Section 11-56-10

Bonds - Authority for issuance; security for payment of principal and interest generally; form, terms, denominations, etc.; sale, redemption, etc.

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 the interest on any such bonds shall be payable solely out of the revenues 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 powers of the state, the county or the municipality.

Bonds of the corporation may be issued at any time and from time to time, may be in such form and denominations, may be of such tenor, may be payable in such installments and at such time or times, not exceeding 40 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 chapter 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 more than 10 years after its date shall be made subject to redemption at the option of the corporation at the expiration of 10 years from its date and on any interest payment date thereafter at such price or prices and after such notice or notices and on such terms and in such manner as may be provided in the proceedings of the board wherein it is authorized to be issued.

Bonds of the corporation may be sold at either public or private sale in such manner and from time to time as may be determined by the board to be most advantageous. The corporation may pay all expenses, premiums and commissions that the board may deem 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 chapter, which recital shall be conclusive that they have been duly authorized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

All bonds issued under the provisions of this chapter shall be and hereby are declared to be negotiable instruments under the law of the state despite the fact that they are payable from a limited source.

(Acts 1955, No. 493, p. 1116, §10; Acts 1956, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 127, p. 182, §5; Acts 1967, No. 351, p. 910.)