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68-2098.Modern express highways; issuance of highway revenue bonds. The authority is hereby authorized to provide by resolution at one time or from time to time for the issuance of highway revenue bonds of the authority in an amount not exceeding $242,000,000 for the purpose of paying the cost of any project or projects. The principal of and the interest on such bonds shall be payable solely from the funds herein provided for such payment, including any payments to the authority from the state highway fund or state freeway fund provided to be made pursuant to the provisions of this act and the act of which this section is amendatory, and pledged for their payment. The bonds of each issue shall be dated, shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding the maximum rate of interest prescribed by K.S.A. 10-1009, and amendments thereto, shall mature at such time not exceeding 40 years from their date, as determined by the authority, and may be made redeemable before maturity, at the option of the authority, at such price and under such terms and conditions fixed by the authority prior to the issuance of the bonds. No bonds may be sold for an amount less than par value plus accrued interest. The authority shall determine the form and the manner of execution of the bonds, including any interest coupons to be attached thereto, and shall fix the denomination of the bonds and the place of payment of principal and interest, which may be at any bank or trust company within or without the state. In case any officer whose signature or a facsimile of whose signature appears on any bonds or coupons shall cease to be such officer before the delivery of such bonds, such signature or such facsimile shall nevertheless be valid and sufficient for all purposes the same as if such officer had remained in office until such delivery. All bonds issued under the provisions of this act shall have all the qualities and incidents of negotiable instruments under the negotiable instruments law of the state. The bonds may be issued in coupon or in registered form, or both, as the authority determines, and provision may be made for the registration of any coupon bonds as to both principal and interest, for the reconversion into coupon bonds of any bonds registered as to both principal and interest and for the interchange of registered and coupon bonds. The authority may sell such bonds in such manner and for such price as it determines will best effect the purposes of this act.

The proceeds of the bonds shall be used solely for the payment of the cost of any highway project or projects and shall be disbursed in such manner and under such restrictions, if any, as the authority provides in the resolution authorizing the issuance of such bonds or in the trust agreement securing the same. If the proceeds of the bonds exceed such cost, the surplus shall be deposited to the credit of the sinking fund for such bonds.

Prior to the preparation of definitive bonds, the authority, under like restrictions, may issue interim receipts or temporary bonds with or without coupons, exchangeable for definitive bonds when such bonds are executed and are available for delivery. The authority also may provide for the replacement of any bonds which are mutilated, destroyed or lost. Bonds may be issued under the provisions of this act without obtaining the consent of any department, division, commission, board, bureau or agency of the state, and without any other proceedings or the happening of any other conditions or things than those proceedings, conditions or things which are specifically required by this act.

History: L. 1973, ch. 269, § 6; L. 1974, ch. 275, § 5; L. 1974, ch. 276, § 4; L. 1983, ch. 49, § 93; May 12.

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2020. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2020-07-13T06:12:29. Head Rev No: 345400