The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 9: Commerce and Trade

Chapter 4: INTEREST

Sub-Chapter 1: Interest Generally

9 V.S.A. § 46. Exceptions



§ 46. Exceptions

Section 43 of this title relating to deposit requirements and section 45 of this title relating to prepayment penalties shall not apply and the parties may contract for a rate of interest in excess of the rate provided in section 41a of this title in the case of:

(1) obligations of corporations, including municipal and nonprofit corporations; or

(2) obligations incurred by any person, partnership, association, or other entity to finance in whole or in part income-producing business or activity, but not including obligations incurred to finance family dwellings of four units or less when used as a residence by the borrower or to finance real estate which is devoted to agricultural purposes as part of an operating farming unit when used as a residence by the borrower; or

(3) obligations to finance the purchase, construction, or improvement of property for seasonal or part-time occupancy and not as a place of legal residence; or

(4) obligations guaranteed or insured by the United States of America or any agency thereof. (Added 1967, No. 377 (Adj. Sess.), eff. March 26, 1968; amended 1969, No. 66, § 3, eff. April 17, 1969; 1973, No. 222 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. April 3, 1974; 1975, No. 216 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. March 27, 1976; 2009, No. 134 (Adj. Sess.), § 24i.)