Federal Trade Commission March 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Energy Labeling Rule
Document Number: 2013-06894
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-03-26
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is reopening the comment period of its January 9, 2013 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) until April 1, 2013.
The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.; Dr.Jays.com, Inc., Eminent, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-06785
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-26
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreements in this matter 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.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2013-06061
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Freedom of Information Act; Correction
Document Number: 2013-05619
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-18
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission published a final rule on February 28, 2013 revising its Rules of Practice governing access to agency records. In one of its amendatory instructions, the final rule mentioned a paragraph that was not being affected. This document makes a technical correction to the amendatory instruction so that it accurately reflects the amendments carried out.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2013-05862
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends to ask the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') to extend through June 30, 2016, the current Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') clearance for the FTC's enforcement of the information collection requirements in its regulation ``Duties of Furnishers of Information to Consumer Reporting Agencies'' (``Information Furnishers Rule''), which applies to certain motor vehicle dealers, and its shared enforcement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (``CFPB'') of the furnisher provisions (subpart E) of the CFPB's Regulation V regarding other entities. That clearance expires on June 30, 2013.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-05630
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) plans to conduct an online survey of parents and (with parental permission) their children from the ages of 8-16 years old who watch movies, listen to music, and/or play game applications (apps) on smartphones, Internet-accessible handheld devices, or tablet computers (collectively app-capable mobile devices) that run either the Apple's iOS or Google's Android operating system. This is the second of two notices required under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), and the Commission seeks additional public comments and requests Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review of, and clearance for, the proposed collection of information.
Praxedes E. Alverez Santiago, M.D., Daniel Perez Brisebois, M.D., Jorge Grillasca Palou, M.D., Rafael Garcia Nieves, M.D., Francis M. Vazques Roura, M.D., Angel B. Rivera Santos, M.D., Cosme D. Santos Torres, M.D., and Juan L. Vilaro Chardon, M.D.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-05126
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-06
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-05070
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
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 through April 30, 2016 the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Alternative Fuels Rule (``Rule''). That clearance expires on April 30, 2013.