7 U.S. Code § 912 - Extension of time for repayment of loans
The Secretary is authorized and empowered to extend the time of payment of interest or principal of any loans made by the Secretary pursuant to this chapter, except that, with respect to any loan made under section 904 or 922 of this title, the payment of interest or principal shall not be extended more than five years after such payment shall have become due.
The total amount of a deferment under this subsection shall not exceed the sum of the principal and interest on the loans made to a customer of the borrower, as determined by the Secretary.
2008—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–246, § 6103, added subsec. (c).
1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–127 substituted “, except that, with respect to any loan” for “: Provided, however, That with respect to any loan” and struck out “, and with respect to any loan made under section 905 of this title, the payment of principal or interest shall not be extended more than two years after such payment shall have become due: And provided further, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to any obligations or the security therefor which may be held by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation under the provisions of section 903 of this title” after “such payment shall have become due”.
1994—Subsecs. (a), (b)(1), (4). Pub. L. 103–354 substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” wherever appearing.
1990—Pub. L. 101–624 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
1949—Act Oct. 28, 1949, inserted “or section 922” after “904” in first proviso, and inserted “title I,” in credit of act May 20, 1936.