Federal Trade Commission November 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-24915
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-17
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 proposed information requests sent pursuant to compulsory process to a combined ten or more of the largest domestic cigarette manufacturers and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. The information sought would include, among other things, data on 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, 2018. The Commission intends to ask OMB for renewed three-year clearance to collect this information.
Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records
Document Number: 2017-24728
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-15
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission has completed its regulatory review of its rule regarding Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records as part of the Commission's systematic review of all current Commission rules and guides, and has determined to retain the Rule in its current form.
Granting of Requests for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2017-24590
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Granting of Requests for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2017-24589
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-14
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Red Ventures Holdco, LP and Bankrate, Inc.; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2017-24588
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-14
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 complaint and the terms of the consent orders embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Energy Labeling Rule
Document Number: 2017-24381
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-11-09
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission proposes to amend the Energy Labeling Rule (``Rule'') by updating ranges of comparability and unit energy cost figures on EnergyGuide labels for dishwashers, furnaces, room air conditioners, and pool heaters. The Commission also proposes to set a compliance date for EnergyGuide labels on room air conditioner boxes.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-24243
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-08
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the FTC is seeking public comments on its request to OMB for a three- year extension of the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in Use of Prenotification Negative Option Plans (``Negative Option Rule'' or ``Rule''). That clearance expires on November 30, 2017.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Notices
Document Number: 2017-23833
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-02
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The FTC is making technical revisions to several of the notices that it is required to publish under the Privacy Act of 1974 to describe its systems of records. This action is intended to make these notices clearer, more accurate, and up-to-date.