(a) The issuer may, from time to time, issue its negotiable bonds in order to provide funds for achieving any of its purposes under this division.
(b) Except as may otherwise be expressly provided by the issuer, each of its bonds shall be payable from any revenues or moneys of the issuer available therefor and not otherwise pledged, subject only to any agreements with the holders of particular bonds or notes pledging any particular revenues or moneys. Notwithstanding that those bonds may be payable from a special fund, they shall be and be deemed to be for all purposes negotiable instruments, subject only to the provisions of those bonds for registration.
(c) The bonds may be issued as serial bonds or as term bonds, or the issuer, in its discretion, may issue bonds of both types. The issuance of all bonds shall be authorized by resolution and shall bear the date or dates, mature at the time or times not exceeding 40 years from their respective dates, bear interest at the rate or rates, fixed or variable, be payable at the time or times, be in the denominations, be in the form, either coupon or registered, carry the registration privileges, be executed in the manner, be payable in lawful money of the United States of America at the place or places, and be subject to the terms of redemption, as the indenture, trust agreement, or other document authorized by the resolution, or resolution itself may provide. The bonds or notes may be sold by the Treasurer at public or private negotiated sale, after giving due consideration to the recommendation of the project sponsor, for such price or prices and upon such terms and conditions as the issuer shall determine. The Treasurer may sell those bonds at a price below the par value thereof. However, the discount on any bonds so sold shall not exceed 6 percent of the par value thereof, except in the case of any bonds payable in whole or in part from moneys held under one or more outstanding resolutions or indentures. Pending preparation of the definitive bonds, the issuer may issue interim receipts or certificates or temporary bonds that shall be exchanged for those definitive bonds.
(d) Any resolution or resolutions authorizing the issuance of any bonds or any issue of bonds may contain provisions, which shall be a part of the contract with the holders of the bonds to be authorized, as to pledging all or any part of the revenues of a project or any revenue-producing contract or contracts made by the issuer with any individual, partnership, corporation, or association or other body, public or private, to secure the payment of the bonds or of any particular issue of bonds.
(e) Neither the members of the authority nor any person executing the bonds shall be liable personally on the bonds or be subject to any personal liability or accountability by reason of the issuance thereof.
(f) The authority shall have power out of any funds available therefor to purchase its bonds or bonds issued by a project sponsor under this division. The authority may hold, pledge, cancel, or resell the bonds, subject to and in accordance with agreements with bondholders.
(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 198, Sec. 8. (AB 1070) Effective January 1, 2014.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018