Program Regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government produced by the Office of the Federal Register and the Government Publishing Office. Below are the regulations that pertain .

Rural Business-Cooperative Service

7 CFR 4274 Subpart D

Intermediary Relending Program (IRP)

7 CFR 4279 Subpart C

Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Loans

7 CFR 4284 Subpart F

Rural Cooperative Development Grants

7 CFR 4285 Subpart A

Federal-State Research on Cooperatives Program Cooperative Agreements

7 CFR 4287 Subpart B

Servicing Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans Servicing

7 CFR 4288 Subpart A

Repowering Assistance Payments to Eligible Biorefineries Payment Programs

7 CFR 4279 Subpart B

Business and Industry Loans

7 CFR 4280 Subpart A

Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Programs

7 CFR 4280 Subpart B

Rural Energy for America Program

7 CFR 4280 Subpart D

Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program

7 CFR 4280 Subpart E

Rural Business Development Grants

7 CFR 4284 Subpart A

General Requirements for Cooperative Services Grant Programs

7 CFR 4284 Subpart J

Value-Added Producer Grant Program

7 CFR 4284 Subpart K

Agriculture Innovation Demonstration Centers

7 CFR 4287 Subpart D

Servicing Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Manufacturing Assistance Guaranteed Loans

7 CFR 4288 Subpart B

Advanced Biofuel Payment Program General Provisions

7 CFR 4290 Subpart A

Introduction to Part 4290

7 CFR 4290 Subpart C

Qualifications for the RBIC Program

7 CFR 4290 Subpart D

Application and Approval Process for RBIC Licensing

7 CFR 4290 Subpart E

Evaluation and Selection of RBICs

7 CFR 4290 Subpart F

Changes in Ownership, Structure, or Control

7 CFR 4290 Subpart G

Managing the Operations of a RBIC

7 CFR 4290 Subpart H

Recordkeeping, Reporting, and Examination Requirements for RBICs

7 CFR 4290 Subpart I

Financing of Enterprises by RBICs

7 CFR 4290 Subpart J

Financial Assistance for RBICs (Leverage)

7 CFR 4290 Subpart K

RBIC's Noncompliance with Terms of Leverage

7 CFR 4290 Subpart L

Ending Operations as a RBIC

7 CFR 4290 Subpart M

Miscellaneous

7 CFR 4290 Subpart N

Requirements for Operational Assistance Grants to RBICs

7 CFR 4290 Subpart O

Additional Requirements for Non-Leveraged Licensees and Exceptions to Regulations

7 CFR 1900 Subpart A

Delegations of Authority

7 CFR 1900 Subpart B

Adverse Decisions and Administrative Appeals

7 CFR 1900 Subpart C

Applicability of Federal Law

7 CFR 1900 Subpart D

Processing and Servicing Rural Development Assistance to Employees, Relatives, and Associates

7 CFR 1901 Subpart E

Civil Rights Compliance Requirements

7 CFR 1901 Subpart F

Procedures for the Protection of Historical and Archeological Properties

7 CFR 1901 Subpart K

Certificates of Beneficial Ownership and Insured Notes

7 CFR 1902 Subpart A

Supervised Bank Accounts of Loan, Grant, and Other Funds

7 CFR 1910 Subpart B

Credit Reports (Individual)

7 CFR 1910 Subpart C

Commercial Credit Reports

7 CFR 1924 Subpart A

Planning and Performing Construction and Other Development

7 CFR 1924 Subpart C

Planning and Performing Site Development Work

7 CFR 1924 Subpart F

Complaints and Compensation for Construction Defects

7 CFR 1925 Subpart A

Real Estate Tax Servicing

7 CFR 1927 Subpart B

Real Estate Title Clearance and Loan Closing

7 CFR 1940 Subpart L

Methodology and Formulas for Allocation of Loan and Grant Program Funds

7 CFR 1940 Subpart T

System for Delivery of Certain Rural Development Programs

7 CFR 1942 Subpart A

Community Facility Loans

7 CFR 1942 Subpart C

Fire and Rescue and Other Small Community Facilities Projects

7 CFR 4290 Subpart B

Definition of Terms Used in Part 4290

Rural Housing Service

7 CFR 3550

Direct Single Family Housing Loans and Grants

7 CFR 3555

Guaranteed Rural Housing Program

7 CFR 3560

Direct Multi-Family Housing Loans and Grants

7 CFR 3565

Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program

7 CFR 3570 Subpart B

Community Facilities Grant Program

7 CFR 1900 Subpart A

Delegations of Authority

7 CFR 1900 Subpart B

Adverse Decisions and Administrative Appeals

7 CFR 1900 Subpart C

Applicability of Federal Law

7 CFR 1900 Subpart D

Processing and Servicing Rural Development Assistance to Employees, Relatives, and Associates

7 CFR 1901 Subpart E

Civil Rights Compliance Requirements

7 CFR 1901 Subpart F

Procedures for the Protection of Historical and Archeological Properties

7 CFR 1901 Subpart K

Certificates of Beneficial Ownership and Insured Notes

7 CFR 1902 Subpart A

Supervised Bank Accounts of Loan, Grant, and Other Funds

7 CFR 1910 Subpart B

Credit Reports (Individual)

