Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act, 34348-34349 [2017-15456]

Download as PDF 34348 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 140 / Monday, July 24, 2017 / Notices Notice of limitation on claims for judicial review of actions by UDOT on behalf of FHWA, and Federal agencies. ACTION: This notice announces certain actions taken by UDOT on behalf of FHWA and other Federal agencies that are final within the meaning of applicable laws. The actions relate to a proposed highway project located on US–89, from 11400 South to 10600 South, in the County of Salt Lake, State of Utah. Those actions grant licenses, permits and approvals for the project. DATES: By this notice, the FHWA, on behalf of UDOT, is advising the public of final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). A claim seeking judicial review of the Federal agency actions on the highway project will be barred unless the claim is filed on or before December 21, 2017. If the Federal law that authorizes judicial review of a claim provides a time period of less than 150 days for filing such claim, then that shorter time period still applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For UDOT: Brandon Weston, Director of Environmental Services, UDOT Environmental Services, PO Box 148380, Salt Lake City, UT 84114; telephone: (801) 965–4603; email: brandonweston@utah.gov. UDOT’s normal business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time), Monday through Friday, except State and Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws and regulations for this project are being or have been carried-out by UDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated January 17, 2017 and executed by FHWA and UDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327. Notice is hereby given that UDOT has taken final agency actions subject to 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1) by issuing licenses, permits, and approvals for the US–89; 11400 South to 10600 South project in the State of Utah. This project proposes to improve US–89 (State Street) from 11400 South to 10600 South to address traffic congestion located in the Cities of Sandy and Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah. The project consists of widening State Street from five to seven lanes and adding (1) a second southbound to westbound right-turn lane at the State Street and 11400 South intersection, (2) a traffic signal at the Scheels driveway, and (3) a raised median on select sections of State Street to limit leftturns. These improvements were identified in the Environmental mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jul 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 Assessment for the project. The actions by UDOT and the Federal agencies, and the laws under which such actions were taken, are described in the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the project (US–89; 11400 South to 10600 South Environmental Assessment in Salt Lake County, Utah, Project No. F– 0089(375)364), approved on July 18, 2017, in the UDOT Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the project (Utah Department of Transportation Finding of No Significant Impact for US–89; 11400 South to 10600 South in Salt Lake County, Utah) issued on July 18, 2017, and in other documents in the UDOT project records. The EA, FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting UDOT at the address provided above. The EA and FONSI can be viewed and downloaded from the project Web site at https:// www.udot.utah.gov/main/ f?p=100:pg:0:::1:T,V:4845. This notice applies to the EA, the FONSI, the Section 4(f) Determination, the NHPA Section 106 Review, and all other UDOT and Federal agency decisions as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to the following laws (including their implementing regulations): 1. General: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA),42 U.S.C. 4321– 4351; Federal-Aid Highway Act, 23 U.S.C. 109 and 23 U.S.C. 128. 2. Air: Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401– 7671q. 3. Land: Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966,49 U.S.C. 303; 23 U.S.C. 138; Landscaping and Scenic Enhancement (Wildflowers), 23 U.S.C. 319. 4. Wildlife: Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531–1544 and Section 1536; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 U.S.C. 661–667d; Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. 703–712. 5. Water: Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1344; E.O. 11990, Protection of Wetlands. 6. Historic and Cultural Resources: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, 16 U.S.C. 470f; Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1977, 16 U.S.C. 470aa–470mm; Archeological and Historic Preservation Act, 16 U.S.C. 469–469c. 7. Noise: Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, Public Law 91–605, 84 Stat. 1713. 8. Executive Orders: E.O. 11593 Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Resources; E.O. 13287 PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Preserve America; E.O. 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice and Low-Income Populations. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Ivan Marrero, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Salt Lake City, Utah. [FR Doc. 2017–15480 Filed 7–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice, interest rates. AGENCY: For the period beginning July 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2017, the prompt payment interest rate is 2–3/8 per centum per annum. DATES: July 1, 2017, to December 31, 2017. SUMMARY: Comments or inquiries may be mailed to: E-Commerce Division, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, 401 14th Street SW., Room 306F, Washington, DC 20227. Comments or inquiries may also be emailed to PromptPayment@ fiscal.treasury.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas M. Burnum, E-Commerce Division, (202) 874–6430; or Thomas Kearns, Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief Counsel, (202) 874–7036. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: An agency that has acquired property or service from a business concern and has failed to pay for the complete delivery of property or service by the required payment date shall pay the business concern an interest penalty. 31 U.S.C. 3902(a). The Contract Disputes Act of 1978, Sec. 12, Public Law 95–563, 92 Stat. 2389, and the Prompt Payment Act, 31 U.S.C. 3902(a), provide for the calculation of interest due on claims at the rate established by the Secretary of the Treasury. The Secretary of the Treasury has the authority to specify the rate by which the interest shall be computed for interest payments under section 12 of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 and under the Prompt Payment Act. Under E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 140 / Monday, July 24, 2017 / Notices the Prompt Payment Act, if an interest penalty is owed to a business concern, the penalty shall be paid regardless of whether the business concern requested payment of such penalty. 31 U.S.C. 3902(c)(1). Agencies must pay the interest penalty calculated with the interest rate, which is in effect at the time the agency accrues the obligation to pay a late payment interest penalty. 31 U.S.C. 3902(a). ‘‘The interest penalty shall be paid for the period beginning on the day after the required payment date and ending on the date on which payment is made.’’ 31 U.S.C. 3902(b). Therefore, notice is given that the Secretary of the Treasury has determined that the rate of interest applicable for the period beginning July 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2017, is 2–3/8 per centum per annum. David A. Lebryk, Fiscal Assistant Secretary. ACTION: Notice. The United States Mint is announcing the price of the 2017 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set. Each set will be priced at $29.95. The set will be produced at the United States Mint at San Francisco. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katrina McDow, Marketing Specialist, Numismatic and Bullion Directorate; United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220, or call 202–354– 8495. SUMMARY: Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5111(a)(2). Dated: July 17, 2017. David Motl, Acting Deputy Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 2017–15452 Filed 7–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [FR Doc. 2017–15456 Filed 7–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P National Research Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Pricing for the 2017 225th Anniversary Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set United States Mint, Department of the Treasury. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jul 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, that the National Research Advisory Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, in Conference Room 730 at 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 34349 convene at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include an overview of the merit review process, infrastructure update, review of potential Common Rule changes and service updates. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Members of the public wanting to attend may contact Melissa Cooper, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Research and Development (10P9), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 461–6044, or by email at Melissa.Cooper@va.gov no later than close of business on August 30, 2017. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as a part of the clearance process. Due to security protocols, and in order to prevent delays in clearance processing, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Melissa Cooper at the phone number or email address noted above. Dated: July 18, 2017. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Office. [FR Doc. 2017–15388 Filed 7–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 140 (Monday, July 24, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34348-34349]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-15456]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service


Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act

AGENCY: Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice, interest rates.

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SUMMARY: For the period beginning July 1, 2017, and ending on December 
31, 2017, the prompt payment interest rate is 2-3/8 per centum per 
annum.

DATES: July 1, 2017, to December 31, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Comments or inquiries may be mailed to: E-Commerce Division, 
Bureau of the Fiscal Service, 401 14th Street SW., Room 306F, 
Washington, DC 20227. Comments or inquiries may also be emailed to 
PromptPayment@fiscal.treasury.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas M. Burnum, E-Commerce Division, 
(202) 874-6430; or Thomas Kearns, Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief 
Counsel, (202) 874-7036.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: An agency that has acquired property or 
service from a business concern and has failed to pay for the complete 
delivery of property or service by the required payment date shall pay 
the business concern an interest penalty. 31 U.S.C. 3902(a). The 
Contract Disputes Act of 1978, Sec. 12, Public Law 95-563, 92 Stat. 
2389, and the Prompt Payment Act, 31 U.S.C. 3902(a), provide for the 
calculation of interest due on claims at the rate established by the 
Secretary of the Treasury.
    The Secretary of the Treasury has the authority to specify the rate 
by which the interest shall be computed for interest payments under 
section 12 of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 and under the Prompt 
Payment Act. Under

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the Prompt Payment Act, if an interest penalty is owed to a business 
concern, the penalty shall be paid regardless of whether the business 
concern requested payment of such penalty. 31 U.S.C. 3902(c)(1). 
Agencies must pay the interest penalty calculated with the interest 
rate, which is in effect at the time the agency accrues the obligation 
to pay a late payment interest penalty. 31 U.S.C. 3902(a). ``The 
interest penalty shall be paid for the period beginning on the day 
after the required payment date and ending on the date on which payment 
is made.'' 31 U.S.C. 3902(b).
    Therefore, notice is given that the Secretary of the Treasury has 
determined that the rate of interest applicable for the period 
beginning July 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2017, is 2-3/8 per 
centum per annum.

David A. Lebryk,
Fiscal Assistant Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-15456 Filed 7-21-17; 8:45 am]
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