2018 Tennessee Code
Title 7 - Consolidated Governments and Local Governmental Functions and Entities
Local Government Functions
Chapter 55 - Industrial Building Bond Act of 1955
§ 7-55-111. Securing bonds -- Enforcement by bondholders -- Tax levy -- Restrictions.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 7-55-111 (2018)

In order to secure the payment of any of the bonds issued pursuant to this chapter, and interest on the bonds, or in connection with such bonds, any municipality has the power as to such bonds to pledge, in addition to all other revenues and funds provided for in this chapter, the full faith and credit and unlimited taxing power of the municipality to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds, subject to this chapter. In the event such pledge of full faith and credit and unlimited taxing power of the municipality is given, any holder or holders of the bonds, including a trustee or trustees for holders of such bonds, shall have the right, in addition to all other rights, by mandamus or other suit, action or proceedings in any court of competent jurisdiction to enforce such holder's or holders' rights against the municipality, and the governing body of the municipality, and any officer, agent or employee of the municipality, including, but not limited to, the right to require the municipality and governing body and any proper officer, agent or employee of the municipality, to assess, levy and collect taxes and other revenues and charges adequate to carry out any agreement as to, or pledge of, such taxes, revenues and charges. The taxes authorized to be pledged in this section shall be levied without limit as to rate or amount upon all taxable property within the municipality, and all such taxes to be levied are hereby declared to have been levied for county and corporation purposes, respectively, within the meaning of Constitution of Tennessee, Article II, § 29.

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