7 U.S. Code § 2006a - Borrower training
Subject to paragraph (2), to be eligible to obtain a direct loan under this chapter, a borrower must obtain management assistance under this section, appropriate to the management ability of the borrower (as determined by the appropriate county committee during the determination of eligibility for the loan).
The Secretary shall issue regulations establishing guidelines and curriculum for the borrower training program established under this section.
A borrower shall pay for training received under this section, and may use funds from operating loans made under subchapter II to pay for the training.
The Secretary shall establish criteria providing for the application of paragraph (1) consistently in all counties nationwide.
For definition of “this chapter”, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (c), see note set out under section 1921 of this title.
2014—Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 113–79 substituted “section 1922(a)(1)(B) or 1941(a)(1)(B)” for “section 1922(a)(2) or 1941(a)(2)”.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 107–171, § 5316, added subsec. (f) and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (f). Text read as follows: “The Secretary may waive the requirements of this section for an individual borrower on a determination by the county committee that the borrower demonstrates adequate knowledge in areas described in this section.”
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–277, § 101(a) [title VIII, § 805(3)(A)], struck out “and guaranteed” after “direct”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–277, § 101(a) [title VIII, § 805(3)(B)], struck out “or guaranteed” after “direct” in pars. (1) and (2).