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DIVISION 15. RECLAMATION DISTRICTS [50000 - 53901]

  ( Division 15 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

PART 8. BONDS AND REFUNDING BONDS [52100 - 52862]

  ( Part 8 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 3. General Refunding Bonds [52500 - 52602]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

ARTICLE 1. Issuance and Form [52500 - 52510]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

52500.
  

A district may refund the whole or any part of any installment of the principal of an outstanding bond issue.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52501.
  

All proceedings for the issuance of refunding bonds commenced prior to August 14, 1929 shall be completed in accordance with the provisions of this part.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52502.
  

When the board determines that it would be for the best interest of the district or the landowners therein to refund any installment, or portion thereof, of the principal of any outstanding bonds of the district, the board may, by order entered upon its records, order a special election to be held at some place in the district to be designated by the board.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52503.
  

At the election the board shall submit to the landowners the question of whether any installment of the principal of the outstanding bonds of the district, or any part of such installment shall be refunded.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52504.
  

The order for the election shall state the maturities and rate of interest of the refunding bonds, and the total amount of the principal thereof, and shall designate the bonds which are to be refunded.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52505.
  

If a majority of the votes cast at the election approve the issuance of refunding bonds, the board shall prescribe the date and rate of interest of the refunding bonds authorized at the election and shall cause them to be executed and delivered, with a certified copy of the order of election, to the county treasurer.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52506.
  

The principal of the refunding bonds shall not exceed 110 percent of the principal amount of the bonds to be refunded.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52507.
  

The principal and interest of refunding bonds shall be based on and payable out of the assessment upon which the bonds to be refunded are payable.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52508.
  

Refunding bonds shall be payable serially within at least 50 years from their date.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52509.
  

Refunding bonds may be in substantially the following form:

United States of America
State of California

County of ______

No. _____

$

Reclamation District No. ______

Reclamation District No. ____ for value received, hereby acknowledges itself indebted to and promises to pay to the holder hereof at the office of the treasurer of ____ County, in the State of California, on the ____ day of ____, 19__, the sum of $____ in lawful money of the United States of America, with interest thereon in like lawful money from the date hereof until paid at the rate of ____ percent per year, payable at the office of said treasurer on the first day of January, and the first day of July in each year on presentation and surrender of the interest coupons hereto attached. This bond is one of a series of refunding bonds of like tenor and effect, except as to denomination and maturity, numbered from ____ to ____ inclusive, amounting in the aggregate to the sum of ____ dollars ($____), issued in accordance with Division 15 of the Water Code of the State of California pursuant to an election held in said reclamation district on the ____ day of ____, 19__, authorizing their issuance, and are issued for the purpose of refunding ____ $____ of the principal amount of the bonds of this district dated the ____ day of ____, 19__, and outstanding on the ____ day of ____, 19__, and this bond is based upon and secured by an assessment levied on the lands in said district, and filed in the office of the county treasurer of said County of ____ on the ____ day of ____, and the said reclamation district does hereby certify and declare that said election was duly called and held upon due notice, and the result thereof was duly canvassed and ascertained, in pursuance of and in strict conformity with the laws of the State of California applicable thereto, and that all of the acts and conditions and things required by law to be done, precedent to and in the issue of said bonds have been done and have been performed in regular and in due form and in strict accordance with the provisions of the law authorizing the issuance of reclamation bonds.

This bond is one of the bonds issued to refund $____ principal amount of bonds of this district numbered ____ dated the said ____ day of ____, 19__, and maturing ____, 19__.

In testimony whereof, the said district, by its board of trustees, has caused this bond to be signed by the president of said board and attested by the auditor of said County of ____ with his seal of office affixed this ____ day of ____, 19__.

President of said board

Attest: 

Auditor of the County of , State of California.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

52510.
  

The interest coupons may be substantially in the following form:

No. ________

$ _______

The county treasurer of ____ County, California, will pay to the holder hereof on the ____ day of ____, 19___, at his office in the County of ____ the sum of $____ in lawful money of the United States out of the funds of Reclamation District No. ____ for interest on refunding bond of said district, No. ___.

County Auditor

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

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