[Federal Register: June 30, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 127)]
[Notices]               
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service

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

AGENCY: Bureau of the Public Debt, Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: For the period beginning July 1, 2000 and ending on December 
31, 2000 the prompt payment interest rate is 7.25 per centum per annum.

ADDRESSES: Comments or inquiries may be mailed to Eleanor Farrar, Team 
Leader, Debt Accounting Branch, Office of Public Debt Accounting, 
Bureau of the Public Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106-1328. A 
copy of this Notice will be available to download from the http://
www.publicdebt.treas.gov.

DATES: This notice announces the applicable interest rate for the July 
1, 2000 to December 31, 2000 period.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Brown, Debt Accounting 
Branch Manager, Office of Public Debt Accounting, Bureau of the Public 
Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106-1328, (304) 480-5181, Eleanor 
Farrar, Team Leader, Debt Accounting Branch, Office of Public Debt 
Accounting, Bureau of the Public Debt, (304) 480-5166, Edward C. 
Gronseth, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of 
the Public Debt, (304) 480-3692, or Robin E. Dunlop, Attorney-Adviser, 
Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, (304) 480-3698.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Although the Renegotiation Board is no 
longer in existence, other Federal Agencies are required to use 
interest rates computed under the criteria established by the 
Renegotiation Act of 1971 Sec. 2, Pub.L. 92-41, 85 Stat. 97. For 
example, the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 Sec. 12, Pub.L. 95-563, 92 
Stat. 2389 and the Prompt Payment Act of 1982 Sec. 2, Pub.L. 97-177, 96 
Stat. 85 provide for the calculation of interest due on claims at a 
rate established by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 
3902(a).
    Therefore, notice is given that, the Secretary of the Treasury has 
determined that the rate of interest applicable, for the period 
beginning July 1, 2000 and ending on December 30, 2000, is 7.25 per 
centum per annum. This rate is determined pursuant to the above 
mentioned sections for the purpose of said sections.

    Dated: June 27, 2000.
Donald V. Hammond,
Fiscal Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 00-16796 Filed 6-29-00; 8:45 am]
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