Fiscal Service 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Surety Companies Doing Business With the United States; Request for Information
Document Number: 2019-28193
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) administers the corporate federal surety bond program (``the program''), under which Fiscal Service processes and evaluates applications from companies seeking to underwrite or reinsure federal surety bonds. Fiscal Service is considering modernizing and improving the program. To support this effort, Fiscal Service requests information from stakeholders on these topics, including views regarding the application process for certificates of authority, the data that Fiscal Service should consider, and the analytical methods it should use when evaluating an applicant's financial condition.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2019-28192
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning January 1, 2020, and ending on June 30, 2020, the prompt payment interest rate is 2\1/8\ per centum per annum.
Proposed Collection of Information: Special Bond of Indemnity By Purchaser of United States Savings Bonds/Notes Involved in a Chain Letter Scheme
Document Number: 2019-25894
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-29
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Special Bond of Indemnity by Purchaser of United States Savings Bonds/Notes Involved in a Chain Letter Scheme
Notice of Rate To Be Used for Federal Debt Collection, and Discount and Rebate Evaluation
Document Number: 2019-24534
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-12
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury is responsible for computing and publishing the percentage rate that is used in assessing interest charges for outstanding debts owed to the Government (The Debt Collection Act of 1982, as amended). This rate is also used by agencies as a comparison point in evaluating the cost-effectiveness of a cash discount. In addition, this rate is used in determining when agencies should pay purchase card invoices when the card issuer offers a rebate. Notice is hereby given that the applicable rate for calendar year 2020 is 2.00 percent.
Prompt Payment Interest Rate; Contract Disputes Act
Document Number: 2019-23483
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-28
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
For the period beginning July 1, 2019, and ending on December 31, 2019, the prompt payment interest rate is 2\5/8\ per centum per annum.
Fee Schedule for the Transfer of U.S. Treasury Book-Entry Securities Held on the Fedwire Securities Service
Document Number: 2019-23482
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-28
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is announcing a new fee schedule applicable to transfers of U.S. Treasury book-entry securities maintained on the Fedwire Securities Service (Fedwire) that occur on or after January 2, 2020.
Management of Federal Agency Disbursements
Document Number: 2019-21825
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-16
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury (Treasury), Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service or ``we''), is proposing to amend its regulation that requires electronic delivery of all Federal payments aside from tax payments. The proposed rule would eliminate obsolete references in the regulation, including references to the Electronic Transfer Account (ETA\SM\). In addition, the proposed rule would provide for the disbursement of non-benefit payments, including tax payments, through Treasury-sponsored accounts, such as the U.S. Debit Card. The proposed rule would not mandate the electronic delivery of tax payments or affect the Direct Express[supreg] program, which will continue to be available to recipients of benefit payments.