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Disaster # ZZ-00001; The Entire United States and U.S. Territories

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Small Business Administration.




This is a notice of the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (MREIDL), dated October 1, 2005.

Effective Date: October 1, 2005.

MREIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 90 days after the essential employee is discharged or released from active duty.


Submit completed loan applications to: Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

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A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416.

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Notice is hereby given that as a result of Public Law 106-50, the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999, this notice establishes the application filing period for the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.

Effective October 1, 2005, small businesses employing military reservists may apply for economic injury disaster loans if those employees are called up to active duty during a period of military conflict existing on or after March 24, 1999 and those employees are essential to the success of the small business daily operations.

The purpose of the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (MREIDL) is to provide funds to eligible small businesses to meet its ordinary and necessary operating expenses that it could have met, but is unable to meet, because an essential employee was called-up to active duty in their role as a military reservist. These loans are intended only to provide the amount of working capital needed by a small business to pay its necessary obligations as they mature until operations return to normal after the essential employee is released from active duty.

Applications for the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program may be filed at the address listed above or other locally announced locations.

The Interest Rate for eligible small businesses is 4.000.

The number assigned is 10211 0.

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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59002)

Herbert L. Mitchell,

Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance.

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[FR Doc. 05-20644 Filed 10-14-05; 8:45 am]