: This information collection is voluntary and is authorized by the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. § 225a, 263). No issue of confidentiality normally arises because names and any other characteristics that would permit personal identification of respondents are not reported to the Federal Reserve Board. However, exemption 6 of the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(6)) would exempt this information from disclosure. Abstract: The Federal Reserve uses this voluntary survey to obtain household-based information specifically tailored to the Federal Reserve’s policy, regulatory, and operational responsibilities. Currently, the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center (SRC) includes survey questions on behalf of the Federal Reserve in an addendum to their regular monthly Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Expectations. The SRC conducts the survey by telephone with a sample of 500 households and asks questions of special interest to the Federal Reserve intermittently, as needed. The frequency and content of the questions depend on changing economic, regulatory, and legislative developments. The Federal Reserve primarily uses the survey to study consumer financial decisions, attitudes, and payment behavior. 3. Report title: Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with the Real Estate Lending Standards Regulation for State Member Banks. Agency form number: Reg H–5. OMB control number: 7100–0261. Frequency: Aggregate report, quarterly; policy statement, annually. Reporters: State member banks. Estimated annual reporting hours: 17,000 hours. Estimated average hours per response: Aggregate report: 5 hours; Policy statement: 20 hours. Number of respondents: 850. General description of report: This information collection is mandatory pursuant to section 304 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA) (12 U.S.C. 1828(o)) which authorizes the Federal Reserve to require the recordkeeping requirements associated with the Board’s Regulation H (12 CFR 208.51). Since the information is not collected by the Federal Reserve, no issue of confidentiality under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) arises. However, information gathered VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:03 Jul 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 by the Federal Reserve during examinations of state member banks would be deemed exempt from disclosure under exemption 8 of FOIA. 5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(8). In addition, exemptions 4 and 6 of FOIA, (5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(4) and (b)(6)) also may apply to certain data (specifically, individual loans identified as in excess of supervisory loan-to-value limits) collected in response to these requirements if gathered by the Federal Reserve, depending on the particular circumstances. These additional exemptions relate to confidential commercial and financial information, and personal information, respectively. Applicability of these exemptions would have to be determined on a caseby-case basis. Abstract: State member banks must adopt and maintain a written real estate lending policy. In addition, banks must identify their loans in excess of the supervisory loan-to-value limits and report (at least quarterly) the aggregate amount of the loans to the bank’s board of directors. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 21, 2014. Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2014–17412 Filed 7–23–14; 8:45 am] 43047 standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 18, 2014. A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Yvonne Sparks, Community Development Officer) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166–2034: 1. Simmons First National Corporation, Pine Bluff, Arkansas; to merge with Community First Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire First State Bank, both in Union City, Tennessee. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 21, 2014. Michael J. Lewandowski, Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2014–17426 Filed 7–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request BILLING CODE 6210–01–P Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The applications will also be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The FTC intends to ask the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) to extend for an additional three years the current Paperwork Reduction Act (‘‘PRA’’) clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans (‘‘Negative Option Rule’’ or ‘‘Rule’’). That clearance expires on December 31, 2014. DATES: Comments must be submitted by September 22, 2014. 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 ‘‘Negative Option Rule: FTC File No. P064202’’ on your comment, and file your comment online at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ ftc/NegOptionPRA 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, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite CC–5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1 43048 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 142 / Thursday, July 24, 2014 / Notices following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be addressed to Robert M. Frisby, Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., CC– 9528, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326– 2098. 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 clearance for the information collection requirements contained in the Negative Option Rule, 16 CFR Part 425 (OMB Control Number 3084–0104). The FTC invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The Negative Option Rule governs the operation of prenotification subscription plans. Under these plans, sellers notify subscribers that they will automatically ship merchandise, such as books, compact discs, or tapes, and bill subscribers for the merchandise if the subscribers do not expressly reject the merchandise beforehand within a prescribed time. The Rule protects consumers by: (a) Requiring that promotional materials disclose the terms of membership clearly and conspicuously; and (b) establishing emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:03 Jul 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 procedures for the administration of such ‘‘negative option’’ plans. Burden Statement Estimated annual hours burden: 3,125 hours. Based on industry input, staff estimates that approximately 35 existing clubs each require annually about 75 hours to comply with the Rule’s disclosure requirements, for a total of 2,625 hours (35 clubs × 75 hours). These clubs should be familiar with the Rule, which has been in effect since 1974, with the result that the burden of compliance has declined over time. Moreover, a substantial portion of the existing clubs likely would make these disclosures absent the Rule because they have helped foster long-term relationships with consumers. Approximately 5 new clubs come into being each year. These clubs require approximately 100 hours to comply with the Rule, including start