Section 41-10-91


Published: 2015

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Section 41-10-91

Section 41-10-91Powers of corporation - 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 article;



(2) To sue and be sued, to prosecute and defend civil actions in any court having jurisdiction of the subject matter and the parties;



(3) To make use of a corporate seal and to alter the same at pleasure;



(4) To adopt and alter bylaws for the regulation and conduct of its affairs and business;



(5) To acquire, whether by purchase, gift, lease, devise, exercise of the power of eminent domain or otherwise, property of every description which the board may deem necessary to the acquisition, construction, improvement, enlargement, operation or maintenance of one or more projects and to hold title thereto or a leasehold interest therein;



(6) To borrow money for any of its corporate purposes and to sell and issue, in evidence of such borrowing, its interest-bearing revenue bonds;



(7) To sell and issue refunding revenue bonds;



(8) To secure any of its bonds by indenture as provided in this article;



(9) To appoint, employ and compensate such agents, architects, engineers and attorneys as the business of the corporation may require;



(10) To provide for such insurance as the board may deem advisable;



(11) To invest in obligations which are direct and 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 of its funds that the board may determine are not presently needed for its corporate purposes;



(12) To contract, lease and make lease agreements respecting its properties or any thereof; and



(13) To sell and convey any of its properties that may have become obsolete or worn out or that may no longer be needed or useful in connection with 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 article.

(Acts 1965, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 174, p. 224, §12.)