Section 11-15-7Powers generally.
The corporation shall have the following powers, together with all powers incidental thereto or necessary to the discharge thereof in corporate form:
(1) To have succession by its corporate name until dissolved as provided in this chapter;
(2) To sue and be sued and to prosecute and defend civil actions in any court having jurisdiction of the subject matter and of the parties;
(3) To make use of a corporate seal and to alter the same at pleasure;
(4) To acquire, whether by purchase, gift, lease, devise or otherwise, property of every description and to hold title thereto;
(5) To construct, enlarge, equip, improve, maintain and operate one or more projects;
(6) To sell and issue and do all things incidental to the sale and issuance of its interest-bearing revenue warrants and to secure the same by pledge and mortgage as provided in this chapter;
(7) To appoint and employ such agents, architects and attorneys as the business of the corporation may require;
(8) To provide for such insurance as the board may deem advisable;
(9) To invest in obligations which are direct general obligations of the United States of America or which are unconditionally guaranteed as to both principal and interest by the United States of America any funds of the corporation which the board may determine are not presently needed for the corporate purposes of the corporation;
(10) To contract, lease and make lease agreements respecting its properties or any thereof; and
(11) To sell and convey any of its properties which may have become obsolete or worn out or which may no longer be needed or useful in connection with or in the operation of any project; provided, that it shall not have the power to sell or convey any project substantially as a whole except as provided in this chapter.
(Acts 1951, No. 682, p. 1172, §7.)