7 U.S. Code § 913 - Definitions

In this chapter:
(1) Farm
The term “farm” means a farm, as defined by the Bureau of the Census.
(2) Indian tribe
The term “Indian tribe” has the meaning given the term in section 450b of title 25.
(3) Rural area
Except as provided otherwise in this chapter, the term “rural area” means the farm and nonfarm population of—
(A) any area described in section 1991 (a)(13)(C) of this title; and
(B) any area within a service area of a borrower for which a borrower has an outstanding loan made under subchapters I through V as of the date of enactment of this paragraph.
(4) Territory
The term “territory” includes any insular possession of the United States.
(5) Secretary
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture.

Source

(May 20, 1936, ch. 432, title I, § 13,49 Stat. 1367; Oct. 28, 1949, ch. 776, § 2,63 Stat. 948; Pub. L. 103–129, § 2(c)(3),Nov. 1, 1993, 107 Stat. 1363; Pub. L. 103–354, title II, § 235(a)(6),Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3221; Pub. L. 110–234, title VI, § 6104,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1195; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title VI, § 6104,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1957.)
References in Text

The date of enactment of this paragraph, referred to in par. (3)(B), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–246, which was approved June 18, 2008.
Codification

Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234were repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
Amendments

2008—Pub. L. 110–246, § 6104, amended section generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “As used in this chapter the term ‘rural area’, except as provided in section 924 (b) of this title, shall be deemed to mean any area of the United States not included within the boundaries of any urban area, as defined by the Bureau of the Census, and such term shall be deemed to include both the farm and nonfarm population thereof; the term ‘farm’ shall be deemed to mean a farm as defined in the publications of the Bureau of the Census; the term ‘person’ shall be deemed to mean any natural person, firm, corporation, or association; the term ‘Territory’ shall be deemed to include any insular possession of the United States; and the term ‘Secretary’ shall be deemed to mean the Secretary of Agriculture.”
1994—Pub. L. 103–354inserted before period at end “; and the term ‘Secretary’ shall be deemed to mean the Secretary of Agriculture”.
1993—Pub. L. 103–129inserted “, except as provided in section 924 (b) of this title,” before “shall be deemed to mean” and substituted “urban area, as defined by the Bureau of the Census” for “city, village, or borough having a population in excess of fifteen hundred inhabitants,”.
1949—Act Oct. 28, 1949, inserted “title I,” in credit of act May 20, 1936.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234by Pub. L. 110–246effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.

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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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