Sec. 9. (a) The corporation may do or shall have any of the following:

(1) Perpetual succession by its corporate name as a corporate body.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 26-4-3-9

  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
(2) Adopt and make use of an official seal and alter the same at pleasure.

(3) Adopt, amend, and repeal bylaws consistent with the provisions of this article for the regulation and conduct of the corporation’s affairs and prescribe rules and policies in connection with the performance of the corporation’s functions and duties.

(4) Use the services of the agency and the attorney general when considered necessary in the execution of the duties of the board.

(5) Accept gifts, devises, bequests, grants, loans, appropriations, revenue sharing, other financing and assistance, and any other aid from any source and agree to and comply with any attached conditions.

(6) Procure insurance against any loss in connection with its operations in the amounts and from the insurers as it considers necessary or desirable.

(7) Borrow money from a bank, an insurance company, an investment company, or any other person. The corporation may negotiate the terms of a loan contract. The contract must provide for repayment of the money in not more than forty (40) years and that the loan may be prepaid. The loan contract must plainly state that it is not an indebtedness of the state but constitutes a corporate obligation solely of the corporation and is payable solely from revenues of the corporation or any appropriations from the state that might be made to the corporation for that purpose.

(8) Include in any borrowing amounts considered necessary by the corporation to pay financing charges, interest on the obligations, consultant, advisory, and legal fees, and other expenses necessary or incident to such borrowing.

(9) Employ personnel as may be required in the judgment of the corporation, and fix and pay compensation from money available to the corporation from the administrative expenses account.

(10) Make, execute, and carry out any and all contracts, agreements, or other documents with any governmental agency or any person, corporation, limited liability company, association, partnership, or other organization or entity necessary or convenient to accomplish the purposes of this article.

(11) Upon the request of the director of the agency and the approval of the board, make payment from the fund when the payment is necessary for the purpose of compensating claimants in accordance with the provisions of IC 26-4-6.

(12) Have powers necessary or appropriate for the exercise of the powers specifically conferred upon the corporation and all incidental powers customary in corporations.

     (b) The corporation or the board may use the services of a person other than the attorney general to collect money owed to the fund or to litigate claims concerning money owed to the fund.

As added by P.L.250-1995, SEC.1.