15 U.S. Code § 689d - Debentures
The Administrator may guarantee the timely payment of principal and interest, as scheduled, on debentures issued by any New Markets Venture Capital company.
The Administrator may make guarantees under this section on such terms and conditions as it deems appropriate, except that the term of any debenture guaranteed under this section shall not exceed 15 years.
The full faith and credit of the United States is pledged to pay all amounts that may be required to be paid under any guarantee under this part.
Under this section, the Administrator may guarantee the debentures issued by a New Markets Venture Capital company only to be  extent that the total face amount of outstanding guaranteed debentures of such company does not exceed 150 percent of the private capital of the company, as determined by the Administrator.
 So in original. Probably should be “the”.