AGRICULTURE - Duties; enumerated.

Published: 2009

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The corporation shall have the following duties:

(1) To invest any funds not needed for immediate disbursement, including any funds held in reserve, in direct and general obligations of or obligations fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America; obligations issued by agencies of the United States of America; obligations of this state or of any political subdivision except obligations of sanitary and improvement districts organized under Chapter 31, article 7; certificates of deposit of banks whose deposits are insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or collateralized by deposit of securities with the secretary-treasurer of the corporation, as, and to the extent not covered by insurance or guarantee, with securities which are eligible for securing the deposits of the state or counties, school districts, cities, or villages of the state; certificates of deposit of capital stock financial institutions as provided by section 77-2366; certificates of deposit of qualifying mutual financial institutions as provided by section 77-2365.01; repurchase agreements which are fully secured by any of such securities or obligations which may be unsecured and unrated, including investment agreements, of any corporation, national bank, capital stock financial institution, qualifying mutual financial institution, bank holding company, insurance company, or trust company which has outstanding debt obligations which are rated by a nationally recognized rating agency in one of the three highest rating categories established by such rating agency; or any obligations or securities which may from time to time be legally purchased by governmental subdivisions of this state pursuant to subsection (1) of section 77-2341;

(2) To collect fees and charges the corporation determines to be reasonable in connection with its loans, advances, insurance commitments, and servicing;

(3) To cooperate with and exchange services, personnel, and information with any federal, state, or local governmental agencies;

(4) To sell, assign, or otherwise dispose of at public or private sale, with or without public bidding, any mortgage or other obligations held by the corporation; and

(5) To do any act necessary or convenient to the exercise of the powers granted by the Conservation Corporation Act or reasonably implied from it.