42 U.S. Code § 9812a - Interest rates payable on certain rural development loans; assignment of loan contracts

(a) Modification of interest rates
Notwithstanding any other provision of law—
(1) any outstanding loan made after December 31, 1982, by the Secretary of Health and Human Services; or
(2) any loan made after September 30, 1986;
with moneys from the Rural Development Loan Fund established by section 9812 (c)(1) of this title or with funds available (before October 27, 1998) under section 9910 (a) of this title (as in effect before October 27, 1998) to an intermediary borrower shall bear interest at a fixed rate equal to the rate of interest that was in effect on the date of issuance for loans made in 1980 with such moneys or such funds if the weighted average rate of interest for all loans made after December 31, 1982, by such intermediary borrower with such moneys or such funds does not exceed the sum of 6 percent and the rate of interest payable under this subsection by such intermediary borrower.
(b) Assignment of certain loan contracts
Any contract for a loan made during the period beginning on December 31, 1982, and ending on September 30, 1986, with—
(1) moneys from the Rural Development Loan Fund established by section 9812 (c)(1) of this title; or
(2) funds available (before October 27, 1998) under section 9910 (a) of this title (as in effect before October 27, 1998);
to an intermediary borrower that is a county government may be assigned by such borrower to an entity to which such loan could have been made for the purpose for which such contract was made. Any entity to which such contract is so assigned shall be substituted as a party to such contract and shall be obligated to carry out such contract and the purpose for which such contract was made.

Source

(Pub. L. 99–425, title IV, § 407(a), (b),Sept. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 971; Pub. L. 105–285, title II, § 202(c),Oct. 27, 1998, 112 Stat. 2755.)
References in Text

Section 9910 of this title, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b)(2), was in the original a reference to section 681 ofPub. L. 97–35. Section 681 ofPub. L. 97–35was omitted, and a new section 681 enacted, in the general amendment of chapter 106 of this title by Pub. L. 105–285, title II, § 201,Oct. 27, 1998, 112 Stat. 2728. The new section 681 is classified to section 9922 of this title.
Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1986, and not as part of the Community Economic Development Act of 1981 which comprises this subchapter.
Amendments

1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–285, § 202(c)(1), in concluding provisions, inserted “(before October 27, 1998)” after “funds available” and “(as in effect before October 27, 1998)” after “9910(a) of this title”.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 105–285, § 202(c)(2), inserted “(before October 27, 1998)” after “funds available” and “(as in effect before October 27, 1998)” after “9910(a) of this title”.
Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1986, see section 1001 ofPub. L. 99–425, set out as an Effective Date of 1986 Amendment note under section 8621 of this title.
Transfer of Loan by Utah or Ohio Local Public Body to Nonprofit Corporation

Pub. L. 99–500, § 101(a) [title VI, § 640], Oct. 18, 1986, 100 Stat. 1783, 1783–35, and Pub. L. 99–591, § 101(a) [title VI, § 640], Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3341, 3341–35, purported to amend section 623B(b)(2) of the Community Economic Development Act of 1981, a nonexistent section of that Act (Pub. L. 99–35, title VI, § 611 et seq.), by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any Utah or Ohio local public body to which a loan was made after December 31, 1982, from the Rural Development Loan Fund may, at the discretion of such local public body and with the approval of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, transfer such loan to a nonprofit corporation designated by such body to serve as an intermediate borrower and to carry out the purposes of the loan.”

 

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