2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 30 - FINANCE
30 ILCS 310/ - Registered Bond Act.

(30 ILCS 310/1) (from Ch. 17, par. 6651)
Sec. 1. Title of Act. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Registered Bond Act".
(Source: P.A. 82-1059.)

(30 ILCS 310/2) (from Ch. 17, par. 6652)
Sec. 2. Definitions. As used in this Act, the following words or terms shall have the meanings set forth opposite each, unless the context clearly indicates another meaning is intended:
"Bonds" or "other evidences of indebtedness" mean any instrument providing for the payment of money executed by or on behalf of a public corporation or which the public corporation has assumed or agreed to pay, including, without limitation of the foregoing, bonds, notes, contracts, leases, certificates and tax anticipation warrants.
"Governing body" means the legislative body, council, board, commission or body, by whatever name it is known, having charge of the corporate affairs of a public corporation.
"Public corporations" mean any body corporate organized by or pursuant to the laws of this State to carry out a public governmental or proprietary function, including, without limitation of the foregoing, the state, any school district, park district, city, village, incorporated town, county, drainage or any other type of district, commission, authority, university, public community college or any combination thereof, acting through the corporate authorities thereof.
"Registered form" means bonds or other evidences of indebtedness issued (i) registered as to both principal and interest and which must be presented to the public corporation or its agent registrar for transfer or (ii) in registered form as required by Sections 103 or 103A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, or any successor provisions of the tax laws of the United States of America, which form may include bonds or other evidences of indebtedness issued wholly in book entry form.
(Source: P.A. 82-1059.)

(30 ILCS 310/3) (from Ch. 17, par. 6653)
Sec. 3. Findings. (a) The Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 requires that certain obligations issued by a state or political subdivision thereof, in order for the interest thereon to be exempt from federal income taxes, be issued in registered form; and
(b) It is in the best interests of the citizens of this State that bonds or other evidences of indebtedness of public corporations be issuable in registered form to be sold at the lowest interest rate possible; and
(c) Various statutes pertaining to the issuance of bonds require or expressly provide only for the issuance of bonds in negotiable coupon form or other form not qualifying as registered form, and it is necessary to grant supplemental authority to issue such bonds in registered form.
(Source: P.A. 82-1059.)

(30 ILCS 310/4) (from Ch. 17, par. 6654)
Sec. 4. Bonds issuable in registered form. Any public corporation may issue in registered form any bonds or other evidences of indebtedness it is authorized to issue by applicable law. The power to issue bonds or other evidences of indebtedness in such form shall not be conditioned upon or limited to only those which must be issued in registered form to qualify for tax-exempt status.
(Source: P.A. 82-1059.)

(30 ILCS 310/5) (from Ch. 17, par. 6655)
Sec. 5. Other Acts and agreements. A public corporation may do or cause to be done all acts, or enter into all contracts, indentures and agreements, including, without limitation, trust or escrow agreements, agency agreements and registrar agreements and may expend such sums to effectuate same which are deemed necessary, appropriate, useful or advantageous to the issuance of bonds or other evidences of indebtedness in registered form by the governing body or by the executive officers authorized to issue bonds or other evidences of indebtedness of the public corporation.
(Source: P.A. 82-1059.)

(30 ILCS 310/6) (from Ch. 17, par. 6656)
Sec. 6. Construction of Act. The grant of authority contained in this Act is supplemental and in addition to all other power or authority granted to public corporations, shall be construed liberally and shall not be construed as a limitation of any power or authority otherwise granted.
(Source: P.A. 82-1059.)

(30 ILCS 310/7) (from Ch. 17, par. 6657)
Sec. 7. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon its becoming a law.
(Source: P.A. 82-1059.)

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