12 U.S. Code § 2129. Eligibility
The Rural Electrification Act of 1936, referred to in subsec. (b)(1)(A), is act May 20, 1936, ch. 432, 49 Stat. 1363, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 31 (§ 901 et seq.) of Title 7, Agriculture. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 901 of Title 7 and Tables.
1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–105, § 204(a), inserted at end “Any such association that has received a loan from a bank for cooperatives shall, without regard to the requirements of paragraphs (1) through (4), continue to be eligible for so long as more than 50 percent (or such higher percentage as is established by the bank board) of the voting control of the association is held by farmers, producers or harvesters of aquatic products, or eligible cooperative associations.”
Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 104–105, § 205, substituted “are eligible under the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 901 et seq.) for” for “have been certified by the Administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration to be eligible for such” and “loan guarantee from the Administration or the Bank (or a successor of the Administration or the Bank), and” for “loan guarantee, and”.
Subsec. (b)(1)(D). Pub. L. 104–105, § 204(b), substituted “and (4), or under the last sentence, of subsection (a)” for “and (4) of subsection (a)”.
1994—Subsec. (b)(1)(B) to (E). Pub. L. 103–376 redesignated subpars. (C) to (E) as (B) to (D), respectively, realigned margin of subpar. (D), and struck out former subpar. (B) which read as follows: “Any legal entity more than 50 percent of the voting control of which is held by one or more associations or other entities that are eligible to borrow from a bank for cooperatives under subsection (a) of this section or subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, except that any such legal entity, when considered together with one or more such associations or other entities that hold such control, meet the requirement of subsection (a)(3) of this section.”
1992—Subsec. (b)(1)(E). Pub. L. 102–552 added subpar. (E).
1991—Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 102–237, § 502(f)(1), substituted “a percentage” for “A percentage”.
1990—Subsec. (b)(1)(D). Pub. L. 101–624 added subpar. (D).
Pub. L. 100–399, § 410, substituted “makes” for “make” in subsec. (b)(1)(C).
Pub. L. 100–233, § 805(m), redesignated subsec. (1) as subsec. (a) and pars. (a) to (d) as pars. (1) to (4), respectively, in par. (4) redesignated cls. (1) to (3) as (A) to (C), respectively, and in cl. (C) substituted “paragraph (B)” for “paragraph (2)”.
Pub. L. 100–233, § 421, added subsec. (b) and struck out former subsec. (2) which read as follows: “Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter, cooperatives and other entities that have received a loan, loan commitment, or loan guarantee from the Rural Electrification Administration, or a loan or loan commitment from the Rural Telephone Bank, or that have been certified by the Administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration to be eligible for such a loan, loan commitment, or loan guarantee, and subsidiaries of such cooperatives or other entities, shall also be eligible to borrow from a bank for cooperatives.”
1985—Pub. L. 99–198, § 1322(1), designated existing provisions as subsec. (1) and added subsec. (2).
1980—Pub. L. 96–592, § 305(1), inserted reference to aquatic business in introductory text.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–592, § 305(2), inserted reference to aquatic business services or services to eligible cooperatives.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–592, § 305(3), substituted “60” for “70”, and designated former parenthetical material as item (1), and added items (2) and (3) and limitation with respect to any type of association or cooperative.
Amendment by section 502(f) of Pub. L. 102–237 effective as if included in the provision of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101–624, to which the amendment relates, see section 1101(b)(4) of Pub. L. 102–237, set out as a note under section 1421 of Title 7, Agriculture.