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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 (now the Bureau of the Fiscal Service) 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 15, 2020)

Month Year Dollar Amt. Sold ($000) Avg. Yield to Maturity
July  2020 $278,201,749.70 0.4439087%
August  2020 $366,642,022.70 0.5364334%
September  2020 $313,672,434.10 0.4813521%

Table 2a - Interest Rates for Specific Legislation

(Updated October 13, 2020)

Legislation Rate
3 Month Period Ending 3/31/2020 3 Month Period Ending 6/30/2020 3 Month Period Ending 9/30/2020 3 Month Period Ending 12/31/2020
Higher Education Act of 1965 - Section 438(b)(2) and Section 731(b) 1.61% 1.11% 0.15% 0.11%
Public Law 101-514 - Nuclear Waste Fund 1.61% 1.11% 0.15% 0.11%
Health Professions Education Extension Amendment of 1992 - Section 705(b) 1.61% 1.11% 0.15% 0.11%
National Health Services Corps Scholarship Program (42 USC 254o(b)) 10-1/4% 9-5/8% 9-1/2% 9-3/8%
National Research Service Award Program (42 USC 288(c)(4)(B)) 10-1/4% 9-5/8% 9-1/2% 9-3/8%

Table 2b - Interest Rates for Specific Legislation

(Updated October 1, 2020)

Legislation Rate
Effective Jan - Mar 2020 Effective Apr - Jun 2020 Effective Jul - Sep 2020 Effective Oct - Dec 2020
Public Law 99-469 - Section 4(a) 1-5/8% 3/4% 1/8% 1/8%
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Immigration Bond (8 USC 1363(a)) 1.61% 1.11% 0.15% 0.11%