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Title 7Subtitle BChapter XLIIPart 4279Subpart C → §4279.279

Title 7: Agriculture
Subpart C—Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Loans

§4279.279   Transfer of Lenders.

(a) The Agency may approve the substitution of a new eligible Lender in place of a former Lender who has been issued an outstanding Conditional Commitment when the Loan Note Guarantee has not yet been issued provided that there are no changes in the:

(1) Borrower's ownership or control, loan purposes, or scope of Project;

(2) Loan terms and conditions in the Conditional Commitment; and

(3) Loan Agreement.

(b) The Agency must determine that the new Lender is eligible in accordance with §4279.208 prior to approving the substitution. The original Lender must provide the Agency with a letter stating the reasons it no longer desires to be a Lender for the Project. The substituted Lender must execute a new part B of Form 4279-1 and Lender's Agreement (unless a valid Lender's Agreement with the Agency already exists), and must complete a new Lender's analysis in accordance with §4279.215. The new Lender may also be required to provide other updated application items outlined in §4279.261(k).

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