Federal Trade Commission October 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 06-8901
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-26
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Pliva d.d.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E6-17904
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-25
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-17790
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-24
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The information collection requirements described below are being 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 is seeking public comments on proposed information requests to beverage alcohol advertisers. The FTC proposes to issue compulsory process orders to beverage alcohol advertisers for information concerning, inter alia, compliance with voluntary advertising placement provisions, sales and marketing expenditures, and the status of third-party review of complaints regarding compliance with voluntary advertising codes.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-17666
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-23
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC is soliciting public comments on proposed information requests to food and beverage companies and quick service restaurants. These comments will be considered before the FTC submits a request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520, of compulsory process orders to major food and beverage manufacturers and quick service restaurant companies in order to obtain information from those companies concerning, among other things, their marketing activities and expenditures targeted toward children and adolescents.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Reinstatement of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-17507
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-19
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') intends to conduct a pilot study in connection with Section 319 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, Pub. L. 108-159 (2003). This study is a follow-up to the Commission's previous pilot study conducted from October 2005 through June 2006. Before gathering this information, the FTC is seeking public comment on its proposed consumer pilot study. Comments will be considered before the FTC submits a request for Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') review under the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520.
Information and Real Estate Services, LLC; Northern New England Real Estate Network, Inc.; Williamsburg Area Association of Realtors, Inc.; Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc.; Monmouth County Association of Realtors, Inc.; Analysis of Agreements Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E6-17357
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-18
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreements in these matters settle 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 complaints and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementsthat would settle these allegations.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 06-8783
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-18
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-17091
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-13
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'') (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520). The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through January 31, 2010 the current OMB clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Trade Regulation Rule (``MTOR'' or ``Rule''), 16 CFR part 435. That clearance expires on January 31, 2007.
Charter Service Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-16939
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-10-13
Agency: Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation, Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice lists the location and time of the next Charter Bus Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee (CBNRAC) meeting.
The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation and United Launch Alliance; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: E6-16862
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-12
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.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 06-8572
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-10
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”)
Document Number: 06-8524
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-10-04
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In this document, the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') announces decisions on four issues involving the Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR''): the denial of a petition submitted by Voice Mail Broadcasting Corporation (``VMBC'') requesting creation of a new safe harbor for the TSR that would permit the use of prerecorded messages in calls to established customers; a new proposal to amend the TSR by expressly prohibiting unsolicited prerecorded telemarketing calls without the consumer's prior written agreement; revocation of the Commission's previously announced policy of forbearance from bringing enforcement actions against sellers and telemarketers who make prerecorded telemarketing calls to established customers effective January 2, 2007; and a new proposal to amend the prescribed method for measuring the maximum allowable call abandonment rate in the TSR's existing safe harbor provision, in response to a petition from the Direct Marketing Association, Inc. (``DMA''). The Commission is requesting public comment on the proposed amendments during a comment period ending November 6, 2006.