Texas Water Code
Sec. § 65.510
Refunding Bonds


(a)

A district may issue bonds to refund all or any part of its outstanding bonds, notes, or other obligations, including matured but unpaid interest coupons.

(b)

Refunding bonds shall mature serially or otherwise not more than 40 years from their date and shall bear interest at any rate or rates permitted by the constitution and laws of this state.

(c)

Refunding bonds may be payable from the same source as the bonds, notes, or other obligations being refunded or from other additional sources.

(d)

The refunding bonds shall be approved by the attorney general and shall be registered by the comptroller on the surrender and cancellation of the bonds being refunded as provided by Section 65.509 of this code.

(e)

An order or resolution authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds may provide that the refunding bonds will be sold and the proceeds deposited in the place or places at which the bonds being refunded are payable, and the refunding bonds may be issued before the cancellation of the bonds being refunded provided an amount sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds being refunded to their maturity dates, or to their option dates if the bonds have been duly called for payment prior to maturity according to their terms, is deposited in the place or places at which the bonds being refunded are payable. The comptroller shall register the refunding bonds without the surrender and cancellation of bonds being refunded.

(f)

A refunding may be accomplished in one or in several installment deliveries. Refunding bonds and their interest coupons are investment securities under Chapter 8 (Security Instruments), Business & Commerce Code.

(g)

In lieu of the method set forth in this section, a district may refund bonds, notes, or other obligations as provided by the general laws of this state.
Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 2448, ch. 435, Sec. 4, eff. Aug. 29, 1983. Amended by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 447, Sec. 1, eff. Nov. 15, 1985.
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