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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 13. GOLDEN EMPIRE TRANSIT DISTRICT [101000 - 101372]

  ( Heading of Part 13 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 590. )

CHAPTER 6. General Financial Provisions [101210 - 101260]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161. )

ARTICLE 2. Indebtedness [101220 - 101223]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161. )

101220.
  

The district may borrow money for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the district lawfully incurred after the commencement of the fiscal year, but prior to the time moneys from the tax levy for the fiscal year are received by the district, in a sum which shall not exceed fifteen cents ($0.15) on each one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation of taxable property in the district at the time the moneys are borrowed, and may evidence such borrowing by notes bearing interest at a rate not to exceed 7 percent per annum. The notes shall be payable from the tax levy from the then current fiscal year, which levy shall contain a sum sufficient to provide for the payment of the notes and the interest thereon. The form of the notes, and the proceedings relating to their issuance and sale, shall be governed by the applicable provisions contained in Article 7 (commencing with Section 53820), Chapter 4, Part 1, Division 2, Title 5 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101221.
  

The board may, within a period of two years from and after the formation of the district, pursuant to a resolution adopted by it for the purpose, borrow money on certificates of indebtedness, promissory notes, or other evidences of indebtedness, in anticipation of the estimated tax revenue for the following fiscal year, to be repaid within four years from the date of borrowing with interest at a rate not to exceed 7 percent per annum, in order to enable the district to meet all of its necessary initial expenses of organization, construction, acquisition, maintenance, and operation. The total amount of money borrowed and indebtedness incurred under this section during this two-year period shall not exceed 50 percent of the total amount of estimated tax revenue as estimated by the county auditor for the following fiscal year.

The form of the notes, and the proceedings relating to their issuance and sale, shall be governed by the applicable provisions contained in Article 7 (commencing with Section 53820), Chapter 4, Part 1, Division 2, Title 5 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101222.
  

The district may accept, without limitation by any other provisions of this part requiring approval of indebtedness, contributions or loans from the United States, this state, or any department, instrumentality, or agency of either thereof, for the purpose of financing the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation of transit facilities, and may enter into contracts and cooperate with, and accept cooperation from, the United States, this state, or any department, instrumentality, or agency of either thereof, in the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation, and in financing the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation of any such transit facilities in accordance with any legislation which Congress or the Legislature of the State of California may have theretofore adopted or may hereafter adopt, under which aid, assistance, and cooperation may be furnished by the United States or this state in the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation, or in financing the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation, of any such transit facilities. The district may do any and all things necessary in order to avail itself of such aid, assistance, and cooperation under any federal or state legislation now or hereafter enacted. Any evidence of indebtedness issued under this section shall constitute a negotiable instrument.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101223.
  

The authority to incur indebtedness vested in the district by the provisions of this article shall be in addition to any right vested in it to receive a temporary transfer of funds pursuant to the last paragraph of Section 6 of Article XVI of the California Constitution.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 140, Sec. 165. (AB 1164) Effective January 1, 2010.)

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