SEC. 43-33-731. Form and content of bonds and notes.
Bonds and notes of the corporation shall:
(a) State on the face thereof that they:
(i) Are payable both as to principal and interest solely out of the assets of the corporation; and
(ii) Do not constitute an obligation, either general or special, of the state or municipality or any other political subdivision of the state; and
(i) Either registered, registered as to principal only or in coupon form;
(ii) Issued in such denominations as the corporation may prescribe;
(iii) Fully negotiable instruments under the laws of the state;
(iv) Signed on behalf of the corporation with the manual or facsimile signature of the chairman or vice-chairman, attested by the manual or facsimile signature of the secretary, and have impressed or imprinted thereon the seal of the corporation or a facsimile thereof, and the coupons attached thereto shall be signed with the facsimile signature of such chairman or vice-chairman. If the officers whose signatures or countersignatures appear on any bonds, notes or coupons shall cease to be such officers before the delivery of such bonds, notes or coupons, such signatures shall nevertheless be valid and sufficient for all purposes, the same as if such officers had remained in office until such delivery;
(v) Payable as to principal at such time or times, at such place or places, and with such reserved rights of prior redemption as the corporation may determine or provide;
(vi) Payable as to interest at such rate or rates (not to exceed a greater rate to maturity than that established in Section 75-17-103, Mississippi Code of 1972) and at such time or times as the corporation may determine or provide;
(vii) Sold at such price or prices, at public or private sale, and in such manner as the corporation may prescribe; and the corporation may pay all expenses, premiums and commissions which it deems necessary or advantageous in connection with the issuance and sale thereof; and
(viii) Issued under and subject to such terms, conditions and covenants providing for the payment of the principal, redemption premiums, if any, and interest and such other terms, conditions, covenants and protective provisions safeguarding such payment, not inconsistent with this article, as may be found to be necessary by the corporation for the most advantageous sale thereof, which may include, but not be limited to, covenants with the holders of the bonds or the notes, as to:
1. Pledging or creating a lien, to the extent provided by such resolution or resolutions, on all or any part of any money or property of the corporation or of any monies held in trust or otherwise by others to secure the payments of such bonds or notes;
2. Otherwise providing for the custody, collection, securing, investment and payment of any money of or due to the corporation;
3. The setting aside of reserves or sinking funds and the regulation or disposition thereof;
4. Limitations on the purpose to which the proceeds of sale of any issue of such bonds or notes then or thereafter to be issued may be applied;
5. Limitations on the issuance of additional bonds or notes and on the refunding of outstanding or other bonds or notes;
6. The procedure, if any, by which the terms of any contract with the holders of bonds or notes may be amended or abrogated, the amount of bonds or notes the holders of which must consent thereto, and the manner in which such consent may be given;
7. The creation of special funds into which any money of the corporation may be deposited;
8. Vesting in a trustee or trustees such properties, rights, powers and duties in trust as the corporation may determine, which may include any or all of the usual and customary rights, powers and duties of the trustee appointed for the holders of any issue of bonds or notes as agreed upon by the corporation;
9. Defining the acts or omissions to act which shall constitute a default in the obligations and duties of the corporation and providing for the rights and remedies of the holders of bonds or notes in the event of such default; provided, that such rights and remedies shall not be inconsistent with the general laws of the state and other provisions of this article; and
10. Any other matters of like or different character, which in any way affect the security and protection of the bonds or notes and the rights of the holders thereof.
SOURCES: Laws, 1989, ch. 525, Sec. 17, eff from and after July 1, 1989.