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California Laws | Military and Veterans Code
DIVISION 5. VETERANS' INSTITUTIONS
CHAPTER 2. VETERANS' HOMES BOND ACT OF 2000

1111. Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, there is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury, for the purposes of this chapter, an amount that will equal the total of the following: (2523)

(a) The sum annually necessary to pay the principal of, and interest on, bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter, as the principal and interest become due and payable. (2524)

(b) The sum necessary to carry out Section 1112 appropriated without regard to fiscal years. (2525)

1112. The Director of Finance may authorize the withdrawal from the General Fund of an amount or amounts not to exceed the amount of the unsold bonds that have been authorized by the committee to be sold for the purpose of carrying out this chapter. Any amount withdrawn shall be deposited in the fund. Any money made available under this section shall be returned to the General Fund, plus an amount equal to the interest that the money would have earned in the Pooled Money Investment Account, from money received from the sale of bonds for the purpose of carrying out this chapter. (2526)

1113. The Department of Veterans Affairs may request the Pooled Money Investment Board to make a loan from the Pooled Money Investment Account in accordance with Section 16312 of the Government Code for the purposes of carrying out this chapter. The amount of the request shall not exceed the amount of the unsold bonds that the committee, by resolution, has authorized to be sold for the purpose of carrying out this chapter. The department shall execute any documents required by the Pooled Money Investment Board to obtain and repay the loan. Any amounts loaned shall be deposited in the fund to be allocated by the department in accordance with this chapter. (2527)

1114. All money deposited in the fund that is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold shall be reserved in the fund and shall be available for transfer to the General Fund as a credit to expenditures for bond interest. (2528)

1115. The bonds may be refunded in accordance with Article 6 (commencing with Section 16780) of Chapter 4 of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code, which is a part of the State General Obligation Bond Law. Approval by the voters of the state for the issuance of the bonds described in this chapter includes the approval of the issuance of any bonds issued to refund any bonds originally issued under this chapter or any previously issued refunding bonds. (2529)

1116. Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or the State General Obligation Bond Law, if the Treasurer sells bonds pursuant to this chapter that include a bond counsel opinion to the effect that the interest on the bonds is excluded from gross income for federal tax purposes, subject to designated conditions, the Treasurer may maintain separate accounts for the investment of bond proceeds and the investment earnings on those proceeds. The Treasurer may use or direct the use of those proceeds or earnings to pay any rebate, penalty, or other payment required under federal law or to take any other action with respect to the investment and use of bond proceeds required or desirable under federal law to maintain the tax-exempt status of those bonds and to obtain any other advantage under federal law on behalf of the funds of this state. (2530)

1117. The Legislature hereby finds and declares that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this chapter are not "proceeds of taxes" as that term is used in Article XIII B of the California Constitution, the disbursement of these proceeds is not subject to the limitations imposed by that article. (2531)

CHAPTER 3. COUNTY INSTITUTIONS (1120-1121) (2532)(Text)

1120. Any county may provide and maintain a home for veteran soldiers, sailors, and marines who have served the United States honorably in any of its wars. (2533)

1121. For the purposes of this chapter the board of supervisors of any county may: (2534)

(a) Purchase, receive by donation, condemn, lease, or otherwise acquire real and personal property necessary for such home, and improve, preserve, manage, and control the same. (2535)

(b) Purchase, construct, lease, furnish, and repair buildings for such home and provide the necessary custodians, employees, attendants, and supplies for its proper maintenance. (2536)

(c) Levy a special tax pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 50075) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5 of the Government Code, and spend the proceeds for the purposes of this chapter. (2537)

(d) Establish a fund for the purposes of this chapter, and transfer from the general fund to such fund such moneys as the board deems necessary. (2538)

(e) Incur, in the manner provided by law, a bonded indebtedness on behalf of the county for any of the purposes of this chapter. (2539)

(f) Join with any incorporated city in the county in the accomplishment of the purposes of this chapter and to that end hold jointly with such city all property acquired, and expend money in conjunction with such city. (2540)

DIVISION 6. VETERANS BUILDINGS, MEMORIALS, AND CEMETERIES (2541)(Text)

CHAPTER 1. MEMORIAL DISTRICTS (2542)(Text)

Article 1. Formation (1170-1185) (2543)(Text)

1170. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates: (2544)

(a) "District" means a memorial district organized under the provisions of this chapter. (2545)

(b) "Board" means the board of directors of a memorial district. (2546)

1171. A memorial district may be established, maintained, governed, supported, and operated in the manner and for the purposes herein provided, and may exercise the powers and jurisdiction herein expressly granted or necessarily implied. (2547)

1172. No district shall include territory not wholly in the same county. A district may include any incorporated territory of the county together with any contiguous unincorporated territory thereof, or may be formed entirely of contiguous incorporated territory or entirely of contiguous unincorporated territory. (2548)

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