Federal Trade Commission August 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Telemarketing Sales Rule Fees
Document Number: 2014-20745
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-08-29
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.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule: AgeCheq Application for Parental Consent Method
Document Number: 2014-20645
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-29
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission publishes this request for public comment concerning the proposed parental consent method submitted by AgeCheq Inc. (``AgeCheq'') under the Voluntary Commission Approval Processes provision of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-19504
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-18
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 December 31, 2017, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Trade Regulation Rule entitled Power Output Claims for Amplifiers Utilized in Home Entertainment Products (Amplifier Rule or Rule), 16 CFR Part 432 (OMB Control Number 3084-0105). That clearance expires on December 31, 2014.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-19092
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-13
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). The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to extend through December 31, 2017, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Trade Regulation Rule entitled Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation (R-value Rule or Rule). That clearance expires on December 31, 2014.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-19090
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-13
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC seeks public comments on proposed information requests by compulsory process to a combined ten or more of the largest cigarette manufacturers and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. The information sought would include, among other things, data on manufacturer annual sales and marketing expenditures. The current FTC clearance from the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') to conduct such information collection expires January 31, 2015. The Commission intends to ask OMB for renewed three-year clearance to collect this information.
Akorn, Inc.; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-18982
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting 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 ordersembodied 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: 2014-18958
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Energy Labeling Rule
Document Number: 2014-18501
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-08-12
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'') amends its Energy Labeling Rule (``Rule'') by publishing new ranges of comparability for required labels on central air conditioners, heat pumps, and weatherized furnaces.
Telemarketing Sales Rule
Document Number: 2014-18505
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission requests public comment on its Telemarketing Sales Rule (``TSR'' or ``Rule''). The Commission is soliciting comments as part of the FTC's systematic review of all current Commission regulations and guides.