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Mississippi Code Title 43. Public Welfare § 43-35-213. Bond covenants

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(a) A resolution issuing bonds in compliance with this article may include any covenants with the bondholders deemed necessary to make such bonds secure and marketable, including, but without limitation, covenants regarding the application of the bond proceeds;  the pledging, application and securing of special taxes, parking facility tax increment financing revenues, payments from municipalities and counties, other revenues and the revenues of the parking facilities;  the creation and maintenance of reserves;  covenants to levy special taxes and other taxes;  covenants to enforce agreements;  the investment of funds;  the issuance of additional bonds;  the maintenance of minimum fees, charges and rentals;  the operation and maintenance of facilities;  insurance and insurance proceeds;  accounts and audits;  the sale of properties;  remedies of bondholders;  the vesting in a trustee or trustees such powers and rights as may be necessary to secure the bonds and the revenues and funds from which they are payable;  the terms and conditions upon which bondholders may exercise their rights and remedies;  the replacement of lost, destroyed or mutilated bonds;  the definition, consequences and remedies of an event of default;  and the appointment of a receiver in the event of a default.

(b) All taxes and revenues pledged to the payment of such bonds shall be subject to a lien in favor of the holders of such bonds, and all such taxes and revenues received by the issuing authority shall be immediately subject to such lien without any physical delivery thereof or further act by the issuing authority, and such lien shall be effective as against all parties asserting claims against the issuing authority, whether by way of tort, contract or otherwise, whether or not such parties may have had notice of such lien.  Such pledge or trust agreement creating the same need not be filed or recorded except in the official minutes of the issuing authority.

(c) The state does hereby covenant with the holders of any such bonds that it will not, while any such bonds shall be outstanding, limit or diminish the right and power of any county, municipality or urban renewal agency or redevelopment authority to establish, maintain and collect rates, fees, rentals and other charges pledged to the payment of such bonds, or to levy the special taxes authorized by this article, to fulfill any covenants with or for the benefit of such bondholders, or to make or receive payments pursuant to a parking facility tax increment financing plan.

Cite this article: - Mississippi Code Title 43. Public Welfare § 43-35-213. Bond covenants - last updated January 01, 2018 |

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