(a) The authority may issue bonds of the authority for the purpose of refunding any bonds or notes of the authority then outstanding, including the payment of any redemption premium thereon and any interest accrued or to accrue to the earliest date of redemption or subsequent date of redemption, purchase or maturity of the bonds, to be refunded and, if deemed advisable by the authority, for the additional purpose of paying all or any part of the cost of constructing and acquiring additions, improvements, extensions, or enlargements of a project or any portion of a project.

(b) The proceeds of any bonds issued for the purpose of refunding outstanding bonds may, in the discretion of the authority, be applied to the purchase, retirement at maturity, or redemption prior to maturity of any outstanding bonds either on their earliest redemption date or dates, any subsequent redemption date or dates, upon their purchase or maturity, or paid to a third person to assume the authority’s obligation to make the payments, and may, pending that application, be placed in escrow to be applied to the purchase, retirement at maturity, or redemption on the date or dates determined by the authority.

Terms Used In California Education Code 94150

  • Authority: means the California Educational Facilities Authority created by this chapter or any board, body, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the principal functions of the authority or to whom the power conferred upon the authority by this chapter is given by law. See California Education Code 94110
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Project: means a dormitory or an educational facility, faculty or staff housing, or any combination thereof, or any function concerning student loans, or interests in student loans, as determined by the authority. See California Education Code 94110

(c) Any proceeds placed in escrow may, pending their use, be invested and reinvested in obligations or securities authorized by resolutions of the authority, payable or maturing at the time or times as are appropriate to assure the prompt payment of the principal, interest, and redemption premium, if any, of the outstanding bonds to be refunded at maturity or redemption of the bonds to be refunded either at their earliest redemption date or dates or any subsequent redemption date or dates. The interest, income and profits, if any, earned or realized on any such investment may also be applied to the payment of the outstanding bonds to be refunded or to the payment of interest on the refunding bonds. After the terms of the escrow have been fully satisfied and carried out, any balance of the proceeds and interest, income and profits, if any, earned or realized on the investments thereof may be returned to the authority for use by the authority.

(d) The portion of the proceeds of any bonds issued for the additional purpose of paying all or any part of the cost of constructing and acquiring additions, improvements, extensions, or enlargements of a project may be invested and reinvested in obligations or securities authorized by resolution of the authority, maturing not later than the time or times when the proceeds will be needed for the purpose of paying all or any part of the cost. The interest, income, and profits, if any, earned or realized on the investment may be applied to the payment of all or any part of the cost or may be used by the authority in any lawful manner.

(e) All of those refunding bonds are subject to this chapter in the same manner and to the same extent as other bonds issued pursuant to this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1033, Sec. 2. Effective September 27, 1985.)