[§304A-2674]  Revenue bonds; details, sale, legal investment.  (a)  Revenue bonds:

     (1)  Shall be issued in the name of the board;

     (2)  May bear interest at a rate payable at such time or times;

     (3)  May be issued in one or more series;

     (4)  May be in a denomination or denominations;

     (5)  May bear a date or dates;

     (6)  May mature at such time not exceeding fifty years from their respective dates;

     (7)  May be payable in a medium of payment and at a place within or without the State;

     (8)  May carry registration privileges;

     (9)  May be subject to terms and conditions of redemption or to tenders for purchase or to purchase prior to the stated maturity, at the option of the board or the holder;

    (10)  May contain terms, covenants, and conditions; and

    (11)  May be in any form and printed in any manner, including typewritten;

as the resolution authorizing the issuance of the revenue bonds may provide.

     (b)  The board may acquire policies of insurance and enter into banking arrangements upon any terms and conditions that the board deems appropriate, at the time of delivery of an issue of revenue bonds or at a later date that the board deems in the best interest of the university, including but not limited to contracting for a support facility under section 304A-2675, and contracting for interest rate swaps, swapations, interest rate floors, and other similar contracts to hedge or reduce the amount or duration of payment, rate, spread, or similar risk or to reduce the cost of borrowing when used in conjunction with revenue bonds issued pursuant to this subpart.

     (c)  The board may make appropriate arrangements for the sale of each issue of revenue bonds or part thereof as are issued pursuant to this subpart, including but not limited to  arranging for the preparation and printing of the revenue bonds, the official statement, and any other documents or instruments deemed required for the issuance and sale of revenue bonds and retaining financial, accounting, and legal consultants, all upon terms and conditions as the board deems advisable and in the best interest of the State and the university.  The board may offer the revenue bonds at competitive sale or may negotiate the sale of the revenue bonds to any person or group of persons, to the United States of America, or any board, agency, instrumentality, or corporation thereof, to the employees’ retirement system of the State, to any political subdivision of the State, or to any board, agency, instrumentality, public corporation, or other governmental organization of the State or of any political subdivision of the State.

     The sale of the revenue bonds by the board by negotiation shall be at the price and upon the terms and conditions, and the revenue bonds shall bear interest at the rate or varying rates determined from time to time in the manner, as approved by the board.

     The sale of the revenue bonds by the board at competitive sale shall be at the price and upon terms and conditions, and the revenue bonds shall bear interest at the rate or rates or varying rates determined from time to time in the manner as specified by the successful bidder.  The revenue bonds shall be sold in the manner provided in section 39-55.

     (d)  The board may delegate the responsibility for the sale and the fixing of the terms and details of revenue bonds and such other determinations or actions, as may be provided by resolution of the board, to the chairman, the president, or another designated officer.

     (e)  The purpose of this subsection is to authorize any person, firm, corporation, association, political subdivision, body, or officer, public or private, to use any funds owned or controlled by them, including sinking, insurance, investment, retirement, compensation, pension, trust funds, and funds held on deposit, for the purchase of any revenue bonds issued under this subpart.  All public officers and bodies of the State, all political subdivisions, all insurance companies and associations, all banks, savings banks, and savings institutions, including building or savings and loan associations, all credit unions, all trust companies, all personal representatives, guardians, trustees, and all other persons and fiduciaries in the State who are regulated by law as to the character of their investment, may legally invest funds within their control and available for investment in revenue bonds issued under this subpart. [L 2007, c 161, pt of §1]



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