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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 5. SAN JOAQUIN REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT [50000 - 50507]

  ( Heading of Part 5 amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 704, Sec. 9. )

CHAPTER 6. Powers and Functions of District [50160 - 50220]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 839. )

ARTICLE 6. Indebtedness [50200 - 50203]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 839. )

50200.
  

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 five cents ($0.05) 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 6 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 said notes and the proceedings relating to their issuance and sale, will be governed by the applicable provisions contained in Article 7 (commencing with Section 53820) of Chapter 4 of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 839.)

50201.
  

The board of directors of a district 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 6 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 of the county in which the district lies for the following fiscal year.

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

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 839.)

50202.
  

The district shall not incur an indebtedness under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 50225) of this part which in the aggregate exceeds two (2) percent of the assessed value of all the real and personal property within the district.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 839.)

50203.
  

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 co-operate with, and accept co-operation 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 heretofore adopted or may hereafter adopt, under which aid, assistance, and co-operation 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 co-operation 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. 1963, Ch. 839.)

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