7 U.S. Code § 901 - Short title

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This chapter may be cited as the “Rural Electrification Act of 1936”.

Source

(May 20, 1936, ch. 432, title I, § 1,49 Stat. 1363; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, § 5, eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2732, 53 Stat. 1434; Oct. 28, 1949, ch. 776, § 2,63 Stat. 948; Pub. L. 103–354, title II, § 235(a)(1),Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3220.)
Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–354added section catchline and text and struck out former text which read as follows: “There is hereby created and established an agency of the United States to be known as the ‘Rural Electrification Administration’, all of the powers of which shall be exercised by an Administrator, who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a term of ten years, and who shall receive a salary of $10,000 per year. This chapter may be cited as the ‘Rural Electrification Act of 1936’.”
1949—Act Oct. 28, 1949, inserted “title I,” in credit of act May 20, 1936.
Short Title of 1993 Amendment

Pub. L. 103–129, § 1,Nov. 1, 1993, 107 Stat. 1356, provided that: “This Act [enacting sections 936d, 936e, and 2008e of this title, amending sections 902, 904, 913, 918, 924, 935, 936c, 937, 939, 940d, 946, 948, 1926, and 2006f of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note below] may be cited as the ‘Rural Electrification Loan Restructuring Act of 1993’.”
Short Title of 1992 Amendment

Pub. L. 102–428, § 1,Oct. 21, 1992, 106 Stat. 2183, provided that: “This Act [amending section 936b of this title] may be cited as the ‘Rural Electrification Administration Improvement Act of 1992’.”
Short Title of 1990 Amendment

Pub. L. 101–624, title XXIII, § 2351(a),Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4038, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle F (§§ 2351–2368) of title XXIII of Pub. L. 101–624, enacting sections 918 and 925 to 928 of this title, amending sections 924, 932, 935, 936, 939, 945, 946, 948, and 950 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section and section 946 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Rural Telecommunications Improvements Act of 1990’.”
Short Title of 1976 Amendment

Pub. L. 94–570, § 1,Oct. 20, 1976, 90 Stat. 2701, provided: “That this Act [amending sections 931 and 935 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 935 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Rural Electrification Administration Technical Amendments Act of 1976’.”
Regulations

Pub. L. 103–129, § 6,Nov. 1, 1993, 107 Stat. 1367, provided that: “Except as provided in section 2(b) of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 [7 U.S.C. 902 (b)] and section 370 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act [7 U.S.C. 2008e], as added by sections 2(c)(1)(C) and 5 of this Act, not later than 45 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 1, 1993], interim final regulations shall be issued by—
“(1) the Administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration to carry out the amendments made by this Act [see Short Title of 1993 Amendment note above] to programs administered by the Administrator;
“(2) the Administrator of the Rural Development Administration to carry out the amendments made by this Act to programs administered by the Administrator; and
“(3) the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out the amendments made by this Act to programs administered by the Farmers Home Administration.”
Transfer of Functions

Functions of all officers, agencies, and employees of Department of Agriculture transferred with certain exceptions, to Secretary of Agriculture by 1953 Reorg. Plan No. 2, § 1, eff. June 4, 1953, 18 F.R. 3219, 67 Stat. 633, set out as a note under section 2201 of this title.
Rural Electrification Administration and its functions and activities transferred to Department of Agriculture, to be administered therein by Administrator under general direction and supervision of Secretary of Agriculture, by 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. See also sections 401 to 404 of that plan for provisions relating to transfer of functions, records, property, personnel, and funds.
Findings; Statement of Policy

Pub. L. 101–624, title XXIII, § 2352,Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4038, provided that:
“(a) Findings.—The Congress finds that—
“(1) making modern telecommunications technology and services available in rural areas in the United States promotes economic development and improves the quality of life in rural areas; and
“(2) the efficient operation of the Rural Telephone Bank and the Rural Electrification Administration telephone loan programs is essential to the continued development of the telecommunications infrastructure in rural areas in the United States.
“(b) Statement of Policy.—It is the policy of the Congress that the Rural Telephone Bank and the Rural Electrification Administration make loans that facilitate the development and enhancement of the rural telecommunications infrastructure in order to make modern telecommunications technology and services available at reasonable rates to the greatest practicable number of people in rural areas in the United States.”

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7 CFR - Agriculture

7 CFR Part 1700 - GENERAL INFORMATION

7 CFR Part 1703 - RURAL DEVELOPMENT

7 CFR Part 1709 - ASSISTANCE TO HIGH ENERGY COST COMMUNITIES

7 CFR Part 1710 - GENERAL AND PRE-LOAN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES COMMON TO ELECTRIC LOANS AND GUARANTEES

7 CFR Part 1714 - PRE-LOAN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR INSURED ELECTRIC LOANS

7 CFR Part 1717 - POST-LOAN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES COMMON TO INSURED AND GUARANTEED ELECTRIC LOANS

7 CFR Part 1718 - LOAN SECURITY DOCUMENTS FOR ELECTRIC BORROWERS

7 CFR Part 1720 - GUARANTEES FOR BONDS AND NOTES ISSUED FOR ELECTRIFICATION OR TELEPHONE PURPOSES

7 CFR Part 1721 - POST-LOAN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR INSURED ELECTRIC LOANS

7 CFR Part 1724 - ELECTRIC ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES AND DESIGN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

7 CFR Part 1726 - ELECTRIC SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

7 CFR Part 1728 - ELECTRIC STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION

7 CFR Part 1730 - ELECTRIC SYSTEM OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

7 CFR Part 1735 - GENERAL POLICIES, TYPES OF LOANS, LOAN REQUIREMENTS—TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM

7 CFR Part 1737 - PRE-LOAN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES COMMON TO INSURED AND GUARANTEED TELECOMMUNICATIONS LOANS

7 CFR Part 1738 - RURAL BROADBAND ACCESS LOANS AND LOAN GUARANTEES

7 CFR Part 1744 - POST-LOAN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES COMMON TO GUARANTEED AND INSURED TELEPHONE LOANS

7 CFR Part 1751 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM PLANNING AND DESIGN CRITERIA, AND PROCEDURES

7 CFR Part 1753 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

7 CFR Part 1755 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICIES ON SPECIFICATIONS, ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS, AND STANDARD CONTRACT FORMS

7 CFR Part 1767 - ACCOUNTING REQUIREMENTS FOR RUS ELECTRIC BORROWERS

7 CFR Part 1770 - ACCOUNTING REQUIREMENTS FOR RUS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BORROWERS

7 CFR Part 1773 - POLICY ON AUDITS OF RUS BORROWERS

7 CFR Part 1785 - LOAN ACCOUNT COMPUTATIONS, PROCEDURES AND POLICIES FOR ELECTRIC AND TELEPHONE BORROWERS

7 CFR Part 1786 - PREPAYMENT OF RUS GUARANTEED AND INSURED LOANS TO ELECTRIC AND TELEPHONE BORROWERS

7 CFR Part 1787

7 CFR Part 1788 - RUS FIDELITY AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRIC AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS BORROWERS

7 CFR Part 1792 - COMPLIANCE WITH OTHER FEDERAL STATUTES, REGULATIONS, AND EXECUTIVE ORDERS

 

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