Today, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina M. Khan announced that an open meeting of the Commission will be held virtually on Thursday, November 17, 2022. The open meeting will commence at 1pm ET and will begin with time for members of the public to address the Commission.
The following items will be on the tentative agenda for the Commission meeting:
Business Before the Commission:
Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Business Opportunity Rule: The Commission will vote on whether to issue an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to initiate a rulemaking regarding the Business Opportunity Rule, including a proposed expansion of the rule to include other types of money-making opportunities, such as such as business and e-commerce coaching and work-from-home offers.
At the start of the meeting, Chair Khan will offer brief remarks and will then invite members of the public to share feedback on the Commission’s work generally and bring relevant matters to the Commission’s attention. Members of the public must sign up for an opportunity to address the Commission virtually at the November 17 meeting.
Each commenter will be given two minutes to share their comments. Those who cannot participate during the event may submit written comments or a link to a prerecorded video through a webform. Speaker registration and comment submission will be available through November 15 at 8 p.m. ET.
The FTC’s public meeting agendas will be posted on the Commission’s website at least seven days prior to the Commission’s next monthly meeting. A link to the event will be available on November 17, shortly before the meeting starts, via FTC.gov. The event will be recorded, and the webcast and any related comments will be available on the Commission’s website after the meeting. The Commission retains discretion to make public comments available following the event on ftc.gov.
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