OneRD Annual Notice of Guarantee Fee Rates, Periodic Retention Fee Rates, Loan Guarantee Percentage and Fee for Issuance of the Loan Note Guarantee Prior to Construction Completion for Fiscal Year 2022, 35262-35263 [2021-14193]

Download as PDF 35262 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 125 / Friday, July 2, 2021 / Notices summarized in the request for OMB approval. The Rural BusinessCooperative Service (RBCS), Rural Housing Service (RHS), and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), agencies of the Rural Development mission area within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), hereinafter collectively referred to as the Agency, offer loan guarantees through four programs: Community Facilities (CF) administered by RHS; Water and Waste Disposal (WWD) administered by the RUS; and Business and Industry (B&I) and Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) administered by the RBCS. This notice provides applicants with the Guarantee Fee rates, Guarantee percent for Guaranteed Loans, the Periodic Retention Fee, and Fee for Issuance of the Loan Note Guarantee Prior to Construction Completion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, to be used when applying for guaranteed loans under the aforementioned guaranteed loan types. This notice is being published prior to the passage of a FY 2022 appropriation. Should the fees need to be adjusted after passage of the FY 2022 appropriation bill, the agency will publish a subsequent notice in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Signed at Washington, DC, June 28, 2021. Kevin L. Barnes, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2021–14169 Filed 7–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service Rural Housing Service Rural Utilities Service [Docket No. RUS–21–Agency–0011] OneRD Annual Notice of Guarantee Fee Rates, Periodic Retention Fee Rates, Loan Guarantee Percentage and Fee for Issuance of the Loan Note Guarantee Prior to Construction Completion for Fiscal Year 2022 Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Rural Housing Service and Rural Utilities Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Guarantee fee (%) Loan type lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 B&I ................................................................................................................... B&I Reduced Fee ............................................................................................ B&I project in a high cost, isolated rural area of the State of Alaska that is not connected to a road system .................................................................. CF .................................................................................................................... REAP ............................................................................................................... WWD ................................................................................................................ The initial guarantee fee is paid at the time the loan note guarantee is issued. The periodic guarantee retention fee is paid by the lender to the Agency once a year. Payment of the periodic guarantee retention fee is required in order to maintain the enforceability of the guarantee. The fee for issuance of the loan note guarantee prior to construction completion DOES NOT apply to all construction loans. This additional fee only applies to loans requesting to receive a loan note guarantee prior to project completion. For loans where the Loan Note Guarantee is issued between October 1 and December 31, the first periodic retention fee payment is due January 31 of the second year following the date the Loan Note Guarantee was issued. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:12 Jul 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 Sfmt 4703 Periodic guarantee retention fee (%) Loan guarantee percentage (%) Fee for issuance of loan note guarantee prior to construction completion (%) 80 80 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.25 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.25 N/A 90 80 80 80 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA Programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, Fmt 4703 As set forth in 7 CFR part 5001, the Agency is authorized to charge a guarantee fee, a periodic guarantee retention fee, a fee for the issuance of the loan note guarantee prior to construction completion, and establish a loan guarantee percentage for guaranteed loans made under this rule. Pursuant to this and other applicable authority, and subject to the current appropriated authority, the Agency is establishing the following for FY 2022: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 0.5 0.5 Non-Discrimination Statement Frm 00004 For information specific to this notice contact Michele Brooks, Director, Regulations Management, Rural Development Innovation Center— Regulations Management, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690– 1078. Email: michele.brooks@usda.gov. For information regarding implementation, contact your respective Rural Development State Office listed here: http://www.rd.usda.gov/browsestate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 3.0 1.0 Unless precluded by a subsequent FY 2022 appropriation, these rates will apply to all guaranteed loans obligated in FY 2022. The amount of the periodic