Limitation on Use of Credit and Debit Cards for Payments to the Bureau of Land Management, 4143 [05-1592]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 18 / Friday, January 28, 2005 / Notices of June 14, 1926, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), and opens 3.00 acres of land to surface entry and mining, subject to the existing laws, rules, and regulations applicable to public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management. EFFECTIVE DATE: February 28, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lakisha Sloan, Land Law Examiner, Oregon State Office, PO Box 2965, Portland, OR 97208, 503–808–6595, or Stuart Hirsh, Realty Specialist, Salem District Office, 1717 Fabry Road SE., Salem, OR 97306, (503) 375–5623. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 19, 1995, 3.00 acres of public land under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management were classified as suitable for lease pursuant to the Recreation and Public Purposes Act of June 14, 1926, as amended, (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), and the regulations at 43 CFR 2400. Upon classification the land was leased to the Pacific City water district for the construction, operation, and maintenance of an administration/ maintenance facility for the term of 25 years under Bureau of Land Management Serial Number OR 52171. On May 20, 2004, this lease was relinquished. The formerly leased land is described as follows: Willamette Meridian, Oregon T. 4 S., R. 10 W., Sec. 19, Lot 18 The area described contains 3.00 acres in Tillamook County, Oregon. At 8:30 a.m., on February 28, 2005, the land will be opened to operation of the public land laws generally, but not to location or entry, subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, and the requirements of applicable law. All valid existing applications received at or prior to 8:30 a.m., on February 28, 2005, will be considered as simultaneously filed at that time. Those received thereafter will be considered in the order of filing. At 8:30 a.m., on February 28, 2005, the land will be opened to location and entry under the United States mining laws. Appropriation under the general mining laws prior to the date and time of restoration is unauthorized. Any such attempted appropriation, including attempted adverse possession under 30 U.S.C. Sec. 38, shall vest no rights against the United States. Acts required to establish a location and to initiate a right of possession are governed by State law where not in conflict with Federal law. The Bureau of Land Management will not intervene in disputes between rival locators over possessory rights VerDate jul<14>2003 15:43 Jan 27, 2005 Jkt 205001 since Congress has provided for such determination in local courts. (Authority: 43 CFR 2461.5(c)(2)). 4143 index.htm) and at Title 43 Code of Federal Regulations Subpart 1821.10. Personal and corporate checks are acceptable forms of payment. Ralph R. Kuhns, Jr., Acting, Chief, Branch of Realty and Records Services. [FR Doc. 05–1595 Filed 1–27–05; 8:45 am] Thomas F. Boyd, Director, National Business Center. [FR Doc. 05–1592 Filed 1–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P BILLING CODE 4310–AG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management Limitation on Use of Credit and Debit Cards for Payments to the Bureau of Land Management Authority: 31 U.S.C. 3720, 31 CFR 206.4, 43 CFR 3103.1–1. AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management has established a $99,999.99 limit on payments made by credit and debit cards. Under U.S. Department of the Treasury regulations, federal agencies are required to use electronic fund transfers for collections and payments, as long as it is cost effective to do so. Fees for large dollar debit and credit card transactions are prohibitive. Cardholders cannot be required to pay any part of the fees which financial institutions charge, directly or indirectly, through any increase in price or otherwise. Customers who need to tender payments larger than the cap are encouraged to make electronic payments using the Automated Clearing House or Federal Wire Transfer procedures. EFFECTIVE DATE: February 1, 2005. ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, National Business Center, Attention: Alice Sonne (BC–621), PO Box 25047, Denver, CO 80225–0047. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jay Douglas, BLM (202) 452–0336 or Alice Sonne, BLM (303) 236–6332. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective February 1, 2005, the Bureau of Land Management will not accept credit or debit card payments for any amount greater than $99,999.99 for any purpose. Multiple same-day transactions of smaller amounts, which in their total exceed the cap, cannot be used to bypass this requirement. Detailed guidance about how to make electronic payments is available from each Bureau State Office. A list of State offices is available at the Bureau’s external Web site (http://www.blm.gov/nhp/directory/ PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [NV–050–5853–ES; N–59514, N–77790] Notice of Realty Action: Segregation Terminated, Lease/Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Segregation terminated, Recreation and Public Purposes lease/ conveyance. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Clark County, Nevada has relinquished an R&PP lease (N–59514) for a fire station site on 2.5 acres of public land in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fire station site is proposed to be relocated on nearby public land (N– 77790), located in Clark County, Nevada, which BLM has determined is suitable for classification for lease/ conveyance to Clark County. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beth Domowicz, BLM Realty Specialist, (702) 515–5147. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Clark County, Nevada has relinquished an R&PP lease (N–59514) for a fire station on public lands due to development in the area that made the land unsuitable for the proposed use. These lands in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada are described as follows: N–59514 Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 22 S., R. 60 E., Sec. 24, NW1⁄4NW1⁄4SW1⁄4NW1⁄4. Consisting of 2.5 acres. The segregation of the subject land for R&PP (N–59514) under the Notice published in the Federal Register volume 61, page 1944, dated January 24, 1996, will be terminated upon publication of this notice. The following described public land in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada has been examined and found suitable for lease/conveyance for recreational or public purposes under provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). Clark County proposes to use the land for a fire station. E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 18 (Friday, January 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 4143]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-1592]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management


Limitation on Use of Credit and Debit Cards for Payments to the 
Bureau of Land Management

    Authority: 31 U.S.C. 3720, 31 CFR 206.4, 43 CFR 3103.1-1.

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management has established a $99,999.99 
limit on payments made by credit and debit cards. Under U.S. Department 
of the Treasury regulations, federal agencies are required to use 
electronic fund transfers for collections and payments, as long as it 
is cost effective to do so. Fees for large dollar debit and credit card 
transactions are prohibitive. Cardholders cannot be required to pay any 
part of the fees which financial institutions charge, directly or 
indirectly, through any increase in price or otherwise. Customers who 
need to tender payments larger than the cap are encouraged to make 
electronic payments using the Automated Clearing House or Federal Wire 
Transfer procedures.

EFFECTIVE DATE: February 1, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land Management, National Business Center, 
Attention: Alice Sonne (BC-621), PO Box 25047, Denver, CO 80225-0047.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jay Douglas, BLM (202) 452-0336 or 
Alice Sonne, BLM (303) 236-6332.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective February 1, 2005, the Bureau of 
Land Management will not accept credit or debit card payments for any 
amount greater than $99,999.99 for any purpose. Multiple same-day 
transactions of smaller amounts, which in their total exceed the cap, 
cannot be used to bypass this requirement. Detailed guidance about how 
to make electronic payments is available from each Bureau State Office. 
A list of State offices is available at the Bureau's external Web site 
(http://www.blm.gov/nhp/directory/index.htm) and at Title 43 Code of 
Federal Regulations Subpart 1821.10. Personal and corporate checks are 
acceptable forms of payment.

Thomas F. Boyd,
Director, National Business Center.
[FR Doc. 05-1592 Filed 1-27-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-AG-P