• (a) For the purpose of providing moneys for deposit with the petroleum underground storage tank board, the authority, in addition to the powers otherwise created by law, has the power and is hereby authorized to issue from time to time negotiable bonds and notes of the authority in an amount not to exceed fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) in accordance with the terms of this part.

  • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 4-31-903

    • Authority: means the Tennessee local development authority, a public agency and instrumentality of the state, created by this chapter, or if such authority shall be abolished, the board, body, commission or agency succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers and duties granted or imposed upon the authority shall be given by law. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102

    (b) Bonds or notes issued pursuant to this part shall not be issued and sold as part of an issue of bonds or notes of the authority issued pursuant to any other provisions of this chapter or any other law; provided, that the foregoing shall not prohibit the issuance of separate issues of bonds or notes pursuant to this part.

  • (c) In addition to powers otherwise granted by law, the authority has the power and is authorized to enter into a funding agreement with the petroleum underground storage tank board.

  • (d) The authority shall determine the amount as will be at least sufficient, together with other funds available therefor, to pay the principal of, and interest on, bonds and notes issued by the authority and to fund a debt service reserve fund. The authority may collect an administrative fee in addition to such schedule for repayment of debt. Such schedule for repayment of debt shall be provided to the commissioners of finance and administration, revenue and environment and conservation.

  • (e) Prior to the issuance of any debt, there shall be a determination by the authority as to the sufficiency of the tax collections to service such debt.