Change in the Legacy Treasury Direct Annual Maintenance Fee Schedule, 14875-14876 [08-1052]

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AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury is announcing a change in the fee schedule for the Legacy Treasury Direct investor account maintenance fee. Legacy Treasury Direct investor account maintenance fees are assessed annually for each investor account with security holdings in excess of $100,000 in par value, pursuant to the Regulations Governing Book-Entry Treasury Bonds, Notes and Bills Held in Legacy Treasury Direct. DATES: Effective Date: This notice is effective upon publication in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: You can download this notice at the following Internet address: http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov or http://www.gpoaccess.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elisha Whipkey, Director, Division of Program Administration, Office of Securities Operations, Bureau of the Public Debt, at (304) 480–6319 or elisha.whipkey@bpd.treas.gov. Susah Sharp, Attorney-Adviser, Edward Gronseth, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, at (304) 480– 8692 or susan.sharp@bpd.treas.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 103–329) authorized the E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 14876 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 19, 2008 / Notices Secretary to collect an annual fee of not less than $25 for each Legacy Treasury Direct investor account, referred to in the regulations as a ‘‘securities account,’’ with security holdings in excess of $100,000 in par value, to recover the costs of providing account services to Legacy Treasury Direct investors. The fee was set at that time at $25, and has not been increased since. This Notice increases the amount of the fee to $100. The $100 fee will more nearly offset the Bureau of the Public Debt’s cost for maintaining Legacy Treasury Direct accounts. Schedule of Fees for Legacy Treasury Direct Accounts The fee schedule for Legacy Treasury Direct securities accounts is as follows: beginning in 2008 and until further notice, the investor account maintenance fee for each Legacy Treasury Direct investor account holding Treasury securities that exceed $100,000 in par amount is $100. Dated: March 14, 2008. Gary Grippo, Acting Fiscal Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 08–1052 Filed 3–14–08; 1:24 pm] BILLING CODE 4810–39–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Additional Designation of an Entity Pursuant to Executive Order 13382 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. 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Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in the United States, or that hereafter come within the United States or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) The persons listed in an Annex to the Order; (2) any foreign person determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to have engaged, or attempted to engage, in activities or transactions that have materially contributed to, or pose a risk of materially contributing to, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction or their means of delivery (including missiles capable of delivering such weapons), including any efforts to manufacture, acquire, possess, develop, transport, transfer or use such items, by any person or foreign country of proliferation concern; (3) any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to have provided, or attempted to provide, financial, material, technological or other support for, or goods or services in support of, any activity or transaction described in clause (2) above or any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order; and (4) any person determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, to be owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to the Order. On March 12, 2008, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Justice, and other PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 relevant agencies, designated one entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13382. The designee is as follows: Entity: 1. FUTURE BANK B.S.C., P.O. Box 785, City Centre Building, Government Avenue, Manama, Bahrain; Block 304, City Centre Building 199, Government Avenue, Road 383, Manama, Bahrain; Business Registration Document # 54514–1 (Bahrain) expires 9 Jun 2009; Trade License No. 13388 (Bahrain); All branches worldwide [NPWMD]. Dated: March 12, 2008. Barbara Hammerle, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 54 (Wednesday, March 19, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14875-14876]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 08-1052]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service


Change in the Legacy Treasury Direct Annual Maintenance Fee 
Schedule

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury is announcing a change in the 
fee schedule for the Legacy Treasury Direct investor account 
maintenance fee. Legacy Treasury Direct investor account maintenance 
fees are assessed annually for each investor account with security 
holdings in excess of $100,000 in par value, pursuant to the 
Regulations Governing Book-Entry Treasury Bonds, Notes and Bills Held 
in Legacy Treasury Direct.

DATES: Effective Date:
    This notice is effective upon publication in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: You can download this notice at the following Internet 
address: http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov or http://www.gpoaccess.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    Elisha Whipkey, Director, Division of Program Administration, 
Office of Securities Operations, Bureau of the Public Debt, at (304) 
480-6319 or elisha.whipkey@bpd.treas.gov.
    Susah Sharp, Attorney-Adviser, Edward Gronseth, Deputy Chief 
Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, at 
(304) 480-8692 or susan.sharp@bpd.treas.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Treasury, Postal Service and General 
Government Appropriations Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 103-329) authorized the

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Secretary to collect an annual fee of not less than $25 for each Legacy 
Treasury Direct investor account, referred to in the regulations as a 
``securities account,'' with security holdings in excess of $100,000 in 
par value, to recover the costs of providing account services to Legacy 
Treasury Direct investors. The fee was set at that time at $25, and has 
not been increased since. This Notice increases the amount of the fee 
to $100. The $100 fee will more nearly offset the Bureau of the Public 
Debt's cost for maintaining Legacy Treasury Direct accounts.

Schedule of Fees for Legacy Treasury Direct Accounts

    The fee schedule for Legacy Treasury Direct securities accounts is 
as follows: beginning in 2008 and until further notice, the investor 
account maintenance fee for each Legacy Treasury Direct investor 
account holding Treasury securities that exceed $100,000 in par amount 
is $100.

    Dated: March 14, 2008.
Gary Grippo,
Acting Fiscal Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 08-1052 Filed 3-14-08; 1:24 pm]
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