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Alaska Statutes Title 44. State Government § 44.85.080. Powers of bond bank authority

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The bond bank authority may

(1) sue and be sued;

(2) adopt and alter an official seal;

(3) make and enforce bylaws and regulations for the conduct of its business and for the use of its services and facilities;

(4) maintain an office at any place in the state;

(5) acquire, hold, use, and dispose of its income, revenues, funds, and money;

(6) acquire, rent, lease, hold, use, and dispose of other personal property for its purposes;

(7) subject to AS 44.85.100(b), borrow money and issue its negotiable bonds or notes and provide for and secure their payment, provide for the rights of their holders, and purchase, hold, and dispose of any of its bonds or notes;

(8) fix and revise from time to time and charge and collect fees and charges for the use of its services or facilities;

(9) accept gifts or grants from the United States, or from any governmental unit or person, firm, or corporation, carry out the terms or provisions or make agreements with respect to the gifts or grants, and do all things necessary, useful, desirable, or convenient in connection with procuring, accepting, or disposing of the gifts or grants;

(10) do anything authorized by this chapter, through its officers, agents, or employees or by contracts with a person;

(11) make, enter into, and enforce all contracts necessary, convenient, or desirable for the purposes of the bond bank authority or pertaining to a loan, a purchase or sale of municipal bonds or other investments, or the performance of its duties and execution of any of its powers under this chapter;

(12) purchase or hold municipal bonds at prices and in a manner the bond bank authority considers advisable, and sell municipal bonds acquired or held by it at prices without relation to cost and in a manner the bond bank authority considers advisable;

(13) invest funds or money of the bond bank authority not required at the time of investment for loans or for the purchase of municipal bonds, in the same manner as permitted for investment of funds belonging to the state, except as otherwise provided in this chapter;

(14) prescribe the form of application or procedure required for a loan or purchase of its municipal bonds, fix the terms and conditions of the loan or purchase, and enter into agreements with respect to loans or purchases;

(15) render services in connection with a public or private sale of its municipal bonds, including advisory and other services, and charge for services rendered;

(16) charge for its costs and services in review or consideration of a proposed loan or purchase by the bond bank authority of municipal bonds, whether or not the loan is made or the municipal bonds purchased;

(17) fix and establish terms and provisions with respect to a purchase of municipal bonds by the bond bank authority, including date and maturities of the bonds, provisions as to redemption or payment before maturity, and any other matters that in connection with the purchase are necessary, desirable, or advisable in the judgment of the bond bank authority;

(18) procure insurance against any losses in connection with its property, operations, or assets in amounts and from insurers as it considers desirable;

(19) to the extent permitted under its contracts with the holders of bonds or notes of the bond bank authority, consent to modification of the rate of interest, time and payment of installment of principal or interest, security or any other term of a bond or note, contract or agreement of any kind to which the bond bank authority is a party;

(20) by regulation, create a new entity or new entities for the purpose of issuing negotiable or nonnegotiable revenue bonds, notes, or certificates of participation to finance a self-insurance program for municipalities or municipal joint insurance arrangements organized under AS 21.76 or to provide assistance to governmental employers under AS 44.85.085(a);  the powers, duties, and membership of the new entity or entities shall be limited to the powers, duties, and membership of the authority and stated in the regulation;  the new entity or entities shall each be a public corporation and an instrumentality of the state with the same legal existence and continuing succession as the bond bank authority;  and

(21) do all acts and things necessary, convenient, or desirable to carry out the powers expressly granted or necessarily implied in this chapter.

Cite this article: - Alaska Statutes Title 44. State Government § 44.85.080. Powers of bond bank authority - last updated April 21, 2021 |

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