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74-8961.Revenue bonds to finance certain capital improvement projects in Wilson county; requirements and procedures. (a) For the purpose of financing certain capital improvement projects the Kansas development finance authority is hereby authorized to issue one or more series of revenue bonds pursuant to the Kansas development finance authority act, K.S.A. 74-8901 et seq., and amendments thereto, in an amount necessary to provide a deposit or deposits to the state general fund in a total amount not to exceed $8,000,000, plus all amounts required for costs of bond issuance, costs of insurance or credit enhancement, costs of interest on the bonds issued for such capital improvement projects during the construction of such project and any required reserves for the payment of principal and interest on the bonds, for capital improvement projects relating to certain transportation and utility and infrastructure facilities located in Wilson county, Kansas: Provided, That such capital improvement project is hereby approved for the Kansas department of administration for the purposes of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 74-8905, and amendments thereto, and the authorization of the issuance of bonds by the Kansas development finance authority in accordance with those statutes: Provided further, That the department of administration may make expenditures from the moneys received from the issuance of any such bonds for such capital improvement projects: And provided further, That debt service for any such bonds shall be financed by transfers, by order of the secretary, from the state general fund or any appropriate special revenue fund or funds: And provided further, That the date of maturity on bonds issued pursuant to this section shall not be fixed for a period of time which exceeds twenty years from the date of issuance.

(b) The proceeds from the sale of any bonds, other than refunding bonds, issued pursuant to this section, after payment of any costs related to the issuance of such bonds, shall be used by the department of administration to finance the costs of capital improvements in Wilson county as authorized and requested by the secretary of the department of administration.

(c) The secretary of administration shall enter into an agreement with the Kansas development finance authority which provides that pursuant to any pledges and covenants the authority enters into with the holders of any bonds issued pursuant to the provisions of this section, that the department will not limit or alter the rights or powers vested in the Kansas development finance authority by this section, nor limit or alter the rights or powers of the authority, or the department of administration in any manner which would jeopardize the interest of the holders or any trustee of such holders or inhibit or prevent performance or fulfillment by the Kansas development finance authority or the department of administration with respect to the terms of any agreement made with the holders of bonds or agreements made pursuant to this section. The secretary of administration is hereby specifically authorized to include this pledge and covenant in any agreement with the Kansas development finance authority. The Kansas development finance authority is hereby specifically authorized to include this pledge and covenant in any bond resolution, trust indenture or agreement for the benefit of the holders of the bonds.

(d) Neither the state nor the department of administration shall have the power to pledge the full faith and credit or taxing power of the state of Kansas for such purposes and any payment by the department for such purpose shall be subject to and dependent on appropriations by the legislature. Any obligation of the state or the department for payment of debt service on bonds issued pursuant to this section shall not be considered a debt or obligation of the state for the purpose of section 6 of article 11 of the constitution of the state of Kansas.

(e) The department of administration may enter into loan agreements with Wilson county. The agreements shall provide for repayment by Wilson county of any and all moneys expended from the state general fund to pay debt service on any bonds issued by Kansas development finance authority pursuant to this section, including all costs of issuance paid from the state general fund. All moneys received pursuant to such agreements shall be deposited in the state treasury in accordance with provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto, and shall be credited to the state general fund.

(f) The secretary of administration shall enter into pledge agreements with the Kansas development finance authority to pledge moneys for the payment of any bonds issued pursuant to this act.

(g) The activities of the secretary in administering and performing the powers, duties and functions prescribed by the provisions of this act are hereby approved for purposes of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 74-8905, and amendments thereto, and the authorization of issuance of one or more series of revenue bonds by the Kansas development finance authority in accordance with the Kansas development finance act, K.S.A. 74-8901 et seq., and amendments thereto. The provisions of subsection (a) of K.S.A. 74-8905, and amendments thereto, shall not prohibit the issuance of bonds for such purposes when so authorized and any such issuance of bonds is exempt from the provisions of subsection (a) of K.S.A. 74-8905, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2008, ch. 100, § 1; May 1.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-11-19T10:09:36. Head Rev No: 338669