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Title 7Subtitle BChapter XVIIISubchapter HPart 1951Subpart E → §1951.203

Title 7: Agriculture
Subpart E—Servicing of Community and Direct Business Programs Loans and Grants

§1951.203   Definitions.

(a) Approval official. An official who has been delegated loan and/or grant approval authorities within applicable programs.

(b) Assumption of debt. The agreement by one party to legally bind itself to pay the debt incurred by another.

(c) CONACT. The Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended.

(d) Eligible applicant. An entity that would be legally qualified for financial assistance under the loan or grant program involved in the servicing action.

(e) Ineligible applicant. An entity or individual that would not be considered eligible for financial assistance under the loan or grant program involved in the servicing action.

(f) Nonprogram (NP) loan. An NP loan exists when credit is extended to an ineligible applicant and/or transferee in connection with loan assumptions or sale of inventory property; any recipient in cases of unauthorized assistance; or a recipient whose legal organization has changed as set forth in §1951.220(e) of this subpart resulting in the borrower being ineligible for program benefits.

(g) Servicing office. The State, District, or County Office responsible for immediate servicing functions for the borrower or grantee.

(h) Transfer fee. A one-time nonrefundable application fee, charged to ineligible applicants for Rural Development services rendered in the processing of a transfer and assumption.

[55 FR 4399, Feb. 8, 1990, as amended at 69 FR 70884, Dec. 8, 2004]

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