retention fee on each guaranteed loan will be determined by multiplying the periodic retention fee rate by the outstanding principal loan balance as of December 31, multiplied by the percentage of guarantee. PO 00000 The fees in this notice are applicable October 1, 2021. DATES: gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/ parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Additionally, program information may E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 125 / Friday, July 2, 2021 / Notices be made available in languages other than English. To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD– 3027, found online at https:// www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-aprogram-discrimination-complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632–9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–9410; or (2) email: OAC@usda.gov. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. Justin Maxon, Deputy Undersecretary, Rural Development. [FR Doc. 2021–14193 Filed 7–1–21; 8:45 am] Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (86 FR 16183–16184, March 26, 2021) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s memorandum, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby approves the expansion and modification of Subzone 149C on behalf of Phillips 66 Company, as described in the application and Federal Register notice, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Dated: June 28, 2021. Christian B. Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2021–14196 Filed 7–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2113] Approval of Expansion and Modification of Subzone 149C; Phillips 66 Company; Brazoria County, Texas lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the ForeignTrade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the establishment of subzones for specific uses; Whereas, Port Freeport, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 149, has made application to the Board to expand and modify Subzone 149C on behalf of Phillips 66 Company to include an additional 490 acres at Site 1 and to remove 220 acres from Site 1 (FTZ Docket B–25–2021, docketed March 22, 2021); VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:12 Jul 01, 2021 Jkt 253001 [B–15–2021] Termination of Review of Production Notification, Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 31—Granite City, Illinois, M.M.O. Companies, Inc. (Disassembly of Firearms and Ammunition), Mascoutah and Edwardsville, Illinois On March 1, 2021, the America’s Central Port District, grantee of FTZ 31, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of M.M.O. Companies, Inc., within Subzone 31E, in Mascoutah and Edwardsville, Illinois. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (86 FR 13281–13282, March 8, 2021). On June 29, 2021, the applicant was notified that review of the notification is being terminated, effective July 9, 2021. Dated: June 29, 2021. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–14197 Filed 7–1–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 35263 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–821–827] Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe From the Russian Federation: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and exporters of seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe (seamless pipe) from the Russian Federation (Russia). DATES: Applicable July 2, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caitlin Monks, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–2670. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background The petitioner in this investigation is Vallourec Star, L.P. In addition to the Government of Russia (GOR), the mandatory respondents in this investigation are PAO TMK, Volzhsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company (Volzhsky), and certain cross-owned affiliates (collectively, TMK).1 On December 11, 2020, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Determination and aligned this final determination with the final antidumping duty (AD) determination, in accordance with section 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.210(b)(4)(i).2 1 See Memorandum, ‘‘Countervailing Duty Investigation of Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe from the Russian Federation: Respondent Selection,’’ dated August 13, 2020. As discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum (PDM), the cross-owned companies that comprise TMK are: PAO TMK, Volzhsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company (Volzhsky), Taganrog Metallurgical Plant Joint Stock Company (Tagmet), Sinarsky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company (Sinarsky), Seversky Pipe Plant Joint Stock Company (Seversky), TMK CHERMET LLC (TMK CHERMET), TMK CHERMET LLC Volzhsky (TMK CHERMET Volzhsky), TMK CHERMET LLC Ekaterinburg (TMK CHERMET Ekaterinburg), TMK CHERMET LLC Rostov (TMK CHERMET Rostov), TMK CHERMET LLC Saratov (TMK CHERMET Saratov), and TMK CHERMET LLC Service (TMK CHERMET Service). 2 See Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure Pipe from the Russian Continued Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 125 (Friday, July 2, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35262-35263]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-14193]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service

