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Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Liquidation-the Home Insurance Company

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AGENCY:

Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

Liquidation of an insurance company formerly certified by this Department as an acceptable surety/reinsurer on Federal bonds.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Surety Bond Branch at (202) 874-6850.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Home Insurance Company, a New Hampshire company, formerly held a Certificate of Authority as an acceptable surety on Federal bonds and was last listed as such at 59 FR 34161, July 1, 1994. The Company's authority was terminated by the Department of the Treasury effective June 30, 1995. Notice of the termination was published in the Federal Register of August 23, 1995, on page 43839.

On May 8, 2003, upon a petition by the Commissioner of Insurance for the State of New Hampshire, the Superior Court of New Hampshire issued an Order of Liquidation with respect to The Home Insurance Company. Paula T. Rogers, the Commissioner of Insurance for the State of New Hampshire, was appointed as the Liquidator. All persons having claims against The Home Insurance Company must file their claims by June 13, 2004, or be barred from sharing in the distribution of assets.

All claims must be filed in writing and shall set forth the amount of the claim, the facts upon which the claim is based, any priorities asserted, and any other pertinent facts to substantiate the claim. Federal Agencies should assert claim priority status under 31 U.S.C. 3713, and send a copy of their claim, in writing, to: Department of Justice, Civil Division, Commercial Litigation Branch, P.O. Box 875, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044-0875, Attn: Mr. Randy Harwell, Attorney.

The above office will consolidate and file any and all claims against The Home Insurance Company, on behalf of the United States Government. Any questions concerning filing of claims may be directed to Mr. Harwell at (202) 307-0180.

The Circular may be viewed and downloaded through the Internet (http://www.fms.treas.gov/​c570). A hard copy may be purchased from the Government Printing Office (GPO), Subscription Start Printed Page 61043Service, Washington, DC, (202) 512-1800. When ordering the Circular from GPO, use the following stock number 769-004-04643-2.

Questions concerning this notice may be directed to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 6F07, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

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Dated: October 15, 2003.

Wanda Rogers,

Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial Management Service.

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[FR Doc. 03-26812 Filed 10-23-03; 8:45 am]

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