Farm Loan Programs Loan Making Activities

Docket ID: FSA-2011-0002
Agency: Farm Service Agency (FSA)
Parent Agency: Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The rule will implement the provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill that affect Farm Loan Programs (FLP) Loan Making Division (LMD); there is discretion involved in the implementation. The sections of the 2008 Farm Bill that the 9/23/2010 proposed rule would implement are: 5001, Direct Loans; 5005, Beginning Farmer or Rancher and Socially Disadvantaged Farmer or Rancher Contract Land Sales Program Down Payment Loan Program; 5101, Farming Experience as an Eligibility Requirement; and 5201, Eligibility of Equine Farmers and Ranchers for Emergency Loans. For the development of the rulemaking that would implement section 5501, Loans to Purchase Highly Fractionated Land, FSA conducted Tribal consultation. The rule would allow individual tribal members to qualify for Indian Land Acquisition loans. This will be published as a separate proposed rule.
RIN: 0560-AI03
Impacts and Effects: Energy
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 761,7 CFR 762,7 CFR 764,7 CFR 765,7 CFR 766,7 CFR 767
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2011
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: PL 110-246
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM09/23/201075 FR 57866
NPRM Comment Period End11/22/2010
Final Rule12/02/201176 FR 75427
Final Rule Effective01/03/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: FLP Loan Making
Subtype: Significant; Not Major
Type: Rulemaking
Program: Direct Loans

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Nov 22, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/29/2010
ID: FSA-2011-0002-0002
Comment Period Closed
Nov 22, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/23/2010
ID: FSA-2011-0002-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/24/2011
ID: FSA-2011-0002-0004


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Deirdre Holder
Director, Regulatory Review Group
202 205-5851
202 720-5233 (Fax)
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20250-0572
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