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§ 2-604. Department authority

West's Annotated Code of MarylandAgriculture

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 2. Department of Agriculture (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Farmer Disaster Loan Program
MD Code, Agriculture, § 2-604
§ 2-604. Department authority
The Department may:
(1) Make farmer disaster loans and extend or modify the terms of an existing loan, set the principal amounts and maturities (not exceeding five years) thereof, enforce them according to their terms, and execute all necessary and convenient documents in connection therewith; foreclose mortgages; and obtain and enforce deficiency judgments. Approval or execution by the Board of Public Works is not needed to assign for value, to release loans when paid, or to accomplish foreclosures.
(2) Require and obtain appraisals, credit information, and other information necessary or desirable to make sound loans, and to adopt reasonably minimum requirements of creditworthiness and security.
(3) Contract for services relating to any aspect of the operations of the program in accordance with procedures required by law for State contracts.
(4) Adopt, and amend from time to time, in accordance with statutory requirements, rules and regulations governing all aspects of the operation of the program, including definitions of terms.


Acts 1977, c. 783.
MD Code, Agriculture, § 2-604, MD AGRIC § 2-604
Current through all legislation from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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