§ 901 Short title
§ 902 General authority of Secretary of Agriculture
§ 903 Authorization of appropriations
§ 904 Loans for electrical plants and transmission lines
§ 905 Fees for certain loan guarantees
§ 906 Funding for administrative expenses
§ 906a Use of funds outside the United States or its territories prohibited
§ 907 Acquisition of property pledged for loans; disposition; sale of pledged property by borrower
§ 908 Limitations on use of assistance
§ 909 Administration on nonpolitical basis; dismissal of officers or employees for violating provision
§ 911 Acceptance of services of Federal or State officers; application of civil service laws; expenditures for supplies and equipment
§ 912 Extension of time for repayment of loans
§ 912a Rescheduling and refinancing of loans
§ 913 Definitions
§ 914 Separability
§ 915 Purchase of financial and credit reports
§ 916 Criteria for loans
§ 917 Prohibition on restricting water and waste facility services to electric customers
§ 918 General prohibitions
§ 918a Energy generation, transmission, and distribution facilities efficiency grants and loans in rural communities with extremely high energy costs
§ 918b Acquisition of existing systems in rural communities with high energy costs
§ 918c Rural and remote communities electrification grants

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 7 > Chapter 31 > Subchapter I - Rural Electrification

  • asexually reproduced: means produced by a method of plant propagation using vegetative material (other than seed) from a single parent, including cuttings, grafting, tissue culture, and propagation by root division. See 7 USC 2401
  • association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 1 USC 5
  • basic seed: means the seed planted to produce certified or commercial seed. See 7 USC 2401
  • breeder: means the person who directs the final breeding creating a variety or who discovers and develops a variety. See 7 USC 2401
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 1 USC 2
  • Department of Agriculture: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 USC 2279j
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • kind: means one or more related species or subspecies singly or collectively known by one common name, such as soybean, flax, or radish. See 7 USC 2401
  • oath: includes affirmation, and "sworn" includes affirmed. See 1 USC 1
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other entity. See
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States. See 7 USC 2279j
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture. See
  • sexually reproduced: includes any production of a variety by seed, but does not include the production of a variety by tuber propagation. See 7 USC 2401
  • State: means a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See 1 USC 7
  • tuber propagated: means propagated by a tuber or a part of a tuber. See 7 USC 2401
  • variety: means a plant grouping within a single botanical taxon of the lowest known rank, that, without regard to whether the conditions for plant variety protection are fully met, can be defined by the expression of the characteristics resulting from a given genotype or combination of genotypes, distinguished from any other plant grouping by the expression of at least one characteristic and considered as a unit with regard to the suitability of the plant grouping for being propagated unchanged. See 7 USC 2401
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 1 USC 1