New Jersey Revised Statutes § 18a:24-61.1 - Funding Or Refunding Bonds At Or Prior To Maturity

18A:24-61.1. Funding or refunding bonds at or prior to maturity
Any bonds heretofore or hereafter issued (a) by any county to meet or finance any county college appropriation or purpose or any county vocational school appropriation or purpose, or (b) by any municipality to meet or finance any school district appropriation or purpose, or (c) by any school district which at the time of issuance of such bonds was governed by the provisions of chapter 7 or of chapter 8 of Title 18, Education, of the Revised Statutes or constituted a Type II school district under the provisions of this Title, may be funded or refunded at or prior to the maturity of such bonds as herein provided by issuance of bonds (herein called the "refunding bonds" ). Such refunding bonds may be issued in any amount deemed necessary by the governing body of the county or municipality and, in the case of a Type II School District, the Board of Education thereof, and approved by the Local Finance Board.

L.1969, c. 130, s. 1, eff. July 2, 1969. Amended by L.1978, c. 75, s. 1, eff. July 13, 1978.

18A:24-61.2 Purposes for which refunding bonds may be authorized; exclusions from net school debt.

2.Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law or any debt limitation or requirement for down payment or for referendum or other action by legal voters, refunding bonds may be authorized and issued for the purpose of paying, funding or refunding: any refunded bonds; the cost of retiring the present value of the unfunded accrued liability due and owing by a board of education, as calculated by the system actuary for a date certain upon the request of a board of education, for early retirement incentive benefits granted by the board of education pursuant to P.L.1991, c.231, P.L.1993, c.163 and P.L.2003, c.129; and the cost or expense of issuing refunding bonds including printing, advertising, accounting, financial, legal or other expense in connection therewith. Obligations to be paid, funded or refunded with respect to which an ordinance authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds has been adopted pursuant to this act and not otherwise deductible shall be excluded in calculating the net school debt of a municipality or a district. Refunding bonds shall be authorized (a) in the case of any county or municipality by a refunding bond ordinance enacted in the manner or mode of procedure provided for adoption of a refunding bond ordinance pursuant to the Local Bond Law, constituting chapter 2 of Title 40A, Municipalities and Counties, of the New Jersey Statutes, and (b) in the case of a Type II school district by an ordinance (herein called the "refunding bond ordinance") adopted by the board of education of such school district as provided in this chapter.

L.1969,c.130,s.2; amended 1978, c.75, s.2; 2002, c.42, s.2; 2003, c.129, s.12.

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