up-time. Thus, the cumulative PRA burden for new clubs is about 500 hours (5 clubs × 100 hours). Combined with the estimated burden for established clubs, the total burden is 3,125 hours. Estimated annual cost burden: $153,950 (solely related to labor costs). Based on recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,1 the mean hourly wage for advertising managers is approximately $54 per hour; compensation for office and administrative support personnel is approximately $17 per hour. Assuming that managers perform the bulk of the work, and clerical personnel perform associated tasks (e.g., placing advertisements and responding to inquiries about offerings or prices), the total cost to the industry for the Rule’s information collection requirements would be approximately $153,950 [(65 hours managerial time × 35 existing clubs × $54 per hour) + (10 hours clerical time × 35 existing clubs × $17 per hour) + (90 hours managerial time × 5 new clubs × $54 per hour) + (10 hours clerical time × 5 new clubs × $17)]. Because the Rule has been in effect since 1974, the vast majority of the negative option clubs have no current start-up costs. For the few new clubs that enter the market each year, the costs associated with the Rule’s disclosure requirements, beyond the additional labor costs discussed above, are de minimis. Negative option clubs already have access to the ordinary office equipment necessary to comply 1 Occupational Employment And Wages—May 2013, Table 1, at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ pdf/ocwage.pdf. PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with the Rule. Similarly, the Rule imposes few, if any, printing and distribution costs. The required disclosures generally constitute only a small addition to the advertising for negative option plans. Because printing and distribution expenditures are incurred to market the product regardless of the Rule, adding the required disclosures results in marginal incremental expense. Request for Comment You can file a comment online or on paper. For the FTC to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before September 22, 2014. Write ‘‘Negative Option Rule: FTC File No. P064202’’ 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 obtained from any person and 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), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). 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), 16 CFR 4.9(c).2 Your comment will be kept confidential only if the FTC General Counsel grants your request in 2 In particular, the written request for confidential treatment that accompanies the comment must include the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. See FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 142 / Thursday, July 24, 2014 / Notices 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, or to send them to the Commission by courier or overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your online comment, you must file it at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ NegOptionPRA 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 ‘‘Negative Option Rule: FTC File No. P064202’’ on your comment and on the envelope, and mail or deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite CC–5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20024. If possible, submit your paper comment to the Commission by courier or overnight service. 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 September 22, 2014. 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. David C. Shonka, Principal Deputy General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2014–17486 Filed 7–23–14; 8:45 am] emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6750–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:03 Jul 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0014; Docket 2014– 0055; Sequence 5] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Statement and Acknowledgment (Standard Form 1413) Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCIES: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning statement and acknowledgment Standard Form (SF) 1413. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 79 FR 24429 on April 30, 2014, no comments were received. SUMMARY: Submit comments on or before August 25, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0014 by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number 9000–0014. Select the link ‘‘Comment Now’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0014, Statement and Acknowledgment SF 1413’’. Follow the instructions provided on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0014, Statement and Acknowledgment SF 1413’’ on your attached document. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services. Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 9000–0014, Statement and Acknowledgment SF 1413. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0014, in all correspondence DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43049 related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Loeb, Procurement Analyst, Acquisition Policy Division, via telephone 202–501–0650 or via email to edward.loeb@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose SF 1413, Statement and Acknowledgment, is used by all executive agencies, including the Department of Defense, to obtain a statement from contractors that the proper clauses have been included in subcontracts. The form is used by the prime contractor to identify and report all applicable subcontracts (all tiers) awarded under the prime contract, identify specific scopes of work the subcontractors will be performing, subcontract award date, and subcontract number, and provide formal notification to the applicable subcontractors of the labor laws and associated clauses they are responsible for complying with. B. Annual Reporting Burden A reassessment of the number of contracts awarded that required the inclusion of the SF 1413 was performed for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, FY 2011, and FY 2012 using data obtained from the Federal Procurement Data System. Based on the comprehensive reassessment performed, it was determined that no changes to the annual number of responses and the annual time burden (from the previous information collection published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 28039 on May 13, 2011) was warranted at this time. No public comments were received in prior years that have challenged the validity of the Government’s estimate. Respondents: 31,500. Responses per Respondent: 2. Total Responses: 63,000. Hours per Response: .05. Total Burden Hours: 3,150. C. Public Comments Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The FTC intends to ask the Office of Management and Budget 
(``OMB'') to extend for an additional three years the current Paperwork 
Reduction Act (``PRA'') clearance for information collection 
requirements contained in its Use of Prenotification Negative Option 
Plans (``Negative Option Rule'' or ``Rule''). That clearance expires on 
December 31, 2014.

