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Treasury Makes New Mailing Lists Available Via The Internet

Recently, the U.S. Department of Treasury (Treasury) allowed interestedparties to sign up for the followingtwo new mailing list notificationpages via the Bureau of the PublicDebt's Web site:

  • One page contains three mailing lists related to government securities market regulation and allows individuals to receive e-mail notification of new regulatory issuances.


  • The second page contains three mailing lists related to the auction of Treasury marketable securities and allows individuals to receive e-mail notification of new press releases.

Government Securities Market Regulation Area

In the government securities market regulation area, anyone signing up for the Auction Rule (Uniform Offering Circular) Amendments and Interpretations mailing list will receive an e-mail notification when Treasury issues any rule amendments or interpretations specifically related to 31 CFR Part 356. Those signing up for the Government Securities Act Rule Amendments, Interpretations and Exemptions mailing list will receive an e-mail whenever there are any new issuances specifically related to 17 CFR Chapter IV.

Anyone who signs up for the Notification of Calls for Large Position Reports mailing list will be notified by e-mailany time Treasury announces a call(test or actual) for large position reports. Large position notifications are for entities that may potentially have a reportable position of $2 billion or more in a particular Treasury security. Treasury advises market participants not to rely solely on their inclusion in this mailing list for notice of a call. As in the past, whenever Treasury announces a call, it will continue to issue a press release and a Federal Registernotice, post information on its Web site, and ask industry groups and regulators to notify their members.

The sign-up page for these regulatory issuances can be found at: www.publicdebt.treas.gov/cgi-bin/cgi wrap/~www/signup.cgi?cat=gsrs

Currently, you can also reach this page by going to the Public Debt's Web site (www.publicdebt.treas.gov), select the "Government Securities Market Regulation" image, then choose the "Sign up for our Government Securities Market Regulation mailing lists" option.

Treasury Securities Auction Area

Anyone who signs up for the Auction Announcement Press Releases, Auction Results Press Releases,and Inflation-Indexed Security CPI Press Release mailing lists will receive an e-mail whenever a new related press release is issued. The sign-up page for these auction-related press releases is located at: www.publicdebt.treas.gov/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/~www/signup.cgi?cat=of

Currently, you can also reach this page by going to the Public Debt's Web site (www.publicdebt.treas.gov ), select "auction information" in the paragraph of text relating to "T-bills, Notes and Bonds," then choose the "Sign up for our Treasury Marketable Securities mailing lists" option.

Questions regarding the government securities market regulation mailing lists can be directed to the U.S. Department of Treasury, Government Securities Regulations staff at (202) 219-3632. Questions regarding the auction information mailing lists can be directed to the U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Financing at (202) 219-3350.

Comment Period Extended

The comment period for Notice to Members 98-81, originally scheduled to expire on November 30, 1998, was extended to January 15, 1999.


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