Section 8-8-7

Maximum rates of interest - Exemption of bonds, notes, etc., of state, instrumentalities, localities, etc.

Any bonds, notes, warrants, other evidences of indebtedness, or securities issued by the State of Alabama or any department, agency, or instrumentality thereof, by any not-for-profit public or private corporation at any time organized or created pursuant to act of the Legislature or executive order of the Governor for the purpose of acting as an instrumentality of the State of Alabama or otherwise acting in the public interest and by any board of water and sewer commissioners created under the provisions of Article 10, Chapter 50, Title 11, and authorized to issue bonds under Section 11-50-345 by any municipality, by any county, by any public corporation heretofore or hereafter organized or created in the State of Alabama pursuant to authorization, determination, finding, or other action of any municipality or municipalities or county or counties or the governing body of any one or more thereof, or by any city or county board of education, are hereby exempted from all laws of the State of Alabama governing usury or prescribing or limiting interest rates, including, without limitation, the provisions of this chapter.

(Acts 1975, 4th Ex. Sess., No. 53, p. 2665, §1; Acts 1982, No. 82-551, p. 911, §1.)