SEC. 59-7-107. Details of bonds; supplemental powers and authorizations as to bond issues.
All bonds authorized by section 59-7-105 shall be negotiable instruments within the meaning of the Mississippi Uniform Commercial Code, shall be lithographed or engraved, and printed in two (2) or more colors, to prevent counterfeiting, shall be registered as issued, shall be numbered in a regular series from one (1) upward, and each bond shall specify on its face the purpose for which it was issued and the total amount authorized to be issued, shall be payable to bearer, and the interest to accrue thereon shall be evidenced by proper coupons to be attached thereto. Such bonds shall be executed by the manual of facsimile signature of the president of the board of supervisors, or the vice president in the absence or disability of the president, and countersigned by the manual of facsimile signature of the clerk thereof, with the official seal of the county affixed thereto. At least one (1) signature on each bond shall be a manual signature, as specified in the issuing resolution. The coupons may bear only the facsimile signatures of such president, or vice president and clerk. All such bonds shall be sold at public sale as provided by law, and no such bonds shall be issued and sold for less than par and accrued interest, and not more than one (1) series of interest coupons shall be attached to any such bonds. All interest accruing on such bonds shall be payable semiannually, except that the first interest coupon attached to any such bond may represent interest for any period not exceeding one (1) year.
Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, bonds referred to hereinabove may be issued pursuant to the supplemental powers and authorizations conferred by the provisions of the Registered Bond Act, being sections 31-21-1 through 31-21-7.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7576-03; Laws, 1954, Ex. Sess. ch. 28, Sec. 3; 1978, ch. 411, Sec. 2; 1983, ch. 494, Sec. 29; eff from and after passage (approved April 11, 1983).