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[69 Stat. 645]
[69 Stat. 645]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1955

69 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 345-AUG. 11, 1955

paid by the Administrator on funds obtained from the Secretary of the Treasury as provided in subsection (e) of this section. " (d) To obtain funds for loans under this title, the Administrator may issue and have outstanding at any one time notes and obligations for purchase by the Secretary of the Treasury in an amount not to exceed $500,000,000: Provided, That the amount outstanding for other educational facilities, as defined herein, shall not exceed $100,000,000. "(e) Notes or other obligations issued by the Administrator under this title shall be in such forms and denominations, have such maturities, and be subject to such terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the Administrator, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury. Such notes or other obligations issued to obtain funds for loan contracts entered into after the effective date of the College Housing Amendments of 1955 shall bear interest at a rate determined by the Secretary of the Treasury which shall be not more than the higher of (1) 2i/^ per centum per annum, or (2) the average annual interest rate on all interest-bearing obligations of the United States then forming a part of the public debt as computed at the end of the fiscal year next preceding the issuance by the Administrator and adjusted to the nearest one-eighth of 1 per centum. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to purchase any notes and other obligations of the Administrator issued under this title and for such purpose is authorized to use as a public-debt transaction the proceeds from the sale of any securities issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended, and the purposes for which securities may be issued under such Act, as amended, are extended to include any purchases of such notes and other obligations. The Secretary of the Treasury may at any time sell any of the notes or other obligations acquired by him under this section. All redemptions, purchases, and sales by the Secretary of the Treasury of such notes or other obligations shall be treated as public-debt transactions of the United States. "(f) There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Administrator such sums as may be necessary, together with loan principal and interest payments made by educational institutions assisted hereunder, for payments on notes or other obligations issued by the Administrator under this section." SEC. 302. That subsection (c) of section 404 of title IV of the Housing Act of 1950, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: "(c) 'Development cost' means costs of the construction of the housing or other educational facilities and the land on which it is located, including necessary site improvements to permit its use for housing or other educational facilities." SEC. 303. Section 404 of title IV of the Housing Act of 1950, as amended, is amended by— (1) striking out subsection (b) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(b) 'Educational institution' means (1) any educational institution offering at least a two-year program acceptable for full credit toward a baccalaureate degree, including any public educational institution, or any private educational institution no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, and (2) any corporation (no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual) (A) established by any institution included in clause (1) of this subsection for the sole purpose of providing housing or other educational facilities for students or students and faculty of such institution without regard to their membership in or affiliation with any social,

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