7 CFR 1910 Subpart C

Commercial Credit Reports

7 CFR 1924 Subpart A

Planning and Performing Construction and Other Development

7 CFR 1925 Subpart A

Real Estate Tax Servicing

7 CFR 1924 Subpart C

Planning and Performing Site Development Work

7 CFR 1924 Subpart F

Complaints and Compensation for Construction Defects

7 CFR 1927 Subpart B

Real Estate Title Clearance and Loan Closing

7 CFR 1940 Subpart L

Methodology and Formulas for Allocation of Loan and Grant Program Funds

7 CFR 1940 Subpart T

System for Delivery of Certain Rural Development Programs

7 CFR 1942 Subpart A

Community Facility Loans

7 CFR 1942 Subpart C

Fire and Rescue and Other Small Community Facilities Projects

7 CFR 1944 Subpart B

Housing Application Packaging Grants

7 CFR 1944 Subpart F

Congregate Housing Services Program

7 CFR 1944 Subpart I

Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants

7 CFR 1944 Subpart K

Technical and Supervisory Assistance Grants

7 CFR 1944 Subpart N

Housing Preservation Grants

7 CFR 1948 Subpart B

Section 601 Energy Impacted Area Development Assistance Program

7 CFR 1950 Subpart C

Servicing Accounts of Borrowers Entering the Armed Forces

7 CFR 1951 Subpart A

Accounting Servicing Policies

7 CFR 1951 Subpart C

Offsets of Federal Payments to USDA Agency Borrowers

7 CFR 1951 Subpart D

Final Payment on Loans

7 CFR 1951 Subpart E

Servicing of Community and Direct Business Programs Loans and Grants

7 CFR 1951 Subpart F

Analyzing Credit Needs and Graduation of Borrowers

7 CFR 1951 Subpart O

Servicing Cases Where Unauthorized Loan(s) or Other Financial Assistance Was Received-Community and Insured Business Programs

7 CFR 1951 Subpart R

Rural Development Loan Servicing

7 CFR 1955 Subpart A

Liquidation of Loans Secured by Real Estate and Acquisition of Real and Chattel Property

7 CFR 1955 Subpart B

Management of Property

7 CFR 1955 Subpart C

Disposal of Inventory Property

7 CFR 1956 Subpart B

Debt Settlement - Farm Loan Programs and Multi-Family Housing

7 CFR 1956 Subpart C

Debt Settlement - Community and Business Programs

7 CFR 1957 Subpart A

Rural Housing Asset Sales

7 CFR 1962 Subpart A

Servicing and Liquidation of Chattel Security

7 CFR 1970 Subpart A

Environmental Policies

7 CFR 1970 Subpart B

NEPA Categorical Exclusions

7 CFR 1970 Subpart D

NEPA Environmental Impact Statements

7 CFR 1980 Subpart E

Business and Industrial Loan Program

7 CFR 1980 Subpart K

Strategic Economic and Community Development

7 CFR 3570 Subpart F

Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grants

7 CFR 3575 Subpart A

Community Programs Guaranteed Loans

Rural Utilities Service

7 CFR 1700

General Information

7 CFR 1703

Rural Development

7 CFR 1709

Assistance to High Energy Cost Communities

7 CFR 1710

General and Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Electric Loans and Guarantees

7 CFR 1714

Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures for Insured Electric Loans

7 CFR 1717

Post-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Insured and Guaranteed Electric Loans

7 CFR 1718

Loan Security Documents for Electric Borrowers

7 CFR 1720

Guarantees for Bonds for Electrification or Telephone Purposes

7 CFR 1721

Post-Loan Policies and Procedures for Insured Electric Loans

7 CFR 1724

Architectural Services and Design Policies and Procedures

7 CFR 1726

Electric System Construction Policies and Procedures

7 CFR 1728

Electric Standards and Specifications for Materials and Construction

7 CFR 1730

Electric System Operations and Maintenance

7 CFR 1767

Accounting Requirements for RUS Electric Borrowers

7 CFR 1773

Policy on Audits of RUS Borrowers

7 CFR 1785

Procedures and Policies for Electric and Telephone Borrowers

7 CFR 1786

Prepayment of RUS Guaranteed and Insured Loans to Electric and Telephone Borrowers

7 CFR 1788

RUS Fidelity and Insurance Requirements for Electric and Telecommunications Borrowers

7 CFR 1789

Use of Consultants Funded by Borrowers

7 CFR 1792

Compliance with Other Federal Statutes, Regulations and Executive orders

7 CFR 1700

General Information

7 CFR 1703

Rural Development

7 CFR 1709

Assistance to High Energy Cost Communities

7 CFR 1710

General and Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Electric Loans and Guarantees

7 CFR 1714

Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures for Insured Electric Loans

7 CFR 1717

Post-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Insured and Guaranteed Electric Loans

