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Tennessee Code Title 48. Corporations and Associations § 48-102-203

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(a) All masonic lodges which hold real estate to the value of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or more have the power to issue coupon bonds from time to time to an amount not exceeding a total of forty thousand dollars ($40,000), bearing six percent (6%) interest per annum, payable semiannually, for the purpose of erecting a building or hall upon same.

(b) The coupon bonds may be issued in sums of twenty-five dollars ($25.00), fifty dollars ($50.00), one hundred dollars ($100), five hundred dollars ($500), and one thousand dollars ($1,000), as may be desired.

(c) The coupon bonds shall not have more than twenty (20) years in which to mature, and may be taken up by the lodge at any time after five (5) years from their issuance.

(d) Any masonic lodge which shall issue coupon bonds under this section may execute a mortgage upon its real estate to secure the payment of the bonds and coupons.

(e) The worshipful master and wardens or other proper officers of the lodge have the power to issue the bonds and coupons and execute the mortgage provided for in this section whenever they have been instructed by a meeting of their lodge to do so.

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