[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 129 (Wednesday, July 6, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39385-39386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-16812]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Payment Policy Change for Access to NOAA Environmental Data, 
Information, and Related Products and Services

AGENCY: National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service 
(NESDIS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Policy Change.

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SUMMARY: NOAA's National Data Centers will not accept checks (nor money 
orders) in payment for orders. Prepayment is required and the accepted 
forms of payment are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, wire 
transfers and Automated Clearing House. Please refer to the NNDC Non-
Federal Customer Payment Policy for additional information.

DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angel Robinson (301) 713-9230 ext 186.

    Dated: June 20, 2011.
Cherish Johnson,
Deputy Chief, Financial Officer (CFO/CAO).

New Payment Policy

NOAA's National Data Centers (NNDC)

[Tax ID 52-0821608]

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), Asheville, NC

National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), Boulder, CO

National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), Silver Spring, MD

Non-Federal Customer Payment Policy

    All non-federal customers must pay in advance unless this 
requirement is

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specifically waived. Please include payment for any RUSH, special 
mailing, or bank transfer fee charges.

*Payment methods*

*Charge Card

    NNDC accepts payment in U.S. currency, by VISA, MasterCard, 
American Express, and Discover. Cardholder's name, charge card 
number, expiration date, and signature are required. When indicating 
this method of payment via mail or fax, the cardholder must sign the 
document authorizing the charge.

*Wire Transfers

    Payments, in U.S. currency, should be sent directly to Federal 
Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045 with 
the following information:

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           Tag name                 Tag number      Required information
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Type/Subtype Code.............  (1,510)..........  1000
Dollar Amount ON-Y............  (2,000)..........  $9,999,999.99
                                                    (EXAMPLE ONLY)
Sender Financial Institution..  (3,100)..........  Sending Fin. Inst's
                                                    Routing & Transit
                                                     and Bank
                                                    Name
Sender Reference..............  (3,320)..........  Completed by Sender
Receiver Financial Institution  (3,400)..........  021030004 TREAS NYC
Beneficiary...................  (4,200)..........  D
                                --NOAA National..  13140001
                                                   Data Centers
Originator to Beneficiary       (6,000)..........  Payment Detail (e.g.
 Info..                                             Order )
Swift Code (if required)......                     FRNYUS33
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** Note: In addition to the total cost of your data/product(s) order,
  you MUST add your bank's wire transfer fee to ensure delays are not
  incurred in processing your request. Please contact your bank for the
  correct wire transfer fee amount.**
* Automated Clearing House (ACH)
Payments, in U.S. currency, should be sent directly to Federal Reserve
  Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045 with the
  following information:


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Company Name...........................  Name of Remitter
Company ID.............................  Tax ID
Company Entry Description..............  FEE (EXAMPLE ONLY)
Date...................................
Receiving Company ABA..................  0510-3670-6
Account Number.........................  540022
Dollar Amount..........................  Supplied by Remitter
Individual ID Number...................  Order  or Pro forma
                                          
Agency Name............................  NOAA National Data Centers
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** Note: In addition to the total cost of your data/product(s) order,
  you MUST add your bank's ACH transfer fee to ensure delays are not
  incurred in processing your request. Please contact your bank for the
  correct ACH transfer fee amount.**

[FR Doc. 2011-16812 Filed 7-5-11; 8:45 am]
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