Federal Trade Commission April 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2016-10050
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-29
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2016-10049
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-29
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Rules and Regulations Under the Hobby Protection Act
Document Number: 2016-09103
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its regular review of all its rules and guides, and in response to Congressional amendments to the Hobby Protection Act (``Hobby Act'' or ``Act''), the Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'') proposes to amend its Rules and Regulations Under the Hobby Protection Act (``Rules''), and seeks comment on its proposals.
Enforcement Policy Statement on Deceptively Formatted Advertisements
Document Number: 2016-08813
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-18
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission has issued an Enforcement Policy Statement on Deceptively Formatted Advertisements. The Statement describes the underlying consumer protection principles that guide the Commission's enforcement actions, advisory opinions, and other guidance addressing various forms of deceptively formatted advertising, including advertising and promotional messages integrated into and presented as non-commercial content.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-08657
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''). The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Alternative Fuels Rule. That clearance expires on June 30, 2016.
Telemarketing Sales Rule Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-08655
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''). The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements in its Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR''). That clearance expires on August 31, 2016.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-08369
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-12
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the FTC is seeking public comments on its request to OMB for a three- year extension of the current PRA clearance for the information collection requirements contained in the Mail, Internet, or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule (MITOR). This clearance expires on April 30, 2016.
Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation
Document Number: 2016-07679
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-04-06
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of the Commission's systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides, the Commission requests public comment on the overall costs, benefits, necessity, and regulatory and economic impact of the FTC's ``Trade Regulation Rule Concerning the Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation'' (the ``R-value Rule'' or ``Rule'').