This bill would authorize the Alabama Public School and College Authority to sell and assume fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) aggregate principal amount of bonds to provide funds to pay the cost of capital improvements for training workers for new or existing industries
To authorize the Alabama Public School and College Authority to sell and issue fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) in aggregate principal amount of additional bonds for capital improvements for the support of public education; to provide funds for capital improvements for training workers for new and existing industries; to authorize the authority to reimburse the Department of Finance, and the State Treasurer's office for costs incurred in providing services for the authority; to authorize the authority to provide for the details of the bonds and the sale and issuance thereof; to make an appropriation and pledge for payment of the principal and interest on the bonds from specific taxes necessary to pay the principal and interest at their respective maturities and authorize the authority to pledge for payment of the principal and interest on the bonds the funds that are appropriated and pledged; to provide for the investment of funds by the State Treasurer; to provide that the bonds shall not constitute a debt of the state but shall be limited obligations payable out of the funds appropriated and pledged therefor; to provide that the bonds and income therefrom shall be exempt from all taxation in this state and that the bonds may be used to secure deposits of funds of this state and its political subdivisions, instrumentalities, and agencies and for investment of fiduciary funds; to authorize the authority to establish procedures and requirements to ensure compliance with the tax covenants with which the authority must comply; to exempt the bonds from the usury laws of the state; to authorize the authority to issue refunding bonds and give the details of such refunding; to provide for the employment of attorneys, fiscal advisors, trustees, paying agents, investment bankers, banks, and underwriters and for the payment of all expenses incurred in the issuance of the bonds; to provide that after payment of the expenses of the issuance of the bonds the proceeds from the sale thereof shall be disbursed on order or warrants issued by or under the direction of the authority for the purposes for which the bonds are authorized to be issued; to provide for the timely expenditure of the proceeds from the sale of the bonds; to provide for use of amounts repaid to the authority by local boards of education and to provide that if any portion of this act should be held invalid such holding shall not affect the validity of any other portion thereof; and to require all projects using bond proceeds to have all equipping of building to be supervised by the State Building Commission and to provide for the payments of its reasonable cost in reviewing contract documents and supervising and inspecting the work.
|May 9, 2012
|April 19, 2012
|Read for the second time and placed on the calendar
|April 12, 2012
|Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Finance and Taxation Education
|SB512 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced