Section 41-10-93Authority for issuance of bonds by corporation; liability upon bonds; form, terms, denominations, etc.; redemption; sale; payment of expenses in connection with authorization, sale and issuance; bonds to contain recital as to authority for issuance; bonds to be deemed negotiable instruments.
The corporation is authorized at any time and from time to time to issue its interest-bearing revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, enlarging, completing and equipping one or more projects. The principal of and interest on any such bonds shall be payable solely out of the rent, revenues and income derived from the project with respect to which such bonds are issued. None of the bonds of the corporation shall ever constitute an obligation or debt of the state, the county or the municipality or a charge against the credit or taxing power of the state, the county or municipality.
The bonds of the corporation may be in such form and denomination, may be of such tenor, may be coupon bonds and may be payable to bearer or be registrable as to principal only or as to both principal and interest, may mature at such time or times, not exceeding 30 years from their date, may be payable at such place or places, whether within or without the state and, may bear interest at such rate or rates, payable and evidenced in such manner as shall not be inconsistent with the provisions of this article and as may be provided in the proceedings of the board wherein the bonds shall be authorized to be issued.
Any bond having a specified maturity of more than 10 years after its date shall be made subject to prior redemption at the option of the corporation at a time not later than the expiration of 10 years from its date and on any interest payment date thereafter, at such price or prices, not exceeding the par value thereof plus accrued interest thereon to the redemption date plus a premium which shall not exceed 12 months interest thereon, computed at the rate which such bond would bear on the redemption date as specified therein, if such option had not been exercised, and after such notice or notices and on such terms and in such manner as may be provided in the indenture or the proceedings of the board wherein such bond is authorized to be issued.
The bonds of the corporation shall be sold at public sale, on sealed bids or at auction, as the board may determine to be most advantageous and on such prior published notice as the board shall determine.
The corporation may pay all expenses, premiums and commissions which the board may determine to be necessary or advantageous in connection with the authorization, sale and issuance of its bonds.
All bonds shall contain a recital that they are issued pursuant to the provisions of this article, which recital shall be conclusive that they have been duly authorized pursuant to the provisions of this article.
All bonds issued under the provisions of this article shall be and they hereby are declared to be negotiable instruments under the laws of the state, despite the fact that they are payable from a limited source.
(Acts 1965, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 174, p. 224, §18.)