12 U.S. Code § 2206a. Authority of Farm Credit Banks and direct lender associations to participate in loans to similar entities for risk management purposes
2002—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 107–171, § 5401(b)(1), substituted “2122(11)(B)(iii) of this title” for “2122(11)(B)(iv) of this title”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–171, § 5401(b)(2), struck out heading and text of subsec. (c). Text read as follows:
“(1) In general.—With respect to a similar entity that is eligible to borrow from a bank for cooperatives under subchapter III of this chapter, the authority of a Farm Credit Bank or association to participate in a loan to the entity under this section shall be subject to the prior approval of the bank for cooperatives having, at the time the loan is made, the greatest loan volume in the State in which the headquarters office of the similar entity is located.
“(2) Terms and conditions.—Approval under paragraph (1) may be granted on an annual basis and under such terms and conditions as may be agreed on between the Farm Credit Bank or association, as the case may be, and the bank for cooperatives granting the approval.
“(3) Approval by supervising farm credit bank.—An association may not participate in a loan to a similar entity under this section without the approval of the supervising Farm Credit Bank of the association.”