16 U.S. Code § 2104a - Pest and Disease Revolving Loan Fund
The term “authorized equipment” means any equipment necessary for the management of forest land.
An amount not exceeding 10 percent of the amounts in the Fund shall be available for each fiscal year to pay the administrative expenses necessary to carry out this section.
The interest rate on any loan made by the Secretary under this paragraph shall be a rate equal to 2 percent.
Not later than 180 days after the date on which an eligible unit of local government receives a loan provided by the Secretary under subparagraph (A), the eligible unit of local government shall submit to the Secretary a report that describes each purchase made by the eligible unit of local government using assistance provided through the loan.
To be eligible to receive a loan from the Secretary under paragraph (1), in accordance with each requirement described in subparagraph (B), an eligible unit of local government shall enter into an agreement with the Secretary to establish a loan repayment schedule relating to the repayment of the loan.
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Fund such sums as are necessary to carry out this section.
Section was enacted as part of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, and not as part of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 which comprises this chapter.
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