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

Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments and Services
Document Number: 2014-23137
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-29
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``the Commission'') previously published in the Federal Register a request for public comments on the overall costs and benefits of and the continuing need for its Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments and Services (``the Guides''). The Commission issued this request as part of its program for periodic review of its rules and guides to ensure they are up-to-date, effective, and not overly burdensome.
HealthyLife Sciences, LLC; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-22402
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-19
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. 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.
John Matthew Dwyer III; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-22388
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-19
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. 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: 2014-22359
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-19
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC plans to conduct a study to examine consumer perception of environmental marketing claims. This is the second of two notices required under the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') in which the FTC seeks public comments on its proposed consumer research in connection with requesting Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') review of, and clearance for, the collection of information discussed herein.
Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule
Document Number: 2014-22092
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-17
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission adopts final amendments to its Trade Regulation Rule previously entitled ``Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise,'' including revising its name to ``Mail, Internet, or Telephone Order Merchandise'' (the ``Rule''). The final Rule is based upon the comments received in response to an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (``ANPR''), a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (``NPRM''), a Staff Report, and other information. This document contains the text of the final Rule and the Rule's Statement of Basis and Purpose (``SBP''), including a Regulatory Analysis.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-22054
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is seeking public comments on its request to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for a three-year extension of the current PRA clearance for the information collection requirements contained in the Gramm-Leach- Bliley Financial Privacy Rule (GLB Privacy Rule), 16 CFR part 313. That clearance expires on September 30, 2014.
Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2014-21970
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-16
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
SES Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2014-21985
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-15
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members to the FTC Performance Review Board.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-21685
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC intends to ask the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') to extend for an additional three years the current Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA'') clearance for information collection requirements contained in the Commission's Business Opportunity Rule (``Rule''). That clearance expires on February 28, 2015.
Google Inc.; Analysis to Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-21621
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-11
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. 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.
Energy Labeling Rule
Document Number: 2014-20842
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-04
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'') is correcting a final rule published in the Federal Register of August 12, 2014, which amends the Energy Labeling Rule by updating comparability ranges for certain heating and cooling products and making conforming changes to the Rule's sample labels.
National Association of Residential Property Managers, Inc.; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-20776
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-02
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 order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc.; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2014-20747
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-02
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 order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.