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74-99d09.Issuance of revenue bonds. (a) The Kansas electric transmission authority may enter into agreements with the Kansas development finance authority to issue revenue bonds or provide other financing pursuant to the Kansas development finance authority act, K.S.A. 74-8901 et seq., and amendments thereto, and to provide for payment of the bonds for the purpose of:

(1) Financing the construction, upgrading or repair of transmission facilities owned by the Kansas electric transmission authority pursuant to this act or the acquisition of right-of-way for such facilities, or both; or

(2) financing the construction, upgrading or repair of transmission facilities not owned by the Kansas electric transmission authority or the acquisition of right-of-way for such facilities, or both.

(b) Transmission facilities constructed, upgraded or repaired using proceeds of bonds issued pursuant to this section shall not be required to be located wholly within this state if:

(1) The majority of the costs of the construction, upgrade or repair is for construction, upgrade or repair of transmission facilities located or to be located in this state; and

(2) the state corporation commission certifies that the portions of the lines and appurtenances located outside this state will improve the reliability and security of the state's electric transmission system or will contribute to the long-term economic well being of this state.

(c) The Kansas development finance authority may pledge the agreement or agreements authorized in this section for the payment or redemption of the bonds. The activities of the Kansas electric transmission authority in administering and performing the powers, duties and functions prescribed by the provisions of this act from the proceeds of bonds issued for such purpose by the Kansas development finance authority are hereby approved for the purposes of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 74-8905, and amendments thereto, and the authorization of the issuance of such bonds by the Kansas development finance authority in accordance with that statute. No bonds shall be issued pursuant to this section unless the Kansas development finance authority has received a resolution of the board of the Kansas electric transmission authority requesting the issuance of such bonds. 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. Bonds issued pursuant to this section shall not be subject to the notice requirements of K.S.A. 74-8905, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 2005, ch. 169, § 9; Apr. 21.



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