2015 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 27 - HIGHWAYS
Section 27:25A-13 - Authority bonds, notes
27:25A-13. Authority bonds, notes
13. a. The authority may from time to time issue its bonds or notes for any of its purposes under this act, including the payment, funding, or refunding of principal or interest or redemption premiums on any bonds or notes issued by it or by or for any original authority or predecessor authority thereof whether the bonds or notes or interest to be funded or refunded have or have not become due.
b. Except as may be otherwise expressly provided by the authority, every issue of bonds or notes shall be general obligations payable out of any moneys or revenues of the authority, subject only to any agreements with the holders of particular bonds or notes pledging any particular revenues or funds. The authority may issue the types of bonds or notes as it may determine, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, bonds or notes on which the principal and interest are payable (1) exclusively from the income and revenues of a project financed with the proceeds of the bonds or notes; (2) exclusively from the income and revenues of certain designated projects whether or not the projects are financed in whole or in part with the proceeds of the bonds or notes; or (3) from its revenues generally. Any bonds or notes may be additionally secured by a pledge of any grant or contribution from the federal government or any state or any agency or public subdivision thereof or any person or a pledge of any moneys, income or revenues of the authority from any source whatsoever. In addition, the authority may, in anticipation of the issuance of the bonds or the receipt of appropriations, grants, reimbursements or other funds, including without limitation grants from the federal government, issue notes, the principal of or interest on which, or both, shall be payable out of the proceeds of notes, bonds or other obligations of the authority or appropriations, grants reimbursements or other funds or revenues of the authority. The authority may also enter into bank loan agreements, lines of credit or bond insurance and other security agreements and obtain for or on its behalf letters of credit in each case for the purpose of securing its bonds, notes or other obligations or to provide direct payment of any costs which the authority is authorized to pay by this act and to secure repayment of any borrowings under the loan agreement, line of credit, letter of credit, bond insurance or other security agreement by its bonds, notes or other obligations or the proceeds thereof or by any or all of the revenues of and payments to the authority or by any appropriation, grant or reimbursement to be received by the authority and other moneys or funds as the authority shall determine.
c. Any provision of any law to the contrary notwithstanding, any bond or note issued pursuant to this act shall be fully negotiable within the meaning and for all purposes of the negotiable instruments law of the State, and each holder or owner of a bond or note, or of any coupon appurtenant thereto, by accepting the bond, note or coupon shall be conclusively deemed to have agreed that the bond, note or coupon is and shall be fully negotiable within the meaning and for all purposes of the negotiable instruments law.
d. Bonds or notes of the authority shall be authorized by resolution of the authority and may be issued in one or more series and shall bear the date or dates, mature at the time or times not exceeding 40 years from the date thereof, bear interest at a rate or rates within the maximum rate, as shall be determined by the authority, shall be in the denomination or denominations, be in the form, either coupon or registered, carry the conversion or registration privileges, have the rank or priority, be executed in the manner, be payable from the sources in the medium of payment at the place or places within or without the State, and be subject to the terms of redemption, with or without premium, as the resolution or resolutions may provide.
e. Bonds or notes of the authority may be sold at public or private sale at the price or prices as the authority shall determine.
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