United States Code

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§ 2008l.
Eligibility of employees of State, county, or area committee for loans and loan guarantees
(a)
In general

The Secretary shall not prohibit an employee of a State, county or area committee established under section 590h(b)(5) of title 16 or an employee of the Department of Agriculture from obtaining a loan or loan guarantee under subchapter I, II or III of this chapter.

(b)
Approvals
(1)
County or area office

In the case of a loan application from an employee in a county or area office, the Farm Service Agency State office shall be responsible for reviewing and approving the application.

(2)
State office

In the case of a loan application from an employee of a State office, the Farm Service Agency national office shall be responsible for reviewing and approving the application.

(Pub. L. 87–128, title III, § 377, as added Pub. L. 107–171, title V, § 5321, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 349.)
cite as: 7 USC 2008l