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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 Cooperativa de Medicos Oftalmologos de Puerto Rico

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition.  The Analysis of Proposed Agreement Containing Consent Orders to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the 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 21, 2017

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notice and Request for Comment (Regulation O)

The FTC seeks public comments on its request to OMB for a three-year extension of the current PRA clearance for the FTC’s portion of the information collection requirements contained in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Regulation O (the Mortgage Assistance Relief Services Rule)

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Comments Due: February 24, 2017 (end of comment period)

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

The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to extend, for three years, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Rule Governing Pre-sale Availability of Written Warranty Terms.

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Comments Due:  February 27, 2017 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement: iSpring Water Systems, LLC

The Proposed Consent Agreement in this matter remedies the deceptive “Made in the USA” claims made by iSpring Water Systems, LLC concerning its water filtration systems and associated parts. The Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes the consent agreement package.

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Comments Due: March 3, 2017 (end of comment period)

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records; Proposed Routine Use; Request for Public Comment Concerning FTC Proposal to Permit Disclosure of FOIA Request and Appeal Records to the Office of Government Information Services

The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to adopt a new routine use that would permit disclosure of the agency’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and appeal records to the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), in order for OGIS to assist FOIA requesters in the processing and resolution of their requests and appeals.

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Comments Due:  March 13, 2017 (end of comment period)

Proposed Consent Agreement: In the Matter of Enbridge Inc., a corporation, and Spectra Energy Corp., a corporation

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition.  The Analysis of Proposed Agreement Containing Consent Order to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the 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 20, 2017 (end of comment period)

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Notice and Request for Comment (Informal Dispute Settlement Procedures Rule)

The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to extend, for three years, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Informal Dispute Settlement Procedures Rule.

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Comments Due: March 28, 2017 (end of comment period)

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery; Notice

The FTC seeks public comments on its proposal to renew its PRA clearance to participate in the OMB program “Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.”

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Comments Due:  March 31, 2017 (end of comment period)