7 CFR 1718

Loan Security Documents for Electric Borrowers

7 CFR 1720

Guarantees for Bonds for Electrification or Telephone Purposes

7 CFR 1721

1 Post-Loan Policies and Procedures for Insured Electric Loans

7 CFR 1724

Electric Engineering, Architectural Services and Design Policies and Procedures

7 CFR 1726

Electric System Operations and Maintenance

7 CFR 1728

Electric Standards and Specifications for Materials and Construction

7 CFR 1730

Electric System Operations and Maintenance

7 CFR 1735

General Policies, Types of Loans, Loan Requirements Telecommunications Program

7 CFR 1737

Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Insured and Guaranteed Telecommunications Loans

7 CFR 1738

Rural Broadband Access Loans and Loan Guarantees

7 CFR 1739

Broadband Grant Program

7 CFR 1740

Public Television Station Digital Transition Grant Program

7 CFR 1744

Post-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Guaranteed and Insured Telephone Loans

7 CFR 1751

Telecommunications System Planning and Design Criteria, and Procedures

7 CFR 1753

Telecommunications System Construction Policies and Procedures

7 CFR 1755

Telecommunications Standards and Specifications for Materials, Equipment and Construction

7 CFR 1767

Accounting Requirements for RUS Electric Borrowers

7 CFR 1770

Accounting Requirements for RUS Telecommunications Borrowers

7 CFR 1773

Policy on Audits of RUS Borrowers

7 CFR 1775

Technical Assistance Grants

7 CFR 1776

Household Water Well System Grant Program

7 CFR 1777

Section 306C WWD Loans and Grants

7 CFR 1778

Emergency and Imminent Community Water Assistance Grants

7 CFR 1779

Water and Waste Disposal Program Guaranteed Loans

7 CFR 1780

Water and Waste Loans and Grants

7 CFR 1781

Resource Conservation and Development (RCD) Loans and Watershed (WS) Loans and Advances

7 CFR 1782

Servicing of Water and Waste Programs

7 CFR 1783

Revolving fund for Financing Water and Wastewater Projects (Revolving Fund Program)

7 CFR 1784

Section 306D Water Systems for Rural and Native Villages in Alaska

7 CFR 1785

Loan Account Computations, Procedures and Policies for Electric and Telephone Borrowers

7 CFR 1786

Prepayment of RUS Guaranteed and Insured Loans to Electric and Telephone Borrowers

7 CFR 1788

RUS Fidelity and Insurance Requirements for Electric and Telecommunications Borrowers

7 CFR 1789

Use of Consultants Funded by Borrowers

7 CFR 1792

Compliance with Other Federal Statutes, Regulations, and Executive Orders

7 CFR 1970

Environmental Policies and Procedures

7 CFR 1700

General Information

7 CFR 1703

Rural Development

7 CFR 1735

General Policies, Types of Loans, Loan Requirements Telecommunications Program

7 CFR 1737

Pre-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Insured and Guaranteed Telecommunications Loans

7 CFR 1738

Rural Broadband Access Loans and Loan Guarantees

7 CFR 1739

Broadband Grant Program

7 CFR 1740

Public Television Station Digital Transition Grant Program

7 CFR 1744

Post-Loan Policies and Procedures Common to Guaranteed and Insured Telephone Loans

7 CFR 1751

Telecommunications System Planning and Design Criteria, and Procedures

7 CFR 1753

Telecommunications System Construction Policies and Procedures

7 CFR 1755

Telecommunications Standards and Specifications for Materials, Equipment and Construction

7 CFR 1770

Accounting Requirements for RUS Telecommunications Borrowers

7 CFR 1785

Loan Account Computations, Procedures and Policies for Electric and Telephone Borrowers

7 CFR 1786

Prepayment of RUS Guaranteed and Insured Loans to Electric and Telephone Borrowers

7 CFR 1788

RUS Fidelity and Insurance Requirements for Electric and Telecommunications Borrowers

7 CFR 1789

Use of Consultants Funded by Borrowers

7 CFR 1792

Compliance with Other Federal Statutes, Regulations, and Executive Orders

7 CFR 1774

Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households Program

7 CFR 1775

Technical Assistance Grants

7 CFR 1776

Household Water Well System Grant Program

7 CFR 1777

Section 306C WWD Loans and Grants

7 CFR 1778

Emergency and Imminent Community Water Assistance Grants

7 CFR 1779

Water and Waste Disposal Program Guaranteed Loans

7 CFR 1780

Water and Waste Loans and Grants

7 CFR 1781

Resource Conservation and Development (RCD) Loans and Watershed (WS) Loans and Advances

7 CFR 1782

Servicing of Water and Waste Programs

7 CFR 1783

Revolving fund for Financing Water and Wastewater Projects (Revolving Fund Program)

7 CFR 1784

Section 306D Water Systems for Rural and Native Villages in Alaska

7 CFR 1700

General Information

7 CFR 1767

Accounting Requirements for RUS Electric Borrowers

7 CFR 1770

Accounting Requirements for RUS Telecommunications Borrowers

7 CFR 1773

Policy on Audits of RUS Borrowers

2 CFR 200

Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards

2 CFR 416

Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreement to State and Local Governments

2 CFR 417

Government wide Debarment and Suspension (Non-Procurement)

2 CFR 418

New Restrictions on Lobbying