SEC. 51-23-37. Bonds as legal investments.
All bonds of the district shall be and are hereby declared to be legal and authorized investments for public funds of counties, cities, towns, school districts, banks, savings banks, trust companies, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, insurance companies, and for funds of the Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement System. Such bonds shall be eligible to secure the deposit of any and all public funds of cities, towns, villages, counties, school districts, or other political corporations or subdivisions of the State of Mississippi; and such bonds shall be lawful and sufficient security for said deposits to the extent of their value, when accompanied by all unmatured coupons appurtenant thereto.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5956-375; Laws, 1968, ch. 268, Sec. 9, eff from and after passage (approved August 7, 1968).
SECTION 8. Sections 51-23-19, 51-23-21, 51-23-23, 51-23-25, 51-23-27, 51-23-29, 51-23-31, 51-23-33, 51-23-35, 51-23-37, 51-23-39, 51-23-41, 51-23-43, 51-23-45, 51-23-47 and 51-23-49, Mississippi Code of 1972, which place certain requirements on the issuance of construction contracts, authorize the district to provide park and recreation facilities, authorize the board of directors to adopt rules and regulations and to designate depositories for district funds, authorize the board of directors to issue bonds and notes, provide for a limitation on the amount on and for validation of bonds and notes, authorize the board of directors to enter into trust agreements and to issue refunding bonds, declare bonds as legal investments, provide for certain agreements, cooperation with other government agencies and severability, exempt the district and its bonds from taxation and provide the intent of the Legislature regarding overflow of school lands, are repealed.
SOURCE: 1997 Laws, Chapter 403, Sec. 8, SB2937, Effective July 1, 1997.