12 CFR § 615.5101 - Requirements for issuance.
Except as provided in section 4.2(e) of the Act, each debt obligation shall meet the following requirements:
(a) Each debt obligation shall be issued through the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation acting for System banks.
(b) Each debt obligation shall be authorized by resolution of the board(s) of directors of the issuer(s). Each participating bank shall provide, in its authorizing resolution, for its primary liability on the portion of any consolidated or Systemwide obligation issued on its behalf and be jointly and severally liable for the payment of any additional sums as called upon by the Farm Credit Administration, in accordance with section 4.4 of the Act, in the event any bank primarily liable therefor is unable to pay.
(c) Each issuance of debt obligations shall meet the collateral requirements set forth in subpart B.
(d) Each issuance of debt obligations shall be approved by the Farm Credit Administration.
(1) Consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury required by 31 U.S.C. 9108 shall be conducted by System representatives and shall have occurred prior to each debt issuance.
(2) Under policies adopted by the Board of the Farm Credit Administration, the Chairman will consult with the Secretary of the Treasury on a regular basis concerning the exercise by the System of the powers conferred under section 4.2 of the Act.
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