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  ( Division 16 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155. )


  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155. )

CHAPTER 2. Bonds [55520 - 55679]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155. )

ARTICLE 2. Additional Bond Issues [55550 - 55553]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155. )


Whenever the board deems it necessary for the district to incur a bonded indebtedness in addition to that incurred at the time of the formation of the district for any of the purposes of the district, the board shall, by resolution, so declare and state the proposition to be submitted to the electors, the purpose for which the proposed debt is to be incurred, the amount of the debt to be incurred, the maximum term the bonds proposed to be issued shall run before maturity, which shall not exceed 40 years, and the maximum rate of interest to be paid, which shall not exceed 8 percent per year, payable semiannually.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)


The board shall then fix a date upon which an election shall be held for the purpose of authorizing the bonded indebtedness to be incurred, and shall proceed with the election in accordance with Chapter 4 of Part 2 of this division.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)


If at the election a majority of the votes cast are in favor of the incurring of the bonded indebtedness, then the board shall enter an order to that effect upon its minutes, and shall thereupon be authorized and empowered to issue the bonds of said district for the amount voted, payable out of the funds of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)


The provisions contained in Articles 1 and 5 of Chapter 2 of this part and Sections 55701, 55703, and 55704, relating to the form of bonds, the issuance and sale of bonds, the validation thereof, and the levying of a tax for the principal and interest thereof, shall apply in like manner to bonds voted and issued as provided in this article.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)

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