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  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

    The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual regulatory agendas in the Federal Register describing regulatory actions they are developing that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' signed September 30, 1993 (58 FR 51735), and incorporated in Executive...

    ...Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Federal ... Affected sectors are identified by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. ...It will maintain important agricultural research and ensure access to safe and nutritious food for ... works vigilantly to fight telephone scams that harm millions of Americans. The agency has ...

  • Rep. Mac Thornberry Holds a Markup On the National Defense Authorization Act for F.Y. 2016

    ... efforts such as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or DARPA and the military service ... Our nation's public lands belong to all Americans and they are managed to balance many competing ...The Bureau of Land Management has been able to make the ... That's not a reduction. That's a scam. And for us to want to follow into a bargain ...

  • Rep. Lee Terry Holds a Hearing On Fraud On the Elderly

    ... DIRECTOR OF THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION'S CRIMINAL ... By 2050, the number of Americans over 65 is expected to double. Thanks to medical ... -- in the widely reported 876 Jamaica phone scam. Does FBI share this list with the FTC. Does the ... We need federal assistance to support research and development of evidence-based programs that ...

  • Crowdfunding

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is proposing for comment new Regulation under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to implement the requirements of Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. Regulation would prescribe rules governing the offer and sale of securities under new Section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act of 1933. The proposal also would...

    ...dollar investments from ordinary Americans may help fill the void, providing a new avenue of ... Jeffries, This is What a Kickstarter Scam Looks Like, BetaBeat (Apr. 30, 2012), available ... for All Urban Consumers published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.''. ... the accounting firm by, for example, researching the other offerings made in reliance on Section ...

  • Rep. Jeb Hensarling Holds a Hearing On the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Semi-Annual Report

    ..., the Bureau, regrettably, remains unaccountable to the American people. The American people deserve better. They now have ... process as -- and I quote -- "Open, driven by data and research, and focused on practical application in the mortgage market," ...It is, I think, a broadly enough known scam, now that there's a lot of effort in the Latino community to make ...

  • The path of the law school: three implementable law school reforms.

    ...Similarly, a focus on legal research and writing skills as a separate or integrated ...The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) conducts an annual ...(283) According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently "more ....html ("One popular medium is the 'scam blog,' where indebted, unemployed attorneys ...

  • REP. SEAN P. DUFFY HOLDS A HEARING ON THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU'S MASS DATA COLLECTION PROGRAM

    ... AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS, AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION. MARK CALABRIA, DIRECTOR OF ... A recent study published by an MIT-led team of researchers found that knowing just four pieces -- four pieces -- of ... they suffered a loss with reference to some kind of flaw or scam. They would just be scammed, they would be defrauded. The ...

  • Sen. Jay Rockefeller Holds a Hearing On Military Community Business Practices

    ... CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU . CHARLES HARWOOD, DEPUTY ... taken to eliminate the worst practices and scams. Service members, like all consumers, are not ...'s a -- I have a statement here by the American Financial Services Association that I'd like to ... you don't, you have your people do the research to find out who these little companies or semi- ...

  • Sen. Jay Rockefeller Holds a Hearing On Military Community Business Practices

    ... CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU . CHARLES HARWOOD, DEPUTY ... taken to eliminate the worst practices and scams. Service members, like all consumers, are not ...'s a -- I have a statement here by the American Financial Services Association that I'd like to ... you don't, you have your people do the research to find out who these little companies or semi- ...

  • Fakers, Breachers, Slackers, and Deceivers: Opportunistic Actors During the Foreclosure Crisis Deserve Criminal Sanctions
  • Sen. Jay Rockefeller Holds a Hearing On Data Brokers and Consumer Information

    ..., DIRECTOR, BUREAU OF CONSUMER PROTECTION, FEDERAL ... and how we protect the privacy of Americans who have done nothing wrong. The Snowden ...Second, the commission conducts research and issues reports addressing data-broker issues. ... this group are very vulnerable to financial scams. We have experienced that in this committee, ...

  • Computer crimes.

    ...(9) In 2006, DOJ's Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Department of ...In Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, (116) the Supreme Court ... reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research. (224) The "fair use" defense requires ... to stealing identities by using a "phishing" scam); Skibell, supra note 17. . (22.) See Matthew B. ...

  • Health care sharing ministries: scam or solution?

    ...(464) HCSMs are an established feature in the American health care landscape with a healthy thirty-year track record. ...Ass'n v. Klamath Med. Serv. Bureau, 701 F.2d 1276, 1285 (9th Cir. 1983) (citation omitted). . 26. ...(unpublished order), available at http://de.findacase.com/research/wfrmDocViewer .aspx/xq/fac.19930803_0004.DE.htm/qx. After finding ...

  • Until Debt Do Us Part: The Need for Revision of Article 2364 Reimbursement Claims for Student Loan Debts
  • Against Financial-Literacy Education

    The dominant model of regulation in the United States for consumer credit, insurance, and investment products is disclosure and unfettered choice. As these products have become more complex, consumers' inability to understand them has become increasingly apparent, and the consequences of this inability more dire. In response, policymakers have embraced financial-literacy education as a necessary...

    ... Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, the 2008 Federal Reserve Bank of ..., Leigh Ferrin, and Laura Cadra for research assistance. . . I. Introduction. Whereas ... with creditors, lenders, or credit bureaus on behalf of the participant, give the consumer ... explains, "Consumers often know it's a scam, but want to believe so much that they ...

  • Rep. Lee Terry Holds a Hearing On Ftc Review and Outlook

    ... the FTC as its scholar-in-residence at the Bureau of Competition from 2007 to 2008. And we are glad ... role of the FTC in protecting privacy of American citizens with a special emphasis on children's ... a mix of law enforcement, advocacy, research, and business and consumer education. Changes to ...The FTC continues to combat scams most familiar to consumers such as harassing ...

  • Worker Safety in the Health Care Industry

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that health care workers suffer more on-the-job injuries than professionals in most other industries, with more than two million lost workdays in 2011. The same year, a study in Professional Safety, the journal of the American Society of Safety Engineers, found that the relatively high rate of injuries in the health care industry totals about $13.1 billion. Thus,

  • Telemarketing Sales Rule

    The Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'' or ``FTC'') seeks public comment on proposed amendments to the (``TSR'' or ``Rule''). The proposed amendments would: Bar sellers and telemarketers from accepting remotely created checks, remotely created payment orders, cash-to-cash money transfers, and cash reload mechanisms as payment in inbound or outbound telemarketing transactions; expand the...

    ..., Division of Marketing Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, ... systems, operated by companies such as American Express, MasterCard, and Visa. Many debit card ... The Evolution of the ACH, Payment System Research Briefing, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas (Dec. ... checks as payment in fake shopping spree scam); Dep't of Justice Press Release, International ...

  • Profnet Experts Available On Hurricane Preparedness and Response

    NEW YORK, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With hurricane season on its way, here are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss hurricane preparedness and response for consumers and businesses. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. If you are in need of additional experts, you can also...

    ...Recently, his research is focused on the advancement of remote sensing ... is a common time for companies to try and scam affected customers."Duncanson, a master water ..., Public AffairsNational Insurance Crime Bureau"The National Insurance Crime Bureau is ... undergraduate research by the American Meteorological Society. Bove holds master's and ...

  • Rep. Jeb Hensarling Holds a Hearing On Economic Impact of Federal Regulations

    ... CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU. RICHARD H. OSTERMAN, ACTING ... Nevada's youngest and first African American State Senate majority leader. . I, on behalf of ... apparently good job in terms of getting the scam artists and those. But if -- without perfectly ... You look at Academic Research Council - no agenda. Do you know how long the ...

  • The Federal Reserve: still going wrong at 100: at 100 years old, the federal reserve is still fulfilling its intended mission to control the nation's money supply--empowering big banks at the expense of average americans.

    ...," wrote Griffin, "when the depositors began to awake to the scam and demand their gold instead of paper, the banks closed their ... would also prove essential in funding the growing bureaucratic and regulatory role of the federal government through the recent ...In fact, the National Bureau of Economic Research has recorded 18 recessions in the hundred years that the Fed has ...

  • Do-gooder policies promote fewer jobs.

    ... (U.K.) for August 20 on the "minimum wage scam." The piece got wide distribution. Here's what .... A longtime researcher on the subject, economist David Neumark of the ... doesn't mean that lower-income Americans have it easy. Yet, most who are earning the ... exhaustive study this year by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that 'minimum wages ...

  • Telemarketing Sales Rule

    In this document, the Commission adopts amendments to the (``TSR'' or ``Rule''). These amendments define and prohibit the use of certain payment methods in all telemarketing transactions; expand the scope of the advance fee ban for recovery services; and clarify certain provisions of the Rule. The amendments are necessary to protect consumers from deceptive or abusive practices in telemarketing.

    ..., Division of Marketing Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, ...; and the Senior Citizens Against Marketing Scams Act of 1994, 18 U.S.C. 2325 et seq., which ..., the payment card networks, such as American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa, impose ...Public Interest Research Group in Docket No. R-. 1226 (May 9, 2005)). ...

  • The failure of Crits and Leftist law professors to defend progressive causes.

    ...THE CRITS III. SOCIETY OF AMERICAN LAW TEACHERS (SALT) IV. LIBERAL LAW PROFESSORS V. ...(18) The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics estimates about 22,000 lawyer ... template for all top law schools: a research institution with a heavy dose of clinics. Tuition ... Merritt, Labor Day, INSIDE THE LAW SCHOOL SCAM (Sept. 1, 2012) ...

  • STATE-BY-STATE

    ALABAMA Birmingham: U.S. District Court Judge Keith Watkins rejected an offer by officials to execute five death row inmates with a single large dose of midazolam, rather than a three-drug combination, AL.com reported. ALASKA Juneau: About 20 people took a short tour to the Mendenhall Glacier, but the tour bus, not the glacier, was the center of attention. It was the first glacier tour ever to be

    ...IDAHO Boise: The Bureau of Land Management has released a rehab plan for ... is looking at how art portraying Native Americans should be used inside the renovated Minnesota ... million toward Cornell University's food-research facility in Ontario County as part of an effort ... Oklahoma City: The FBI warned of a telephone scam involving demands for repayment of student loans. ...