Federal Trade Commission October 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-21592
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-31
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520). The FTC proposes to issue compulsory process orders to the largest cigarette manufacturers and smokeless tobacco manufacturers in order to obtain information from those companies concerning, inter alia, their sales and marketing expenditures.
Rule Concerning Disclosures Regarding Energy Consumption and Water Use of Certain Home Appliances and Other Products Required Under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (“Appliance Labeling Rule”)
Document Number: 05-20922
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-10-19
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'') amends its Appliance Labeling Rule (``Rule'') by publishing new ranges of comparability for required labels on central air conditioners, heat pumps, and compact dishwashers. The Commission also announces that the current ranges of comparability for standard dishwashers will remain in effect until further notice.
DaVita, Inc.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 05-20312
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of Federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
The Procter & Gamble Company and The Gillette Company; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 05-20043
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Superior Mortgage Corporation; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 05-20042
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-06
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of Federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries
Document Number: 05-19784
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-10-04
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On July 6, 2005, the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') requested public comments on whether the platinum section of the FTC's Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries (``Jewelry Guides''), 16 CFR 23, should be amended. The Commission solicited comments until September 28, 2005. In response to a request from the Appraisal Information NetWork (``AI NetWork''), the Commission grants an extension of the comment period until October 12, 2005.
SES Performance Review Board
Document Number: 05-19660
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-10-03
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members to the FTC Performance Review Board.