40:37A-80. Guaranty of bonds
37. For the purpose of aiding an authority in the planning, undertaking, acquisition, construction, financing or operation of any facility which the authority is authorized to undertake pursuant to section 11 of P.L.1960, c.183 (C.40:37A-54), the county or any beneficiary county may, pursuant to resolution duly adopted by its governing body, or any municipality in the county or beneficiary county may, by ordinance of its governing body, in the manner provided for adoption of a bond ordinance as provided in the local bond law and with or without consideration and upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed to by and between the county or beneficiary county or the municipality and the authority, unconditionally guarantee the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on any bonds of the authority. Any guaranty of bonds of an authority made pursuant to this section shall be evidenced by endorsement thereof on such bonds, executed in the name of the county or beneficiary county or the municipality and on its behalf by such officer thereof as may be designated in the resolution or ordinance authorizing such guaranty, and such county or municipality shall thereupon and thereafter be obligated to pay the principal of and interest on said bonds in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of bonds issued by it. Any such guaranty of bonds of an authority may be made, and any resolution authorizing such guaranty may be adopted, notwithstanding any statutory debt or other limitations, including particularly any limitation or requirement under or pursuant to the local bond law, but the principal amount of bonds so guaranteed, shall, after their issuance, be included in the gross debt of such county or municipality for the purpose of determining the indebtedness of such county or municipality under or pursuant to the local bond law. The principal amount of said bonds so guaranteed and included in gross debt shall be deducted and is hereby declared to be and to constitute a deduction from such gross debt under and for all the purposes of said local bond law (a) from and after the time of issuance of said bonds until the end of the fiscal year beginning next after the completion of acquisition or construction of the facility to be financed from the proceeds of such bonds and (b) in any annual debt statement filed pursuant to said local bond law as of the end of said fiscal year or any subsequent fiscal year if the revenues or other receipts or moneys of the authority in such year are sufficient to pay its expenses of operation and maintenance in such year and all amounts payable in such year on account of the principal and interest on all such guaranteed bonds, all bonds of any such county or any municipality issued as provided in section 36 of P.L.1960, c.183 (C. 40:37A-79), and all bonds of the authority issued under this act.
L.1960,c.183,s.37; amended 1962,c.224,s.8; 1981,c.460,s.2; 1982,c.113,s.11; 1994,c.76,s.10.
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