Section 2-5A-31

Authorization to issue bonds.

The commissioner, with approval of the Board of Agriculture and Industries, in addition to all other powers previously conferred upon it, may issue and sell its bonds in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed ten million dollars ($10,000,000) for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, enlarging, improving, renovating, equipping, and maintaining farmers' market facilities which the Department of Agriculture and Industries may establish pursuant to Section 2-5A-1. The bonds shall be in such form or forms and denomination or denominations and of such tenor and maturities, shall bear such rate or rates of interest payable and evidenced in such manner, shall be made subject to redemption prior to their maturities, and shall contain provisions not inconsistent with this article, all as may be provided by the resolution under which the bonds may be issued; provided, that those bonds having maturities more than 10 years after their date shall be subject to redemption at the option of the commissioner, with the approval of the Board of Agriculture and Industries, on any interest payment date on and after the tenth anniversary after their date at such redemption price and under such conditions as may be prescribed in the proceedings of the Board of Agriculture and Industries under which they are issued.

(Act 2013-286, p. 981,§1.)