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

Service Corporation International, and Stewart Enterprises, Inc.; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-31153
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-30
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 of Agreement Containing Consent Orders to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent ordersembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Energy and Water Use Labeling for Consumer Products Under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (“Energy Labeling Rule”)
Document Number: 2013-30633
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-26
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission proposes conforming amendments to the Energy Labeling Rule (``Rule'') to require a new Department of Energy (DOE) test procedure for televisions and establish data reporting requirements for those products.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2013-30636
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-24
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends to ask the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') to extend through February 28, 2017, the current Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') clearance for the FTC's enforcement of the information collection requirements in its regulation ``Used Motor Vehicle Trade Regulation Rule'' (``Used Car Rule'' or ``Rule''), which applies to used vehicle dealers. That clearance expires on February 28, 2014.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule
Document Number: 2013-30293
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission published final rule amendments to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule on January 17, 2013 to update the requirements set forth in the notice, parental consent, confidentiality and security, and safe harbor provisions. This document makes a technical correction in that final rule.
Telemarketing Sales Rule; Notice of Termination of Caller ID Rulemaking
Document Number: 2013-30290
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
After reviewing the public comments elicited by an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (``ANPR'') seeking suggestions on ways to enhance the effectiveness and enforceability of the caller identification (``Caller ID'') requirements of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR''), as well as technical presentations at the FTC's 2012 Robocall Summit, the Commission has determined that amending the TSR would not reduce the incidence of the falsification, or ``spoofing,'' of Caller ID information in telemarketing calls. Accordingly, the Commission is closing this proceeding.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule Proposed Parental Consent Method; iVeriFly, Inc., Application for Approval of Parental Consent Method
Document Number: 2013-30287
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission requests public comment concerning the proposed parental consent method submitted by iVeriFly, Inc. (``iVeriFly'') under the Voluntary Commission Approval Processes provision of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2013-29578
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-16
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2013-29589
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-11
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.
Goldenshores Technologies, LLC and Erik M. Geidl; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-29531
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-11
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29404
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-10
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 March 31, 2017, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Informal Dispute Settlement Procedures Rule. That clearance expires on March 31, 2014.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2013-29078
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-05
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.
Rules and Regulations Under the Wool Products Labeling Act
Document Number: 2013-28662
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-02
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission grants an eight (8) day extension until December 3, 2013 for filing public comments in response to the Commission's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published on September 20, 2013 (``NPRM'').