DATES: Comments must be submitted by September 22, 2014.

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 ``Negative Option Rule: 
FTC File No. P064202'' on your comment, and file your comment online at 
https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/NegOptionPRA 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, 600 Pennsylvania 
Avenue NW., Suite CC-5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver 
your comment to the

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following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 
Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex 
J), Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be addressed to Robert M. Frisby, Attorney, Division of 
Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., CC-9528, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326-
2098.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 clearance for the 
information collection requirements contained in the Negative Option 
Rule, 16 CFR Part 425 (OMB Control Number 3084-0104).
    The FTC invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.
    The Negative Option Rule governs the operation of prenotification 
subscription plans. Under these plans, sellers notify subscribers that 
they will automatically ship merchandise, such as books, compact discs, 
or tapes, and bill subscribers for the merchandise if the subscribers 
do not expressly reject the merchandise beforehand within a prescribed 
time. The Rule protects consumers by: (a) Requiring that promotional 
materials disclose the terms of membership clearly and conspicuously; 
and (b) establishing procedures for the administration of such 
``negative option'' plans.

Burden Statement

    Estimated annual hours burden: 3,125 hours.
    Based on industry input, staff estimates that approximately 35 
existing clubs each require annually about 75 hours to comply with the 
Rule's disclosure requirements, for a total of 2,625 hours (35 clubs x 
75 hours). These clubs should be familiar with the Rule, which has been 
in effect since 1974, with the result that the burden of compliance has 
declined over time. Moreover, a substantial portion of the existing 
clubs likely would make these disclosures absent the Rule because they 
have helped foster long-term relationships with consumers.
    Approximately 5 new clubs come into being each year. These clubs 
require approximately 100 hours to comply with the Rule, including 
start up-time. Thus, the cumulative PRA burden for new clubs is about 
500 hours (5 clubs x 100 hours). Combined with the estimated burden for 
established clubs, the total burden is 3,125 hours.
    Estimated annual cost burden: $153,950 (solely related to labor 
costs).
    Based on recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,\1\ the 
mean hourly wage for advertising managers is approximately $54 per 
hour; compensation for office and administrative support personnel is 
approximately $17 per hour. Assuming that managers perform the bulk of 
the work, and clerical personnel perform associated tasks (e.g., 
placing advertisements and responding to inquiries about offerings or 
prices), the total cost to the industry for the Rule's information 
collection requirements would be approximately $153,950 [(65 hours 
managerial time x 35 existing clubs x $54 per hour) + (10 hours 
clerical time x 35 existing clubs x $17 per hour) + (90 hours 
managerial time x 5 new clubs x $54 per hour) + (10 hours clerical time 
x 5 new clubs x $17)].
    Because the Rule has been in effect since 1974, the vast majority 
of the negative option clubs have no current start-up costs. For the 
few new clubs that enter the market each year, the costs associated 
with the Rule's disclosure requirements, beyond the additional labor 
costs discussed above, are de minimis. Negative option clubs already 
have access to the ordinary office equipment necessary to comply with 
the Rule. Similarly, the Rule imposes few, if any, printing and 
distribution costs. The required disclosures generally constitute only 
a small addition to the advertising for negative option plans.
    Because printing and distribution expenditures are incurred to 
market the product regardless of the Rule, adding the required 
disclosures results in marginal incremental expense.
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    \1\ Occupational Employment And Wages--May 2013, Table 1, at 
http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ocwage.pdf.
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Request for Comment

    You can file a comment online or on paper. For the FTC to consider 
your comment, we must receive it on or before September 22, 2014. Write 
``Negative Option Rule: FTC File No. P064202'' 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 obtained from any person and 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), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). 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), 16 CFR 
4.9(c).\2\ Your comment will be kept confidential only if the FTC 
General Counsel grants your request in

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    \2\ In particular, the written request for confidential 
treatment that accompanies the comment must include the factual and 
legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions 
of the comment to be withheld from the public record. See FTC Rule 
4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c).
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    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, or to send them to the Commission by courier or 
overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your 
online comment, you must file it at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/NegOptionPRA 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 ``Negative Option Rule: 
FTC File No. P064202'' on your comment and on the envelope, and mail or 
deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office 
of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite CC-5610 (Annex J), 
Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: 
Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 
400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 
20024. If possible, submit your paper comment to the Commission by 
courier or overnight service.
    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 September 22, 
2014. 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.

David C. Shonka,
Principal Deputy General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2014-17486 Filed 7-23-14; 8:45 am]
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