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DIVISION 31. HOUSING AND HOME FINANCE [50000 - 53574]

  ( Division 31 repealed and added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 610. )

PART 11. HOUSING AND EMERGENCY SHELTER TRUST FUND ACT OF 2002 [53500 - 53534]

  ( Part 11 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. )

CHAPTER 3. Fiscal Provisions [53521 - 53532]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. )

53521.
  

Bonds in the total amount of two billion one hundred million dollars ($2,100,000,000) exclusive of refunding bonds, or so much thereof as is determined necessary and feasible by the committee in order to effectuate this part or to conduct an effective sale, may be issued and sold to provide a fund to be used for carrying out the purposes expressed in this part and to be used to reimburse the General Obligation Bond Expense Revolving Fund pursuant to Section 16724.5 of the Government Code. The bonds shall, when sold, be and constitute a valid legally and binding obligation of the state, and the full faith and credit of the state is hereby pledged for the punctual payment of both principal of, and interest on, the bonds as the principal and interest become due and payable.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53522.
  

Any bonds issued and sold pursuant to this part may be refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds in accordance with Article 6 (commencing with Section 16780) of Chapter 4 of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code. Approval by the electors of the state for the issuance of bonds described in this chapter shall include the approval of the issuance of any bonds issued to refund any bonds originally issued or any previously issued refunding bonds.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53523.
  

(a) The bonds authorized by this part shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond Law (Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code) and all of the other provisions of that law apply to the bonds and to this part and are hereby incorporated in this part as though set forth in full in this part.

(b) Pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law, the cost of bond issuance shall be paid out of the bond proceeds. These costs shall be shared proportionally by each program funded through this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53524.
  

(a) Solely for the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale, pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law, of the bonds authorized by this part, the Housing Finance Committee is hereby created. For purposes of this part, the Housing Finance Committee is “the committee” as that term is used in the State General Obligation Bond Law. The committee consists of the Controller, the Treasurer, the Director of Finance, the Secretary of Business, Consumer Services and Housing, the Director of Housing and Community Development, and the Executive Director of the California Housing Finance Agency, or their designated representatives. The Treasurer shall serve as the chairperson of the committee. A majority of the committee may act for the committee.

(b) For purposes of the State General Obligation Bond Law, the department is designated the “board” for programs administered by the department, and the agency is the “board” for programs administered by the agency.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 352, Sec. 383. Effective September 26, 2013. Operative July 1, 2013, by Sec. 543 of Ch. 352. Note: This section was added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, and approved in Prop. 46 on Nov. 5, 2002.)

53525.
  

Upon request of the board stating that funds are needed for the purposes of this chapter, the committee shall determine whether or not it is necessary or desirable to issue bonds authorized pursuant to this part in order to carry out the actions specified in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 53533) and, if so, the amount of bonds to be issued and sold. Successive issues of bonds may be authorized and sold to carry out those actions progressively, and it is not necessary that all of the bonds authorized to be issued be sold at any one time.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53526.
  

There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected, in addition to the ordinary revenues of the state, a sum in an amount required to pay the principal of, and interest on, the bonds each year, and it is the duty of all officers charged by law with any duty in regard to the collection of the revenue to do and perform each and every act that is necessary to collect that additional sum.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53527.
  

Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, there is hereby appropriated from the General Fund, for the purposes of this part, an amount that will equal the total of the following:

(a) The sum annually necessary to pay the principal of, and interest on, bonds issued and sold pursuant to this part, as the principal and interest become due and payable.

(b) The sum necessary to carry out the provisions of Section 53528, appropriated without regard to fiscal years.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53528.
  

For the purposes of carrying out this part, the Director of Finance may authorize the withdrawal from the General Fund of an amount or amounts not to exceed the amount of the unsold bonds that have been authorized by the committee to be sold for the purpose of carrying out this part. Any amounts withdrawn shall be deposited in the fund. Any money made available under this section shall be returned to the General Fund from money received from the sale of bonds for the purpose of carrying out this part.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53529.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, or of the State General Obligation Bond Law, if the Treasurer sells bonds pursuant to this part that include a bond counsel opinion to the effect that the interest on the bonds is excluded from gross income for federal tax purposes under designated conditions, the Treasurer may maintain separate accounts for the bond proceeds invested and the investment earnings on those proceeds, and may use or direct the use of those proceeds or earnings to pay any rebate, penalty, or other payment required under federal law, or take any other action with respect to the investment and use of those bond proceeds, as may be required or desirable under federal law in order to maintain the tax exempt status of those bonds and to obtain any other advantage under federal law on behalf of the funds of this state.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53530.
  

The board may request the Pooled Money Investment Board to make a loan from the Pooled Money Investment Account, in accordance with Section 16312 of the Government Code, for the purposes of carrying out this part. The amount of the request shall not exceed the amount of unsold bonds that the committee has by resolution authorized to be sold for the purpose of carrying out this part. The board shall execute any documents that are required by the Pooled Money Investment Board to obtain and repay the loan. Any amounts loaned shall be deposited in the fund to be allocated by the board in accordance with this part.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53531.
  

All money deposited in the fund that is derived from premiums and accrued interest on bonds sold shall be reserved in the fund and shall be available for transfer to the General Fund as a credit to expenditures for bond interest.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

53532.
  

The Legislature hereby finds and declares that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this part are not “proceeds of taxes” as that term is used in Article XIII B of the California Constitution, the disbursement of these proceeds is not subject to the limitations imposed by that article.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 26, Sec. 8. Approved in Proposition 46 at the November 5, 2002, election.)

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