Renegotiation Board Interest Rate; Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act, 76497 [05-24456]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 27, 2005 / Notices Date Filed: December 9, 2005. Due Date for Answers, Conforming Applications, or Motion to Modify Scope: December 30, 2005. Description: Application of Swift Air, LLC requesting a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing Swift Air to engage in foreign charter air transportation of persons, property and mail. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, Federal Register Liaison. [FR Doc. E5–7833 Filed 12–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–62–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary Aviation Proceedings, Agreements Filed the Week Ending December 9, 2005 The following Agreements were filed with the Department of Transportation under sections 412 and 414 of the Federal Aviation Act, as amended (49 U.S.C. 1382 and 1384) and procedures governing proceedings to enforce these provisions. Answers may be filed within 21 days after the filing of the application. 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ADDRESSES: Send an original and 10 copies of statements and a copy of the statement on a disk in MS Word 2003, and an original and 1 copy of the notice of intent to participate to: Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: L. Scott Decker, (202) 565–1531. (Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: 1 (800) 877–8339.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board’s decision is posted on the Board’s Web site, http:// www.stb.dot.gov. In addition, copies of the decision may be purchased from ASAP Document Solutions by calling 202–306–4004 (assistance for the hearing impaired is available through FIRS at 1–800–877–8339), or by e-mail at asapdc@verizon.net. We preliminarily conclude that the proposed action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources. DATES: Authority: 49 U.S.C. 10704(a). Decided: December 19, 2005. By the Board, Chairman Nober, Vice Chairman Buttrey, Commissioner Mulvey. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–7805 Filed 12–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Surface Transportation Board [STB Ex Parte No. 558 (Sub-No. 9)] Fiscal Service Railroad Cost of Capital—2005 Renegotiation Board Interest Rate; Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. Bureau of the Public Debt, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. Notice of decision instituting a proceeding to determine the railroads’ 2005 cost of capital. bjneal on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Board is instituting a proceeding to determine the railroad industry’s cost of capital for 2005. The decision solicits comments on: (1) The railroads’ 2005 current cost of debt capital; (2) the railroads’ 2005 current cost of preferred stock equity capital (if SUMMARY: For the period beginning January 1, 2006, and ending on June 30, 2006, the prompt payment interest rate is 51⁄8 per centum per annum. ADDRESSES: Comments or inquiries may be mailed to Trina R. Cook, Team Leader, Borrowings Accounting Team, VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:54 Dec 23, 2005 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76497 Division of Accounting Operations, 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 http:// www.publicdebt.treas.gov. This notice announces the applicable interest rate for the January 1, 2006, to June 30, 2006, period. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Brown, Director, Division of Accounting Operations, Office of Public Debt Accounting, Bureau of the Public Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106–1328, (304) 480–5181; Trina R. Cook, Team Leader, Borrowings Accounting Team, Division of Accounting Operations, Office of Public Debt Accounting, Bureau of the Public Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106–1328, (304) 480–5166; Edward Gronseth, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, (304) 480–8692; or Jacqueline Jackson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, (202) 504–3713. 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 § 2, Pub. L. 92–41, 85 Stat. 97. For example, the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 § 12, Pub. L. 95–563, 92 Stat. 2389, and, indirectly, the Prompt Payment Act of 1982, 31 U.S.C. 3902(a), provide for the calculation of interest due on claims at a rate established by the Secretary of the Treasury for the Renegotiation Board under Pub. L. 92–41. Therefore, notice is given that the Secretary of the Treasury has determined that the rate of interest applicable for the period beginning January 1, 2006, and ending on June 30, 2006, is 51⁄8 per centum per annum. This rate is determined pursuant to the above-mentioned sections for the purpose of said sections. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 20, 2005. Donald V. Hammond, Fiscal Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–24456 Filed 12–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–M E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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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 January 1, 2006, and ending on June 
30, 2006, the prompt payment interest rate is 5\1/8\ per centum per 
annum.

ADDRESSES: Comments or inquiries may be mailed to Trina R. Cook, Team 
Leader, Borrowings Accounting Team, Division of Accounting Operations, 
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 http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov.

DATES: This notice announces the applicable interest rate for the 
January 1, 2006, to June 30, 2006, period.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Brown, Director, Division of 
Accounting Operations, Office of Public Debt Accounting, Bureau of the 
Public Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106-1328, (304) 480-5181; 
Trina R. Cook, Team Leader, Borrowings Accounting Team, Division of 
Accounting Operations, Office of Public Debt Accounting, Bureau of the 
Public Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26106-1328, (304) 480-5166; 
Edward Gronseth, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel, 
Bureau of the Public Debt, (304) 480-8692; or Jacqueline Jackson, 
Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public 
Debt, (202) 504-3713.

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, indirectly, the Prompt Payment Act of 1982, 31 U.S.C. 
3902(a), provide for the calculation of interest due on claims at a 
rate established by the Secretary of the Treasury for the Renegotiation 
Board under Pub. L. 92-41.
    Therefore, notice is given that the Secretary of the Treasury has 
determined that the rate of interest applicable for the period 
beginning January 1, 2006, and ending on June 30, 2006, is 5\1/8\ per 
centum per annum. This rate is determined pursuant to the above-
mentioned sections for the purpose of said sections.

    Dated: December 20, 2005.
Donald V. Hammond,
Fiscal Assistant Secretary.
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