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2006 Federal Register Items (January - December)

The Federal Register is a daily publication used to provide notice of proposed or final changes to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), including the the regulations of the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (formerly the Bureau of the Public Debt). The Federal Register is also used to provide other important information or requests for information. The most important items relating to the Bureau of the Fiscal Service published in the Federal Register from January 2006 through December 2006 are listed below. You will leave this site if you choose to access these Federal Register publications.

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2006 Federal Register Items (January - December)
December 29, 2006

Renegotiation Board Interest Rate: Prompt Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act

Action: Notice

For the period beginning January 1, 2007, and ending June 30, 2007, the prompt payment interest rate is 5 1/4 per centum per annum.

PDF Version (52K, uploaded 05/25/07)

December 20, 2006

Sale and Issue of Marketable Book-Entry Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds--Customer Confirmation Reporting Requirement Threshold Amount

Action: Final Rule

The Department of the Treasury is issuing in final form an amendment to 31 CFR part 356 (Uniform Offering Circular for the Sale and Issue of Marketable Book-Entry Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds) that raises the customer confirmation reporting requirement threshold amount from $500 million to $750 million. Beginning on December 31, 2006, any customer awarded a par amount of $750 million or more in a Treasury marketable securities auction must send us a confirmation of its awarded bid(s) by 10 a.m. on the day following the auction. This final rule also clarifies that customer confirmations may now be sent by e-mail as well as by fax or hand delivery.

PDF Version (53K, uploaded 06/18/09)

October 16, 2006

31 CFR 344 subpart C

Action: Notice of estimated average marginal tax rate and Treasury administrative costs for Demand Deposit certificates of indebtedness

State and Local Government Series.

This notice is being published to provide the information necessary to apply the interest rate formula for Demand Deposit certificates of indebtedness--State and Local Government Series (SLGS) (31 CFR part 344, subpart C).

PDF Version (54K, uploaded 10/26/06)

August 15, 2006

31 CFR Parts 315, 341, 346, 351, 352, 353, 359, and 360

Action: Final rule.

This final rule eliminates requirements to inscribe complete taxpayer identification numbers (TINs) on the face of: (1) Newly issued definitive Series EE and Series I savings bonds; (2) reissued or replaced definitive Series E, Series EE, Series H, Series HH, and Series I savings bonds; and (3) reissued or replaced Individual Retirement and Retirement Plan bonds. This change is being implemented to protect the privacy of savings bond owners.

PDF Version (54K, uploaded 08/15/06)

June 30, 2006

Renegotiation Board Interest Rate: Prompt Payment Interest Rate: Contract Disputes Act

Action: Notice.

For the period beginning July 1, 2006, and ending on December 31, 2006, the prompt payment interest rate is 5 3/4 per centum per annum.

PDF Version (54K, uploaded 07/05/06)