7 U.S. Code § 915 - Purchase of financial and credit reports
The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to purchase such financial and credit reports as may be necessary to carry out the Secretary’s authorized work:
Section was enacted as part of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944, and not as part of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 which constitutes this chapter.
1994—Pub. L. 103–354 substituted “Secretary of Agriculture” for “Rural Electrification Administration” and “the Secretary’s” for “its”.