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

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AGENCY:

Bureau of the Public Debt, Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

For the period beginning January 1, 2001 and ending on June 30, 2001 the prompt payment interest rate is 6.375 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 January 1, 2001 to June 30, 2001 period.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Frank Dunn, Manager, Debt Accounting Branch, Office of Public Debt Accounting, Bureau of the Public Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106-1328, (304) 480-5170; Eleanor Farrar, Team Leader, Borrowings Accounting Team, 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 Kavita Kalsy, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, (304) 480-3682.

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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 January 1, 2001 and ending on June 30, 2001, is 6.375 per centum per annum. This rate is determined pursuant to the above mentioned sections for the purpose of said sections.

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Dated: December 22, 2000.

Donald V. Hammond,

Fiscal Assistant Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 00-33205 Filed 12-27-00; 8:45 am]

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