In Lieu of Surety Bonds

Public Money: Regulations and Guidance

31 CFR 202: Depositaries and Financial Agents of the Federal Government

This regulation governs the designation of Depositaries and Financial Agents of the Federal Government, and their authorization to accept deposits of public money and to perform other services as may be required of them. Public money includes, but is not limited to, revenue and funds of the United States, and any funds the deposit of which is subject to the control or regulation of the United States or any of its officers, agents, or employees. This regulation replaces the Treasury Circular 176.

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31 CFR 380: Collateral Acceptability and Valuation

This regulation governs the acceptability and valuation of all collateral pledged to secure deposits of public monies and other financial interests of the Federal Government under Treasury's three Fiscal Service collateral programs. These programs are titled and described in existing parts of the Code of Federal Regulations as: Depositaries and Financial Agents of the Government (31 CFR part 202); Payment of Federal Taxes and the Treasury Tax and Loan Program (31 CFR part 203); and Acceptance of Bonds Secured by Government Obligations in Lieu of Bonds with Sureties (31 CFR part 225).

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Federal Register: September 13, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 178) Rules and Regulations Page 55425-55427 from the "Federal Register Online" via GPO Access

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   Last Updated:  September 05, 2014