Health & Safety Code Section 301.037
Powers of Cooperative Association
(1)acquire, own, and operate a system on a cooperative basis solely for the benefit of eligible institutions, regardless of whether the eligible institution is a member of the association, and may engage in activities for the benefit of eligible institutions that are necessarily related to the acquisition, ownership, operation, and maintenance of a system;
(2)acquire by purchase, lease, or other method land and interests in land appropriate or reasonably incidental to a system and may own, hold, improve, develop, and manage any land and interests in land acquired;
(3)construct, improve, enlarge, or equip buildings or other structures on that land;
(4)encumber or dispose of any land or interests in land, buildings, or structures owned or held by the association;
(5)acquire by lease, purchase, manufacture, or other method any personal property appropriate or reasonably incidental to a system;
(6)borrow or raise money;
(7)sell, grant security interest in, pledge, or otherwise dispose of and collect on accounts receivable, contract rights, and other choses in action; and
(8)make, draw, accept, endorse, execute, and issue bonds, debentures, notes, or other obligations for money borrowed or payment of property purchased, and may secure the payment by mortgage on, creation of security interests in, or pledge of or conveyance of assignment in trust of all or part of any property held by the association.
Section 301.037 — Powers of Cooperative Association,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.301.htm#301.037 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).