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2009 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 2009 through June 2009 are listed below. You will leave this site if you choose to access these Federal Register publications.

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2009 Federal Register Items (January - December)

September 25, 2009

Proposed Collection: Comment Request

Action: Notice and request for comments.

Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Application By Survivors for Payment of Bond or Check Issued Under the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, as amended.

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(file size 73KB, uploaded 09/25/09)

September 25, 2009

Proposed Collection: Comment Request

Action: Notice and request for comments.

Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Request to reissue U.S. Savings Bonds to a personal trust.

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(file size 73KB, uploaded 09/25/09)

September 25, 2009

Proposed Collection: Comment Request

Action: Notice and request for comments.

Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Application For Recognition as Natural Guardian of a Minor Not Under Legal Guardianship and for Disposition of Minor's Interest in Registered Securities.

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(file size 72KB, uploaded 09/25/09)

September 15, 2009

Sale and Issue of Marketable Book-Entry Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds; Customer Confirmation Reporting Requirement Threshold Amount, 31 CFR Part 356

Action: Final rule.

Treasury recently raised the customer confirmation reporting requirement threshold amount from $750 million to $2 billion for all Treasury marketable securities auctions. This final rule amends Treasury’s auction rules to conform to the new $2 billion threshold amount.

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(file size 55K, uploaded 09/15/09)

July 17, 2009

Privacy Act of 1974: System of Records

Action: Notice of modification of privacy act system of records.

The Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD) is publishing notice of a proposed modification of our Controlled Access Security System (Treasury/BPD.004) system of records, as required under the Privacy Act of 1974. The modification adds a new category of records maintained in the system and a new method of retrieving the records in the system.

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(file size 46K, uploaded 07/17/09)

June 1, 2009

Sale and Issue of Marketable Book-Entry Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds

Action: Final Rule

Department of the Treasury is issuing in final form amendments to the Uniform Offering Circular for the Sale and Issue of Marketable Book-Entry Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds. This final rule makes conforming changes to several sections of the Uniform Offering Circular to be consistent with Treasury's current auction practices.

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(file size 66K, uploaded 06/18/09)

April 29, 2009

Regulations Governing Securities Held in TreasuryDirect

Action: Final Rule

TreasuryDirect is an account-based, book-entry, online system for purchasing, holding, and conducting transactions in Treasury securities. To date, TreasuryDirect has only been available for individual account owners. This final rule will permit certain specified entities to open accounts in TreasuryDirect.

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(file size 66K, uploaded 04/29/09)