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2002 Federal Register Items (January - December)

The Federal Register is a daily publication used to provide notice of proposed or final changes to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), including the regulations of the Bureau of the Public Debt. The Federal Register is also used to provide other important information or requests for information. The most important items relating to the Bureau of the Public Debt published in the Federal Register from January 2002 through December 2002 are listed below. You will leave this site if you choose to access these Federal Register publications.

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2002 Federal Register Items (January - December)

December 24, 2002

31 CFR Parts 352 Offering of United States Savings Bonds, Series HH


ACTION: Final rule.
This Final Rule amends the offering of Series HH United States Savings Bonds to permit the investment yield to be changed by announcement by the Secretary of the Treasury or the Secretary's designee. The change affects bonds that are issued or enter into an extended maturity period on or after January 1, 2003. Permitting the investment yield to be set by announcement provides flexibility in reflecting changes in prevailing interest rates.

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November 12, 2002

Sale and Issue of Marketable Book-Entry Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds; Reporting of Net Long Position and Application of the 35 Percent Limit

ACTION: Final Rule

The Department of the Treasury is issuing in final form an amendment to the regulation “Uniform Offering Circular for the Sale and Issue of Marketable Book-Entry Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds.” This amendment modifies the net long position (“NLP”) reporting threshold for all Treasury marketable securities auctions. The threshold, currently $1 billion for Treasury bill auctions and $2 billion for Treasury note auctions, is being changed to 35 percent of the offering amount in each auction.

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(file size 54K, uploaded 06/18/09)

October 17, 2002

31 CFR Parts 351, 357, 359, 360 and 363 Regulations Governing Treasury Securities; New Treasury Direct System


ACTION: Final rule.
We are implementing a new book-entry, online system for purchasing, holding and conducting transactions in Treasury securities. The system is known as New Treasury Direct.

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May 14, 2002

31 CFR Part 1 Departmental Offices; Disclosure of Records; Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act of 1974; Implementation


ACTION: Final rule.
The Department of the Treasury is amending its regulations concerning the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and the Privacy Act, (Privacy Act), by revising regulations to specify new addresses for the Bureau of the Public Debt. We are also identifying a new official responsible for administrative appeals of initial determinations.

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February 15, 2002

31 CFR Part 357 Regulations Governing Book-Entry Treasury Bonds, Notes and Bills


Action: Interim rule with request for comments.

The Department of the Treasury is making technical changes to the Regulations Governing Book-Entry Treasury Bonds, Notes and Bills held in the commercial book-entry system (the “TRADES regulations”), so that they conform to certain provisions in Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code--Secured Transactions. In addition, Treasury is rewriting the TRADES regulations in plain language, without any additional substantive changes.

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