7 CFR 1786.30 - Processing procedure.

§ 1786.30 Processing procedure.

(a)Priority of Processing. The determination of the order or method in which applications or portions of applications will be processed by RUS pursuant to this subpart rests solely within the discretion of the Administrator. RUS expects that a number of prepayment applications will be processed simultaneously. In the event that it becomes necessary to establish priorities of processing, prepayment applications will be processed without regard to the date received, generally in the following order of priority:

(1) Applications from telephone borrowers;

(2) Applications from financially distressed borrowers;

(3) Applications from all other borrowers. When assigning priority to such applications, RUS will consider a number of factors, including without limitation, (i) the number of prepayment applications being processed by the area office; (ii) the novelty or complexity of the proposed transaction; (iii) the method of prepayment; and (iv) the availability of resources. In the event that RUS receives during the initial application period, prepayment applications from such borrowers in an amount less than remaining prepayment authority for each respective program, RUS will establish a new application period and publish a notice to that effect in the Federal Register.

(b)Pro-rated Applications. Standard electric program applications, and telephone program applications will be prorated within their respective application categories to permit partial prepayments in the event that the aggregate amount of prepayment applications received during the application period exceeds the amount of prepayment authority allocated to that application category. In such circumstances, the amount of each borrower's permitted prepayment shall be determined within each respective application category, as follows:

(1) The principal amount of FFB advances under each individual application, which, if prepaid pursuant to this subpart, would result in an economic savings to the borrower, shall be divided by the aggregate principal amount of FFB advances, under all of the applications, which, if prepaid pursuant to this subpart, would result in an economic savings to the borrowers, in order to determine a percentage (hereinafter called a pro-rated percentage) for each borrower;

(2) Each borrower's share of the prepayment authority for its application category shall be equal to the product of (i) the prepayment authority times (ii) the respective pro-rated percentage, and may be used to prepay a portion of any of the borrower's FFB loans listed pursuant to § 1786.31(a)(2);

(3) If any approved prepayment transaction fails to be settled within 180 days of the date the borrower is notified by RUS of its prepayment allocation, RUS may rescind its approval. The unused prepayment authority represented by such a failed transaction is subject to being included in any subsequent notice of a new application period under this subpart; and

(4) In the event that applications from financially distressed borrowers exceed the amount prepayment authority remaining in the financially distressed borrowers' reserve, the Administrator at his discretion shall select one or more of such applications and allocate the reserve. In making such a selection and allocation, the Administrator may consider various factors, including without limitation, (i) the dollar amount of savings to be realized by the proposed prepayment; (ii) the interest rates on the FFB loans proposed to be prepaid; (iii) the magnitude of the default or potential default; and (iv) whether the borrower has previously completed a prepayment under section 306(A).

(c)Notification of Borrowers' Allocations. Promptly after allocating the prepayment authority to borrowers and completing any proration calculations that may be necessary, RUS will return to each borrower submitting a prepayment application pursuant to this subpart, a copy of their Notice of Intent to Prepay the Federal Financing Bank specifying the amount of the borrower's prepayment allocation.

[ 55 FR 1145, Jan. 11, 1990, as amended at 55 FR 49250, Nov. 27, 1990]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE

§ 901 - Short title

§ 902 - General authority of Secretary of Agriculture

§ 903 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 904 - Loans for electrical plants and transmission lines

§ 905 - Fees for certain loan guarantees

§ 906 - Funding for administrative expenses

§ 906a - Use of funds outside the United States or its territories prohibited

§ 907 - Acquisition of property pledged for loans; disposition; sale of pledged property by borrower

§ 908 - Repealed. Pub. L. 104–127, title VII, § 776, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1150

§ 909 - Administration on nonpolitical basis; dismissal of officers or employees for violating provision

§ 910 - Repealed. Pub. L. 104–127, title VII, § 777, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1150

§ 911 - Acceptance of services of Federal or State officers; application of civil service laws; expenditures for supplies and equipment

