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FTC RIN: 3084-AB71 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Trade Regulation Rule on Impersonation of Government and Businesses  

On December 23, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission (Commission) issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking that proposed to commence a rulemaking proceeding to address certain deceptive or unfair acts or practices of impersonation of government and business officials. 86 FR 72901 (Dec. 23, 2021). The comment period closed on February 22, 2022. On October 17, 2022, the Commission issued a notice of proposed rulemaking. 87 FR 62741 (Oct. 17, 2022). The public comment period closed on December 16, 2022. The Commission held an Impersonation Informal Hearing on May 4, 2023, and is reviewing the record from that hearing and public comments received in response to the NPRM.

Agency: Federal Trade Commission(FTC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: to be codified at 16 CFR 461     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 57a   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  12/23/2021  86 FR 72901   
NPRM  10/17/2022  87 FR 62741   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/16/2022 
Informal Hearing Announcement  03/30/2023  88 FR 19024   
Informal Hearing  05/04/2023 
Staff Review of Record and Public Comments  12/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions, Organizations  Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Christopher E. Brown
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, CC-8528,
Washington, DC 20580
Phone:202 326-2825