California Military and Veterans Code
A resolution of issuance may provide for the issuance of debentures in one or more series and for the aggregate principal amount of any series thereof. Any series of debentures may consist of serial debentures or of term debentures with sinking fund requirements or partially of serial debentures and partially of term debentures with sinking fund requirements. A resolution of issuance may provide for such supplemental resolutions of issuance as may from time to time be required to fix and determine the terms and conditions of each series of debentures.
A resolution of issuance may provide for the dates to be borne by debentures, and by each series, issued thereunder and for the dates of maturity thereof.
A resolution of issuance may provide for the payment of interest on debentures annually or semiannually or in part annually and in part semiannually, upon such dates and at such rates as may be provided for by the Veterans' Debenture Finance Committee. The first interest payment may be at any time on or before one year from the date of the debenture.
A resolution of issuance may provide for the call and redemption of debentures issued thereunder, upon such terms, conditions and notice, and upon the payment of such premium, as may be fixed in said resolution. No debenture shall be subject to call or redemption prior to its fixed maturity date unless the right to exercise such call is expressly stated on the face of the debenture.
A resolution of issuance may provide for the forms, denominations, registration, transfer and interchange of debentures issued thereunder. Debentures may be issued as coupon debentures or as registered debentures in any denomination or denominations authorized by the resolution of issuance. A resolution of issuance may provide for the interchange of coupon debentures for registered debentures and of registered debentures for coupon debentures, and may provide for the registration of coupon debentures as to principal only or as to both principal and interest. Debentures of different denominations, in either coupon or registered form, may be made exchangeable for debentures of an equal aggregate principal amount, but of different denominations upon such terms as may be provided in the resolution of issuance.
A resolution of issuance may provide for the replacement of lost, destroyed or mutilated debentures or coupons.
A resolution of issuance may provide for the issuance of temporary or interim debentures, certificates or receipts pending the preparation and delivery of definitive debentures. Such temporary or interim debentures, certificates or receipts may be of any denomination and with or without coupons.
A resolution of issuance may provide for the payment of the principal and interest of debentures at any place within or without the State of California and in specified coin or currency of the United States and may include a covenant to maintain, in each city in which any outstanding debentures shall be expressed to be payable, an office or agency where such debentures and interest coupons thereon may be presented for payment.
A resolution of issuance shall provide the means by which payments of principal and interest of debentures shall be secured.
A resolution of issuance may include a provision requiring the department to pay or cause to be paid punctually the principal of all debentures issued thereunder and the interest thereon, on the dates, at the places and in the manner provided in such debentures and in the coupons appertaining thereto.
A resolution of issuance may include a provision requiring the department to preserve and protect the security of the debentures and the rights of the holders thereof and to warrant and defend such rights.
A resolution of issuance may include provisions which limit, restrict or prohibit any right, power or privilege of the department to create or give any mortgage, lien or pledge on any personal or real property acquired by the department out of moneys in the Veterans' Farm and Home Building Fund of 1970, or upon the pledged contracts or upon any other revenues.
A resolution of issuance may include provisions requiring, specifying or limiting the kind, amount and character of insurance to be maintained by the department on any property under the jurisdiction of the department and the use and disposition of the proceeds of any such insurance thereafter collected.
A resolution of issuance may include a provision requiring the department to charge a uniform rate of interest on the unpaid balance of the purchase price of any and all properties acquired by the department and sold to veterans under this act.
A resolution of issuance may include provisions requiring the department to hold or cause to be held in trust the revenues, or any part of the revenues, pledged to the payment of debentures and the interest thereon, and to apply or cause to be applied revenues or such part of revenues, only as provided in the resolution of issuance.
A resolution of issuance may include provisions defining the power of the department in applying the proceeds of the sale of any debentures.
A resolution of issuance may include a provision authorizing, or limiting the power of, the department to issue additional debentures and establishing the terms and conditions upon which additional debentures may be issued.
A resolution of issuance may include a clause providing the events of default and the terms and conditions upon which any or all of the debentures then or thereafter issued may become or be declared due and payable prior to maturity, and the terms and conditions upon which such declaration and its consequences may be waived.
A resolution of issuance may include provisions establishing the rights, powers and duties arising upon breach by the department of any of the covenants, conditions or obligations contained therein.
A resolution of issuance may include provisions prescribing a procedure by which the terms and conditions of the resolution may be subsequently amended or modified with the consent of the department and the Veterans' Debenture Finance Committee and the vote or written consent of the holders of a specified principal amount or specified proportion of the debentures issued and outstanding. Such provisions may include provisions for meetings of debenture holders and for the manner in which the consent of the debenture holders may be given. A resolution of issuance may provide that debentures held by the department or by the State of California or any political subdivision, public corporation or agency thereof shall not be counted as outstanding debentures or be entitled to vote or consent, but shall nevertheless be subject to any such modification or amendment.
A resolution of issuance may provide that the debentures issued thereunder and the interest thereon shall be secured by all or part of the revenues, and may establish a lien upon the revenues as the department, with the approval of the Veterans' Debenture Finance Committee, shall determine.
A resolution of issuance may include a covenant that the department will duly pay and discharge, or cause to be paid and discharged, any taxes, assessments or other governmental charges lawfully imposed upon any properties owned by or under the jurisdiction of the department, or upon the revenues, as well as any lawful claim for labor, materials or supplies which, if unpaid, might become a lien or charge upon the revenues, or which might impair the security of the debentures.
A resolution of issuance may include provisions requiring the preparation, filing and publication of financial statements with respect to the revenues, the funds securing the debentures and the expenses, properties and operations of the department, including provisions for examinations and reports by independent certified public accountants.
A resolution of issuance may include a covenant that the department will at all times use its best efforts to maintain the powers, functions, duties and obligations reposed in it pursuant to law at the time of adoption of such resolution, and that it will not at any time voluntarily do, suffer or permit any act or thing, the effect of which would be to hinder, delay or imperil the payment of the indebtedness evidenced by any of the debentures or the performance or observance of any of the covenants contained in such resolution.
A resolution of issuance may include provisions requiring, permitting, restricting or governing the deposit and investment of funds established for the security of debentures issued thereunder, and requiring that such deposits be secured or specifying the type of security required for such deposits irrespective of any law authorizing or permitting such deposit or investment of public funds generally.
A resolution of issuance may include a covenant that the department will make or adopt and execute, or cause to be made, adopted and executed, any and all such further resolutions, acts, deeds, conveyances, assignments or assurances as may be reasonably required for effectuating the intention of the resolution of issuance and for better assuring and confirming unto the holders of the debentures the rights and benefits provided in the resolution of issuance.
A resolution of issuance may include any and all covenants and agreements on the part of the department, and for such other acts or matters which the department, subject to the approval of the Veterans' Debenture Finance Committee, deems necessary or convenient or advisable for the better security of the debentures issued thereunder or to make the debentures more marketable.
The State Treasurer shall act as trustee for the department and the holders of its bonds, to receive and disburse all the revenues applicable to the payment of the principal of or interest on the bonds, including any reserve fund, sinking fund or other fund established for the further securing of the bonds. The department may provide in any resolution of issuance for the appointment of a trustee, other than the State Treasurer, to represent and enforce rights of holders of bonds of the department if, and in the manner and under conditions, provided in the resolution authorizing the bonds, such trustee shall be a bank or trust company duly qualified to do business in this state.