Section 4-3-52

Bonds - Publication of notice of bond; limitation period for actions or proceedings to challenge proceedings for issuance of bonds, etc.

Upon the adoption by the board of any resolution providing for the issuance of bonds, the authority may, in its discretion, cause to be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper that is customarily published in this state not less than five days in each calendar week and distributed in the county in which is located the principal office of the authority, a notice in substantially the following form (the blanks being properly filled in) at the end of which there shall be printed the name and title of either the chairman or secretary of the authority: "_______, a public corporation of the State of Alabama, on the ___ day of ______, authorized the issuance of $____ principal amount of revenue bonds of the said corporation for purposes authorized in the act of the Legislature of Alabama under which the said corporation was organized. Any action or proceeding questioning the validity of the said bonds, or the pledge and any instruments securing such bonds, or the proceedings authorizing the same, must be commenced within 30 days after the first publication of this notice."

Any action or proceeding in any court to set aside or question the proceedings for the issuance of the bonds referred to in said notice or to contest the validity of any such bonds or the validity of the pledge and any instruments made to secure such bonds must be commenced within 30 days after the first publication of such notice. After the expiration of the said period, no right of action or defense questioning or attacking the validity of the said proceedings, the said bonds or the said pledge or instruments shall be asserted, nor shall the validity of the said proceedings, bonds, pledge or instruments be open to question in any court on any ground whatsoever except in an action commenced within such period.

(Acts 1977, No. 331, p. 433, §20.)