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Quarterly Interest Rate Certification

In February of 1997, the Fiscal Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury delegated to the Bureau of the Public Debt the responsibility of providing interest rate certification to various agencies.

The following table contains rates certified by Treasury for various statutory purposes.

Table 1 - Interest Rates for the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982

(Updated October 9, 2008)

Month Year Dollar Amt. Sold ($000) Avg. Yield to Maturity
July 2008 $57,728,487 3.0703850%
August 2008 $95,569,312 3.3008961%
September 2008 $76,841,343 2.7262148%

Table 2a - Interest Rates for Specific Legislation

(Updated October 14, 2008)

Legislation Rate
3 Month Period Ending 12/31/07 3 Month Period Ending 03/31/08 3 Month Period Ending 06/30/08 3 Month Period Ending 09/30/08
Higher Education Act of 1965 - Section 438(b)(2) and Section 731(b) 3.59% 2.10% 1.71% 1.63%
Public Law 101-514 - Nuclear Waste Fund 3.59% 2.10% 1.71% 1.63%
Health Professions Education Extension Amendment of 1992 - Section 705(b) 3.59% 2.10% 1.71% 1.63%
National Health Services Corps Scholarship Program (42 USC 250(B)(1)(A)) 12-1/8% 11-3/8% 11-1/8% 11-3/8%
National Research Service Award Program (42 USC 288(c)(4)(B)) 12-1/8% 11-3/8% 11-1/8% 11-3/8%

Table 2b - Interest Rates for Specific Legislation

(Updated October 1, 2008)

Legislation Rate
Effective Jan - Mar 2008 Effective Apr - Jun 2008 Effective Jul - Sep 2008 Effective Oct - Dec 2008
Public Law 99-469 - Section 4(a) 3% 1-1/2% 1-7/8% 1-3/8%

Table 3 - Interest Rates for National Consumer Cooperative Bank

(Updated September 16, 2008)

Term (Tranche) Maturity or Next Interest Reset Date Applicable Treasury Rate Rate Adjustment Contract Interest Rate
Quarterly 12/15/2008 1.49% 1.00% 2.49%
2-year 12/15/2009 3.31% 1.00% 4.31%
3-year 12/15/2009 4.63% 1.00% 5.63%
7-year 12/15/2010 3.79% 1.00% 4.79%
10-year 12/15/2013 4.28% 1.00% 5.28%