U.S. Small Business Administration.
This is a notice of the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (MREIDL), dated 10/28/2008.
Effective Date: 10/28/2008.
MREIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 1 year after the essential employee is discharged or released from active duty.
Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Notice is hereby given that as a result of Public Law 106-50, the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999, and the Military Reservist and Veteran Small Business Reauthorization Act of 2008, this notice establishes the application filing period for the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (MREIDL).
Effective 10/28/2008, 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 or have received notice of an expected call-up, and those employees are essential to the success of the small business daily operations.
The purpose of the MREIDL program 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 or expects to be called up to active duty in his or her 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. For information/applications contact 1-800-659-2955 or visit http://www.sba.gov.
Applications for the Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program may be filed at the above address.
The Interest Rate for eligible small businesses is 4.000.
The number assigned is 11508 0.
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James E. Rivera,
Acting Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance.
[FR Doc. E8-26583 Filed 11-6-08; 8:45 am]
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