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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.

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of In the Matter of ABS Consumer Products, LLC, doing business as EDEN BodyWorks

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: May 12, 2016 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of The Erickson Marketing Group Inc., doing business as Rocky Mountain Sunscreen

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: May 12, 2016 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of Beyond Coastal

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: May 12, 2016 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement:  In the Matter of Matter of Trans-India Products, Inc., doing business as Shikai

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: May 12, 2016 (end of comment period)

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request (Alternative Fuels Rule)

The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Alternative Fuels Rule.

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Comments Due: May 16, 2016 (end of comment period)

Proposed Divestiture:  ProMedica Health System, Inc.

The FTC seeks comments on ProMedica Health System, Inc.’s proposed divestiture of St. Luke’s Hospital to St. Luke’s Holding Company.  This divestiture is made in compliance with the Final Order issued by the Commission after an administrative adjudication and respondent’s appeal of the Commission’s decision.

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Comments Due: June 2, 2016 (end of comment period)

16 CFR Part 23:  Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries (Jewelry Guides); Request for Public Comments on Proposed Amendments

The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposed revisions to the Jewelry Guides. In a Federal Register Notice, the FTC has extended the end of the comment period from April 4, 2016 to June 3, 2016.

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Comments Due: June 3, 2016 (end of comment period)

16 CFR Part 460:  Trade Regulation Rule Concerning the Labeling and Advertising of Home Insulation (the “R-value Rule”); Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Request for Public Comments

The FTC is seeking public comments on the overall costs and benefits, and regulatory and economic impact of its R-value Rule

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Comments Due: June 6, 2016 (end of comment period)

Telemarketing Sales Rule Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request

The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend for an additional three years the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements in its Telemarketing Sales Rule.

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Comments Due: June 13, 2016 (end of comment period)

16 CFR Part 304:  Rules and Regulations Under the Hobby Protection Act; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Request for Public Comments

The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to amend the Hobby Protection Act Rule.

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Comments Due: July 1, 2016 (end of comment period)