16 CFR 1.18 - Rulemaking record.

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§ 1.18 Rulemaking record.
(a) Definition. For purposes of these rules the term rulemaking record includes the rule, its Statement of Basis and Purpose, the verbatim transcripts of the informal hearing, written submissions, the recommended decision of the presiding officer, and the staff recommendations as well as any public comment thereon, verbatim transcripts or summaries of oral presentations to the Commission any communications placed on the rulemaking record pursuant to § 1.18c and any other information which the Commission considers relevant to the rule.
(b) Public availability. The rulemaking record shall be publicly available except when the presiding officer, for good cause shown, determines that it is in the public interest to allow any submission to be received in camera subject to the provisions of § 4.11 of this chapter.
(c) Communications to Commissioners and Commissioners' personal staffs—
(1) Communications by outside parties. Except as otherwise provided in this subpart or by the Commission, after the Commission votes to issue an initial notice of proposed rulemaking, comment on the proposed rule should be directed to the presiding officer pursuant to § 1.13. Communications with respect to the merits of that proceeding from any outside party to any Commissioner or Commissioner advisor shall be subject to the following treatment:
(i) Written communications. Written communications, including written communications from members of Congress, received within the period for acceptance of initial written comments shall be forwarded promptly to the presiding officer for placement on the rulemaking record. Written communications received after the time period for acceptance of initial written comments but prior to any other deadline for the acceptance of written submissions will be forwarded promptly to the presiding officer, who will determine whether such communications comply with the applicable requirements for written submissions at that stage of the proceeding. Communications that comply with such requirements will be promptly placed on the rulemaking record. Noncomplying communications and all communications received after the time periods for acceptance of written submissions will be placed promptly on the public record.
(ii) Oral communications. Oral communications are permitted only when advance notice of such oral communications is published by the Commission's Office of Public Information in its Weekly Calendar and Notice of “Sunshine” Meetings and when such oral communications are transcribed verbatim or summarized at the discretion of the Commissioner or Commissioner advisor to whom such oral communications are made and are promptly placed on the rulemaking record together with any written communications and summaries of any oral communications relating to such oral communications. Transcripts or summaries of oral communications which occur after the time period for acceptance of initial written comments but prior to any other deadline for the acceptance of written submissions will be forwarded promptly to the presiding officer together with any written communications and summaries of any oral communications relating to such oral communications. The presiding officer will determine whether such oral communications comply with the applicable requirements for written submissions at that stage of the proceeding. Transcripts or summaries of oral communications that comply with such requirements will be promptly placed on the rulemaking record together with any written communications and summaries of any oral communications relating to such oral communications. Transcripts or summaries of noncomplying oral communications will be promptly placed on the public record together with any written communications and summaries of any oral communications relating to such oral communications. No oral communications are permitted subsequent to the close of the postrecord comment period, except as provided in § 1.13(i). If an oral communication does otherwise occur, the Commissioner or Commissioner advisor will promptly place on the public record either a transcript of the communication or a memorandum setting forth the contents of the communication and the circumstances thereof; such transcript or memorandum will not be part of the rulemaking record.
(iii) Congressional communications. The provisions of paragraph (c)(1)(ii) of this section do not apply to communications from members of Congress. Memoranda prepared by the Commissioner or Commissioner advisor setting forth the contents of any oral congressional communications will be placed on the public record. If the communication occurs within the initial comment period and is transcribed verbatim or summarized, the transcript or summary will be promptly placed on the rulemaking record. A transcript or summary of any oral communication which occurs after the time period for acceptance of initial written comments but prior to any other deadline for the acceptance of written submissions will be forwarded promptly to the presiding officer, who will determine whether such oral communication complies with the applicable requirements for written submissions at that stage of the proceeding. Transcripts or summaries of oral communications that comply with such requirements will be promptly placed on the rulemaking record. Transcripts or summaries of noncomplying oral communications will be placed promptly on the public record.
(2) Communications by certain officers, employees, and agents of the Commission. Any officer, employee, or agent of the Commission with investigative or other responsibility relating to any rulemaking proceeding within any operating bureau of the Commission is prohibited from communicating or causing to be communicated to any Commissioner or to the personal staff of any Commissioner any fact which is relevant to the merits of such proceeding and which is not on the rulemaking record of such proceeding, unless such communication is made available to the public and is included in the rulemaking record. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any communication to the extent such communication is required for the disposition of ex parte matters as authorized by law.
(Sec. 6(g), 38 Stat. 721 (15 U.S.C. 46), 80 Stat. 383, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552))
[42 FR 43974, Sept. 1, 1977, as amended at 42 FR 60563, Nov. 28, 1977; 44 FR 16368, Mar. 19, 1979; 44 FR 21005, Apr. 9, 1979; 45 FR 78628, Nov. 26, 1980; 50 FR 53304, Dec. 31, 1985]

Title 16 published on 2013-01-01

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  • 2014-03-11; vol. 79 # 47 - Tuesday, March 11, 2014
    1. 79 FR 13539 - Adjustments to Civil Penalty Amounts
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      Final rule amendments.
      Effective April 10, 2014.
      16 CFR Part 1

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

§ 46 - Additional powers of Commission

§ 57a - Unfair or deceptive acts or practices rulemaking proceedings

§ 1681 - Congressional findings and statement of purpose

§ 1681a - Definitions; rules of construction

§ 1681b - Permissible purposes of consumer reports

§ 1681c - Requirements relating to information contained in consumer reports

15 U.S. Code § 1681c–1 - Identity theft prevention; fraud alerts and active duty alerts

15 U.S. Code § 1681c–2 - Block of information resulting from identity theft

§ 1681d - Disclosure of investigative consumer reports

§ 1681e - Compliance procedures

§ 1681f - Disclosures to governmental agencies

§ 1681g - Disclosures to consumers

§ 1681h - Conditions and form of disclosure to consumers

§ 1681i - Procedure in case of disputed accuracy

§ 1681j - Charges for certain disclosures

§ 1681k - Public record information for employment purposes

15 U.S. Code § -

§ 1681m - Requirements on users of consumer reports

§ 1681n - Civil liability for willful noncompliance

15 U.S. Code § -

§ 1681p - Jurisdiction of courts; limitation of actions

§ 1681q - Obtaining information under false pretenses

§ 1681r - Unauthorized disclosures by officers or employees

§ 1681s - Administrative enforcement

15 U.S. Code § 1681s–1 - Information on overdue child support obligations

15 U.S. Code § 1681s–2 - Responsibilities of furnishers of information to consumer reporting agencies

15 U.S. Code § 1681s–3 - Affiliate sharing

§ 1681t - Relation to State laws

§ 1681u - Disclosures to FBI for counterintelligence purposes

§ 1681v - Disclosures to governmental agencies for counterterrorism purposes

§ 1681w - Disposal of records

§ 1681x - Corporate and technological circumvention prohibited

USC: Title 26a
U.S. Code: Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Title 16 published on 2013-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 16 CFR 1 after this date.

  • 2014-03-11; vol. 79 # 47 - Tuesday, March 11, 2014
    1. 79 FR 13539 - Adjustments to Civil Penalty Amounts
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
      Final rule amendments.
      Effective April 10, 2014.
      16 CFR Part 1