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  ( Division 21 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )


  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 3. Bonds [74790 - 74872]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

ARTICLE 5. Issuance and Terms [74850 - 74857]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )


If two-thirds of the votes cast upon the proposition at the bond election are marked and counted “Bonds—Yes” or appear to favor the proposition submitted, the proposition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the voters and to authorize the incurring of a bonded debt and the issuance of bonds in the amount of and for the purpose stated in the proposition.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)


The board may issue the bonds of the district for the whole or any part of the amount of the indebtedness authorized, and may, from time to time, provide for the issuance of such amounts as are necessary, until the full amount of the bonds authorized have been issued. Each separate issue shall be given a serial number or letter.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)


The board shall, by a resolution adopted by a majority of its members, prescribe the form of the bonds and of the coupons attached thereto and fix the time when the whole or any part of the principal shall become due and payable. The payment of the first installment may be deferred for a period not longer than five years from the date of the bond.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)


The bonds shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding 8 percent per year, payable annually or semiannually as may be prescribed by the board at the time of the issuance of the bonds.

(Amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 130.)


The board may provide for redemption of bonds before maturity at prices determined by it. A bond shall not be subject to call or redemption prior to maturity unless it contains a recital to that effect.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)


The bonds shall be in such denominations as the board may prescribe.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 359.)


The principal and interest shall be payable in lawful money of the United States at the office of the treasurer or such other place as may be designated or at either place at the option of the holder of the bond.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)


The bonds shall be dated, numbered consecutively, signed by the president, and attested by the secretary with the official seal of the district. The interest coupons shall bear the actual or facsimile signature of the president.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

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