§ 911a - Repealed. Pub. L. 103–354, title II, § 235(a)(5), Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3221

§ 912 - Extension of time for repayment of loans

§ 912a - Rescheduling and refinancing of loans

§ 913 - Definitions

§ 914 - Separability

§ 915 - Purchase of financial and credit reports

§ 916 - Criteria for loans

§ 917 - Prohibition on restricting water and waste facility services to electric customers

§ 918 - General prohibitions

§ 918a - Energy generation, transmission, and distribution facilities efficiency grants and loans in rural communities with extremely high energy costs

§ 918b - Acquisition of existing systems in rural communities with high energy costs

§ 918c - Rural and remote communities electrification grants

§ 921 - Congressional declaration of policy

§ 921a - Policy of financing of rural telephone program

§ 921b - Policy of expansion of markets for debentures

§ 922 - Loans for rural telephone service

§ 923 - State regulation of telephone service

§ 924 - Definition of telephone service and rural area

§ 925 - Loan feasibility

§ 926 - Certain rural development investments by qualified telephone borrowers not treated as dividends or distributions

§ 927 - General duties and prohibitions

§ 928 - Prompt processing of telephone loans

§ 930 - Congressional declaration of policy

§ 931 - Rural Electrification and Telephone Revolving Fund

§ 931a - Level of loan programs under Rural Electrification and Telephone Revolving Fund

§ 932 - Liabilities and uses of Rural Electrification and Telephone Revolving Fund

§ 933 - Moneys in the Rural Electrification and Telephone Revolving Fund

§ 934 - Authorized financial transactions; interim notes; purchase of obligations for resale; sale of notes and certificates; liens

§ 935 - Insured loans; interest rates and lending levels

§ 936 - Guaranteed loans; accommodations and subordination of liens; interest rates; assignability of guaranteed loans and related guarantees

§ 936a - Prepayment of loans

§ 936b - Sale or prepayment of direct or insured loans

§ 936c - Refinancing and prepayment of FFB loans

§ 936d - Eligibility of distribution borrowers for loans, loan guarantees, and lien accommodations

§ 936e - Administrative prohibitions applicable to certain electric borrowers

§ 936f - Substantially underserved trust areas

§ 937 - Loans from other credit sources

§ 938 - Full faith and credit of the United States

§ 939 - Loan terms and conditions

§ 940 - Refinancing of rural development loans

§ 940a - Repealed. Pub. L. 104–127, title VII, § 780, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1151

§ 940b - Use of funds

§ 940c - Cushion of credit payments program

§ 940c-1

§ 940d - Limitations on authorization of appropriations

§ 940e - Expansion of 911 access

§ 940f - Extension of period of existing guarantee

§ 940g - Electric loans for renewable energy

§ 940h - Bonding requirements

§ 941 - Telephone Bank

§ 942 - General powers

§ 943 - Special provisions governing telephone bank as a Federal agency until conversion of ownership, control, and operation

§ 944 - Governor of telephone bank; functions, powers, and duties

§ 944a - Publication of rural telephone bank policies and regulations

§ 945 - Board of directors

§ 946 - Capitalization

§ 947 - Borrowing power; telephone debentures; issuance; interest rates; terms and conditions; ratio to paid-in capital and retained earnings; investments in debentures;...of the United States; exclusion of transactions from budget totals

§ 948 - Lending power

§ 949 - Telephone bank receipts; availability for obligations and expenditures

§ 950 - Conversion of ownership, control, and operation of telephone bank

§ 950a - Liquidation or dissolution of telephone bank

§ 950b - Borrower net worth

§ 6941 - Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development

§ 6941a - Coordinator for Chronically Underserved Rural Areas

§ 6942 - Rural Utilities Service

§ 6943 - Rural Housing and Community Development Service

§ 6944 - Rural Business and Cooperative Development Service

§ 6945 - Rural Development Disaster Assistance Fund

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