Rural Housing Service

Rural Utilities Service

[Docket No. RUS-21-Agency-0011]


OneRD Annual Notice of Guarantee Fee Rates, Periodic Retention 
Fee Rates, Loan Guarantee Percentage and Fee for Issuance of the Loan 
Note Guarantee Prior to Construction Completion for Fiscal Year 2022

AGENCY: Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Rural Housing Service and 
Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBCS), Rural Housing 
Service (RHS), and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), agencies of the 
Rural Development mission area within the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA), hereinafter collectively referred to as the Agency, 
offer loan guarantees through four programs: Community Facilities (CF) 
administered by RHS; Water and Waste Disposal (WWD) administered by the 
RUS; and Business and Industry (B&I) and Rural Energy for America 
Program (REAP) administered by the RBCS. This notice provides 
applicants with the Guarantee Fee rates, Guarantee percent for 
Guaranteed Loans, the Periodic Retention Fee, and Fee for Issuance of 
the Loan Note Guarantee Prior to Construction Completion for Fiscal 
Year (FY) 2022, to be used when applying for guaranteed loans under the 
aforementioned guaranteed loan types. This notice is being published 
prior to the passage of a FY 2022 appropriation. Should the fees need 
to be adjusted after passage of the FY 2022 appropriation bill, the 
agency will publish a subsequent notice in the Federal Register.

DATES: The fees in this notice are applicable October 1, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information specific to this 
notice contact Michele Brooks, Director, Regulations Management, Rural 
Development Innovation Center--Regulations Management, USDA, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 
690-1078. Email: [email protected]. For information regarding 
implementation, contact your respective Rural Development State Office 
listed here: http://www.rd.usda.gov/browse-state.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As set forth in 7 CFR part 5001, the Agency 
is authorized to charge a guarantee fee, a periodic guarantee retention 
fee, a fee for the issuance of the loan note guarantee prior to 
construction completion, and establish a loan guarantee percentage for 
guaranteed loans made under this rule. Pursuant to this and other 
applicable authority, and subject to the current appropriated 
authority, the Agency is establishing the following for FY 2022:

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                                                                                                      Fee for
                                                                                                    issuance of
                                                                     Periodic          Loan          loan note
                    Loan type                      Guarantee fee     guarantee       guarantee       guarantee
                                                        (%)        retention fee  percentage (%)     prior to
                                                                        (%)                        construction
                                                                                                  completion (%)
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B&I.............................................             3.0             0.5              80             0.5
B&I Reduced Fee.................................             1.0             0.5              80             0.5
B&I project in a high cost, isolated rural area              1.0             0.5              90             0.5
 of the State of Alaska that is not connected to
 a road system..................................
CF..............................................            1.25             0.5              80             0.5
REAP............................................             1.0            0.25              80             0.5
WWD.............................................             1.0             N/A              80             0.5
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    The initial guarantee fee is paid at the time the loan note 
guarantee is issued. The periodic guarantee retention fee is paid by 
the lender to the Agency once a year. Payment of the periodic guarantee 
retention fee is required in order to maintain the enforceability of 
the guarantee. The fee for issuance of the loan note guarantee prior to 
construction completion DOES NOT apply to all construction loans. This 
additional fee only applies to loans requesting to receive a loan note 
guarantee prior to project completion. For loans where the Loan Note 
Guarantee is issued between October 1 and December 31, the first 
periodic retention fee payment is due January 31 of the second year 
following the date the Loan Note Guarantee was issued.
    Unless precluded by a subsequent FY 2022 appropriation, these rates 
will apply to all guaranteed loans obligated in FY 2022. The amount of 
the periodic retention fee on each guaranteed loan will be determined 
by multiplying the periodic retention fee rate by the outstanding 
principal loan balance as of December 31, multiplied by the percentage 
of guarantee.

Non-Discrimination Statement

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its 
agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or 
administering USDA Programs are prohibited from discriminating based on 
race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including 
gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital 
status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance 
program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil 
rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA 
(not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing 
deadlines vary by program or incident.
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of 
communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, 
audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible 
Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 
contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. 
Additionally, program information may

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be made available in languages other than English.
    To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA 
Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-a-program-discrimination-complaint and 
at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in 
the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a 
copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed 
form or letter to USDA by:
    (1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant 
Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 
20250-9410; or
    (2) email: [email protected].
    USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

Justin Maxon,
Deputy Undersecretary, Rural Development.
[FR Doc. 2021-14193 Filed 7-1-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-15-P