Made in USA Petition

TINA.org filed a petition requesting that the FTC use its rulemaking authority to expand its enforcement abilities and better defend the Made in USA marketing designation by enacting a regulation that would give the agency the option to seek a monetary penalty against first-time offenders who blatantly ignore the law.


Highlights

  • Filed petition for Made in USA rulemaking

  • FTC acted on TINA.org’s petition and enacted Made in USA labeling rule


Timeline

August 13, 2021: The FTC’s Made in USA Labeling Rule becomes effective.

July 1, 2021: The FTC votes to finalize the Made in USA Labeling Rule.

September 10, 2020: TINA.org submits a comment on the FTC’s notice of proposed rulemaking.

June 22, 2020: The FTC issues a notice of proposed rulemaking for a Made in USA Labeling Rule.

November 12, 2019: TINA.org submits a second comment with the FTC.

October 11, 2019: TINA.org submits a comment in addition to, and in support of, its Petition for Rulemaking.

August 22, 2019: TINA.org files with the FTC a Petition for Rulemaking to Promulgate Regulations for Made in the USA Claims.


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