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Matters Open for Comment

Below is a listing of matters for which the Commission is currently accepting public comments. Matters are listed in chronological order by comment submission deadline.

FTC Staff Study: Certificates of Public Advantage (COPA) Assessment

FTC staff requests public comment to enhance its ongoing study of the impact of COPA on prices, quality, access, and innovation for healthcare services. Staff encourages empirical research by academics and healthcare industry stakeholders regarding these topics, as well as suggestions regarding potential case studies and data sources.

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Comments Due: Open Until Further Notice

Proposed Consent Agreement: In the Matter of Bollman Hat Company

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices.  The Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order—embodied in the consent agreement—that would settle these allegations.

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Comments Due: February 22, 2018

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Notice (Care Labeling Rule)

The FTC seeks public comments on its request to OMB for a three-year extension of the current PRA clearances for information collection requirements contained in the Care Labeling Rule.

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Comments Due: March 19, 2018 (end of comment period)

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Extension; (FPLA Rules)

The FTC seeks public comments on its request to OMB for a three-year extension of the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements in its Fair Packaging and Labeling Act Regulations (FPLA Rules).

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Comments Due:  March 19, 2018 (end of comment period)

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Notice (Wool Rules)

The FTC seeks public comments on its request to OMB for a three-year extension of the current PRA clearances for information collection requirements contained in the Commission’s Wool Rules.

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Comments Due: March 19, 2018 (end of comment period)

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Notice (Administrative Activities)

The FTC seeks public comments on its request to OMB for a three-year extension of the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements pertaining to the Commission’s administrative activities.

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Comments Due: March 23, 2018 (end of comment period)

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Notice (Textile Rules)

The FTC seeks public comments on its request to OMB for a three-year extension of the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in the Commission’s rules and regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (Textile Rules).

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Comments Due: March 23, 2018 (end of comment period)

16 CFR Part 460: Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation: Trade Regulation Rule; Proposed Rule

The FTC seeks public comments on proposed amendments to its Trade Regulation Rule Concerning the Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation (R-value Rule).

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Comments Due: March 23, 2018 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement: Telomerase Activation Sciences and Noel Thomas Patton

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices.  The Analysis of Proposed Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order—embodied in the consent agreement—that would settle these allegations.

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Comments Due: March 23, 2018

16 CFR Part 315: Contact Lens Rule: Announcement of Public Workshop on March 7, 2018 Relating to the Commission's December 7, 2016 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The FTC seeks public comments and invites requests to participate in its Workshop relating to the Commission's December 7, 2016 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking announcing proposed changes in the Contact Lens Rule.

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Comments Due: April 6, 2018 (end of comment period)

16 CFR Part 18: Guides for the Nursery Industry; Request for Public Comments

The FTC is seeking public comments as part of the Commission’s systematic review of all current Commission regulations and guides.

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Comments Due: April 20, 2018 (end of comment period)