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

Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees
Document Number: 2013-21141
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-30
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (the ``Commission'' or ``FTC'') is amending its Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR'') by updating the fees charged to entities accessing the National Do Not Call Registry (the ``Registry'') as required by the Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007.
Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc., et al.; Analysis of Proposed Agreement Containing Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-21158
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
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; Extension
Document Number: 2013-20796
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-27
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 through January 31, 2017, the current PRA clearance for its shared enforcement authority with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (``CFPB'') for information collection requirements contained in the CFPB's Regulation O. That clearance expires on January 31, 2014.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-20794
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-27
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends to ask the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') to extend through December 31, 2016, the current Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') clearance for the FTC's enforcement of the information collection requirements in its Affiliate Marketing Rule (or ``Rule''), which applies to certain motor vehicle dealers, and its shared enforcement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (``CFPB'') of the provisions (subpart C) of the CFPB's Regulation V regarding other entities (``CFPB Rule''). The current clearance expires on December 31, 2013.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule Proposed Parental Consent Method; AssertID, Inc. Application for Approval of Parental Consent Method
Document Number: 2013-20243
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-08-21
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission requests public comment concerning the proposed parental consent method submitted by AssertID, Inc. (``AssertID'') under the Voluntary Commission Approval Processes provision of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule.
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., and Ameristar Casinos, Inc.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-20058
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-19
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 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: 2013-19555
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-15
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18718
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-05
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 November 30, 2016, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Consumer Product Warranty Rule. That clearance expires on November 30, 2013.
Relief-Mart, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-18613
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-02
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.
Essentia Natural Memory Foam Company, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-18612
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-02
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.
Ecobaby Organics, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-18611
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-02
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: 2013-18560
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends to conduct a preliminary and exploratory study on consumer susceptibility to fraudulent and deceptive marketing. This research will be conducted to further the FTC's mission of protecting consumers from unfair and deceptive practices. 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'').
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-18455
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-01
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends to ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend through November 30, 2016, the current Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) clearance for the FTC's shared enforcement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) of the information collection requirements in Regulation N (Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising). That clearance expires on November 30, 2013. The FTC's current PRA clearance (OMB Control Number 3084-0156) for Regulation N is under the FTC's Mortgage Acts and PracticesAdvertising Rule, which was republished by the CFPB as Regulation N on December 16, 2011, and became effective December 30, 2011. The Commission rescinded the Mortgage Acts and PracticesAdvertising Rule on, and effective, April 13, 2012.