§39-54 Authorization of revenue bonds; details of revenue bonds. (a) The issuance of revenue bonds for the acquisition, purchase, construction, reconstruction, improvement, betterment, or extension of any undertaking; the establishment and administration of any loan program authorized by law; or the coverage of policies of hurricane property insurance issued by the Hawaii hurricane relief fund shall be authorized:
(1) By a resolution or resolutions of the governing body of the department, which may be adopted at the same meeting at which the same are introduced by a majority of all the members of the governing body of the department then in office, and shall take effect immediately upon filing with the director of finance; or
(2) By a certificate or certificates of a department head, which shall take effect immediately upon filing with the director of finance.
(b) The revenue bonds shall bear interest at such rate or rates payable at such time or times, may be in one or more series; may bear such date or dates; may mature at such time or times not exceeding thirty years from their respective dates; may be payable in such medium of payment and at such place or places within or without the State; may carry registration privileges; may be subject to such terms of redemption, to tenders for purchase or to purchase prior to their stated maturity at the option of the State or the holder, or both; may contain terms, covenants, and conditions; and may be in such form, either coupon or registered, as the resolution or certificate and subsequent resolutions or certificates, may provide; provided that notwithstanding the foregoing the department, with the approval of the governor and the director of finance, may provide for deeply discounted revenue bonds which do not bear interest but are subject to redemption or retirement at their accreted value so long as the discounted value of the revenue bonds shall not exceed ten per cent of any series or issue of revenue bonds.
(c) The department head or the governing body shall determine the date, denomination or denominations, interest payment dates, maturity date or dates, place or places of payment, registration privileges and place or places of registration, redemption price or prices and time or times and terms and conditions and method of redemption, the right of the holder to tender for purchase and the price or prices and time or times and terms and conditions upon which the right might be exercised, the right to purchase and the price or prices and the time or times and terms and conditions upon which the right might be exercised and the purchase may be made, and all other details of revenue bonds issued pursuant to this part. A governing body may delegate the responsibility for any or all of the determinations, within limits prescribed by the governing body, to the member who is the presiding officer or to the executive director or other officer of the board, commission, agency, authority, public corporation, instrumentality, or other body. [L 1988, c 28, pt of §3; am L 1996, c 307, §4]Section: Previous 39-31-to-34 39-32 39-33 39-34 39-51-to-70 39-52 39-53 39-54 39-55 39-56 39-57 39-58 39-59 39-60 39-61 Next
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