2019 Tennessee Code
Title 7 - Consolidated Governments and Local Governmental Functions and Entities
Local Government Functions
Chapter 55 - Industrial Building Bond Act of 1955
§ 7-55-104. Construction of industrial buildings -- Bonds.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 7-55-104 (2019)

The construction, acquisition, reconstruction, improvement, betterment, or extension of any industrial buildings may be authorized under this chapter, and bonds may be authorized to be issued under this chapter to provide funds for such purpose or purposes or for the refunding of bonds theretofore issued under this chapter, by resolution or resolutions of the governing body, which may be adopted at the same meeting at which they are introduced by a majority of all the members of the governing body then in office and shall take effect immediately upon adoption. The bonds shall bear interest at such rate or rates, payable semiannually, may be in one (1) or more series, may bear such date or dates, may mature at such time or times not exceeding forty (40) years from their respective dates, may be payable in such medium of payment at such place or places, may carry such registration privileges, may be subject to such terms of redemption with or without premium, may be executed in such manner, may contain such terms, covenants, and conditions, and may be in such form, either coupon or registered, as such resolution or subsequent resolutions may provide. The bonds may be sold in such manner and upon such terms as may be deemed advisable by the governing body; provided, that bonds for refunding purposes shall not be sold at less than par, but may be delivered in exchange for bonds to be refunded by the refunding bond. Pending the preparation of the definitive bonds, interim receipts or certificates in such form and with such provisions as the governing body may determine may be issued to the purchaser or purchasers of bonds sold pursuant to this chapter. The bonds and interim receipts or certificates shall be fully negotiable within the meaning of and for all purposes of the Uniform Commercial Code, compiled in title 47, chapters 1-9.

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