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

Becton, Dickinson and Company and C. R. Bard; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2017-28213
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-29
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-28064
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-28
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 its Trade Regulation Rule entitled Power Output Claims for Amplifiers Utilized in Home Entertainment Products (Amplifier Rule or Rule) (OMB Control Number 3084-0105). That clearance expires on January 31, 2018.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and CrossAmerica Partners LP; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2017-27924
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-27
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-27868
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-27
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 its Trade Regulation Rule entitled Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation (R-value Rule or Rule). That clearance expires on January 31, 2018.
Test Procedures and Labeling Standards for Recycled Oil
Document Number: 2017-27374
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') requests public comment on the overall costs, benefits, and regulatory and economic impact of its rule specifying Test Procedures and Labeling Standards for Recycled Oil (``Recycled Oil Rule'' or ``Rule''), as part of the Commission's systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-27207
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-18
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 is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend for an additional three years its OMB clearance for the information collection requirements contained in the Commission's Business Opportunity Rule (``Rule''). That clearance expires on January 31, 2018.
Granting of Requests for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules
Document Number: 2017-26578
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-11
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Enforcement Policy Statement Regarding the Applicability of the COPPA Rule to the Collection and Use of Voice Recordings
Document Number: 2017-26509
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission has issued an Enforcement Policy Statement regarding the applicability of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (``COPPA'') Rule to the collection of voice recordings. The Statement describes certain circumstances in which the Commission will not bring an enforcement action against an operator on the basis of the operator having collected an audio file containing a child's voice without first obtaining verifiable parental consent.
Public Workshop Examining Contact Lens Marketplace and Analyzing Proposed Changes to the Contact Lens Rule
Document Number: 2017-26445
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-12-08
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is holding a public workshop relating to its December 7, 2016 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (``NPRM'') announcing proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule. The workshop will explore issues relating to competition in the contact lens marketplace, consumer access to contact lenses, prescription release and portability, and other issues raised in comments received in response to the NPRM.
Cowboy AG LLC; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2017-26443
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-08
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 complaint and the terms of the consent order embodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2017-26254
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-06
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 the FTC's enforcement of the information collection requirements in its Fair Packaging and Labeling Act regulations (``FPLA Rules''). That clearance expires on April 30, 2018.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and CrossAmerica Partners LP; Analysis To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2017-26012
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-12-04
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.