Federal Trade Commission October 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Procedures for Responding to Petitions for Rulemaking
Document Number: 2021-21824
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-29
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is updating its procedures for responding to petitions for rulemaking. These changes will provide increased transparency and promote public participation in the rulemaking process. Pursuant to the amendments, the FTC will provide notice and an opportunity for public comment on petitions for the issuance, amendment, or repeal of regulations. The rules also provide greater guidance to the public on the procedures for filing petitions and the types of material that may be submitted in support of a petition.
Resident Home, LLC; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-22887
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-21
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 of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreement that would settle these allegations.
Energy Labeling Rule
Document Number: 2021-22869
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-20
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') issues amendments to update the comparability ranges and sample labels for central air conditioners in the Energy Labeling Rule (``Rule'').
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2021-22478
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-15
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) is seeking public comment on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) clearance for information collection requirements contained in the Red Flags, Card Issuers, and Address Discrepancy Rules (Rules). That clearance expires on December 31, 2021.
Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama; Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order To Aid Public Comment
Document Number: 2021-22443
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-14
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 of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the complaint and the terms of the consent orderembodied in the consent agreementthat would settle these allegations.
Petition of Respondent DTE Energy Company To Reopen and Modify Decision and Order
Document Number: 2021-21808
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-06
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
DTE Energy Company (``DTE'' or ``the company'') has requested that the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') reopen and modify the Commission's Decision and Order entered on November 21, 2019 (the ``Order''), concerning the purchase of a natural gas pipeline and related assets. DTE requests that the Commission relieve the company of all continuing obligations under the Order because DTE has exited the relevant market addressed by the Order and its successor remains under the Order. Publication of the petition from DTE is not intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension
Document Number: 2021-21763
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-06
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is seeking public comment on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the Office of Management and Budget clearance for information collection requirements in its Alternative Fuels Rule (``Rule''). That clearance expires on March 31, 2022.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-21753
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-06
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), the Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is seeking public comment on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the Office of Management and Budget clearance for information collection requirements in the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (``COPPA Rule'' or ``Rule''). The current clearance expires on March 31, 2022.
Procedures for Submission of Rules Under the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act
Document Number: 2021-21306
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-10-05
Agency: Federal Trade Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'') is issuing rules pursuant to the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (``Act'') to provide procedures for the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (``Authority'') to submit its proposed rules and proposed rule modifications to the Commission for review.