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Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”). ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Commission proposes amending the Textile Rules (“Rules and Regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act”) to delete the requirement that an owner of a registered word trademark furnish the FTC with a … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission). ACTION: Notification announcing submission of modifications to TRUSTe's Commission-approved “safe harbor” guidelines, and requesting public comment. SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission publishes this document and request for public comment concerning proposed modifications to TRUSTe's self-regulatory guidelines, Start Printed Page 19010under … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (FTC). ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission proposes to implement provisions of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 by amending the regulation governing fees the agency may assess to offset the cost of disseminating information and records to the public. The … [read more]

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 88526 AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”). ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; request for public comment. SUMMARY: As part of its regulatory review of the Contact Lens Rule (“Rule”), and consistent with the requirements of the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act (the … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission. ACTION: Request for public comment; reopening for public comments. SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) is extending the deadline for filing public comments on its recent Request for Public Comment on the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (“Safeguards Rule” or “Rule”). … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission. ACTION: Request for public comment. SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “The Commission) requests public comment on its rule regarding Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records (“Disposal Rule” or “Rule”). The Commission is soliciting comment as part of the FTC's systematic … [read more]

Start Preamble AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”). ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Commission proposes amendments to the Energy Labeling Rule to require labels for portable air conditioners, large-diameter and high-speed small diameter ceiling fans, and instantaneous electric water heaters. Additionally, it proposes eliminating certain marking … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Regulatory Review of the Safeguards Rule III. Issues for Comment A. General Issues B. Specific Issues IV. Instructions for Submitting Comments Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received on … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Comment Period Extension II. Request for Comment Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received on or before September 7, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested parties may file a comment online … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Consumer Research III. Guide Benefits IV. Proposed Guide Revisions A. Guide Format B. Definitions C. Regulatory Citations D. Types of Fuel Economy Claims 1. Miles-Per-Gallon (MPG) Claims d. Unspecified MPG Claims … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Comment Period Extension II. Request for Comment Footnotes DATES: Back to Top The comment period for the advance notice of proposed rulemaking published April 6, 2016 (81 FR 19936), is extended. Comments must … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Summary of the Proposed Rules A. The Disclosure Rule B. The Pre-Sale Availability Rule II. Background III. The Commission's Proposed Rule Changes IV. Regulatory Flexibility Act A. Reasons for the Proposed Rule Revisions … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Background III. Summary of Comments and Analysis A. Support for the Rules B. Suggested Rules Modifications C. Analysis IV. Proposed Amendments V. Request for Comment VI. Paperwork Reduction Act VII. Regulatory … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background A. Products Covered B. Covered Parties C. The Rule's Basis D. The Rule's Requirements II. Regulatory Review Program III. Issues for Comments A. General Regulatory Review Questions B. Specific Questions Related to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:On January 12, 2016, as part of the Commission's systematic review of its rules and guides, the FTC published a notice in the Federal Register (“FRN”) requesting public comments on proposed revisions to the Guides … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Modified Ten-Year Schedule for Review of FTC Rules and Guides Appendix Regulatory Review Footnotes Tables Back to Top Modified Ten-Year Schedule DATES: Back to Top February 16, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Surface Application of Precious Metals II. Products Containing More Than One Precious Metal III. Alloys With Precious Metals in Amounts Below Minimum Thresholds IV. Lead-Glass-Filled Stones V. Varietals VI. “Cultured” Diamonds VII. Misuse … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Regulatory Review Program III. Request For Comment IV. Instructions for Submitting Comments Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Written comments must be received on or before February 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: Back to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Proposed Amendments to the Energy Labeling Rule A. Online Label Database B. Improved Ceiling Fan Labels C. Consolidated Refrigerator Ranges D. Dual Mode Refrigerator-Freezers E. Portable Air Conditioners F. Heating and … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section A. Background Section B. Invitation To Comment Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Written comments on the request for public comment published August 7, 2015 (80 FR 47429) must be received on or before … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Regulatory Review of the Contact Lens Rule III. Issues for Comment IV. Instructions for Submitting Comments Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Written comments must be received on or before October 26, … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Regulatory Review of the Eyeglass Rule III. Issues for Comment A. General Issues B. Specific Issues IV. Instructions for Submitting Comments Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Written comments must be received … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section A. Background Section B. Questions on the Parental Consent Method Section C. Invitation to Comment Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Written comments must be received on or before September 3, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back … [read more]

  Correction In proposed rule document 2015-14328 beginning on page 36267 in the issue of Wednesday, June 24, 2015, make the following correction: On page 36268, in the first column, in the second full paragraph, in the second line, “August 17, 2015” should read “August 31, 2015”. [FR Doc. … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Summary of the Proposed Rule II. Background A. The Statute and Regulation B. The Privacy Notice Requirements C. The Bureau Rulemaking III. The Commission's Proposed Rule Changes A. Technical Changes To Correspond to … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Modified Ten-Year Schedule for Review of FTC Rules and Guides Appendix Tables Back to Top Regulatory Review Modified Ten-Year Schedule DATES: Back to Top February 3, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Further … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction II. Summary of Comments III. Retention of the Rules IV. Proposed Amendments A. Modernize the Place-of-Business Listing Requirement B. Incorporate a More Comprehensive Metric Chart C. Address the Use of Exponents With … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments must be received on or before March 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: Back to Top Interested parties may file a comment at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/usedcarrulesnprm online or on paper, by following the … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. DOE Authority To Add New Covered Products III. DOE Proposed Coverage of Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products IV. FTC Proposed Labeling V. Request for Comments Footnotes Tables Back to Top Table 1—DOE Energy … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background II. Proposed Amendments and Revised Buyers Guide A. Vehicle History Information i. Background ii. Comments and Proposals on Vehicle History Reports iii. Proposed Modifications To Address Vehicle History Reports (the “SNPRM Vehicle … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section A. Background Section B. Questions on the Parental Consent Method Section C. Invitation To Comment Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Written comments must be received on or before December 29, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Comments addressing the regulatory review of the TSR must be received on or before November 13, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top Craig Tregillus, (202) 326-2970, or … [read more]

  Table of Contents Back to Top DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section A. Background Section B. Questions on the Parental Consent Method Section C. Invitation To Comment Footnotes DATES: Back to Top Written comments must be received on or before September 30, 2014. ADDRESSES: Back … [read more]

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