Federal Trade Commission August 23, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Comment Concerning Interpretations of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act; Rule Governing Disclosure of Written Consumer Product Warranty Terms and Conditions; Rule Governing Pre-Sale Availability of Written Warranty Terms; Rule Governing Informal Dispute Settlement Procedures; and Guides for the Advertising of Warranties and Guarantees
Document Number: 2011-21527
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-08-23
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
As part of its systematic review of all Federal Trade Commission (``AFTC'' or ``Commission'') rules and guides, the FTC seeks public comment on a set of warranty-related Interpretations, Rules and Guides: its Interpretations of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (``Interpretations'' or ``Rule 700''); its Rule Governing Disclosure of Written Consumer Product Warranty Terms and Conditions (``Rule 701''); its Rule Governing Pre-Sale Availability of Written Warranty Terms (``Rule 702''); its Rule Governing Informal Dispute Settlement Procedures (``Rule 703''); and its Guides for the Advertising of Warranties and Guarantees (``Guides''). The Commission requests public comment on the overall costs, benefits, necessity and regulatory and economic impact of these Interpretations, Rules and Guides.