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The Federal Trade Commission aims to hold open public meetings monthly. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these meetings are currently being conducted virtually. This series of monthly meetings is intended to open the work of the Commission to the public. The open meetings are usually followed by a time for members of the public to address the Commission.

Open Commission Meeting -May 19, 2022

Business Before the Commission: Policy Statement on Education Technology and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and Request for Public Comment on Amendments to the Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Open Commission Meeting - April 28, 2022

Business Before the Commission: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the Telemarketing Sales Rule, Presentation on Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act

Open Commission Meeting - March 17, 2022

Business Before the Commission: Staff Presentation on the E-Cigarette Report for 2015-2018: Staff will present findings from a report on the sales and marketing of e-cigarettes, with a particular focus on the use of these products by youth.

Open Commission Meeting - February 17, 2022

Business Before the Commission: 6(b) Study on Pharmacy Benefit Managers’ (PBMs) Relationship with Affiliated and Independent Pharmacies and Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Concerning Earnings Claims.

Open Commission Meeting - January 20, 2022

Business Before the Commission: Staff Presentation on Identity Theft and Available Resources for Consumers.

Open Commission Meeting – December 16, 2021

Agenda item: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Combat Government and Business Impersonation Fraud.

Open Commission Meeting – November 18, 2021

Agenda items: Presentation on Criminal Referrals and Partnerships and Motion to Issue Commission Statement, 6(b) Study on Supply Chain Disruptions

Open Commission Meeting – October 21, 2021

Agenda item: Presentation on the Privacy Practices of Six Major Internet Service Providers.

Open Commission Meeting – September 15, 2021

Agenda items: Proposed Policy Statement on Privacy Breaches by Health Apps and Connected Devices, Non-HSR Reported Acquisitions by Select Technology Platforms, 2010-2019: An FTC Study, Proposed Revisions to FTC Procedural Rules Concerning Petitions for Rulemaking, and Proposed Withdrawal of 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines.

Open Commission Meeting – July 21, 2021

Agenda items: Care Labeling Rule, Proposed Policy Statement on Repair Restrictions Imposed by Manufacturers and Sellers, and Policy Statement on Prior Approval and Prior Notice Provisions in Merger Cases.

Open Commission Meeting – July 1, 2021

Agenda items: Made in the USA Rule, Section 18 Rulemaking Procedures, “Statement of Enforcement Principles Regarding ‘Unfair Methods of Competition’ Under Section 5 of the FTC Act” (2015), and Enforcement Investigations.