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§ 1071. Housing bonds, legal investments and security

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 40. Public Housing
Housing Authorities Act
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1071
§ 1071. Housing bonds, legal investments and security
The state and all public officers, private citizens, municipal corporations, political subdivisions, and public bodies, all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks and institutions, building and loan associations and savings and loan associations, investment companies, insurance companies, insurance associations and other persons carrying on a banking or insurance business, and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and other fiduciaries may legally invest any monies or funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds or other obligations issued by a housing authority created by the Housing Authorities Law of this state or issued by any public housing authority or agency in the United States, any of its territories, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, when such bonds or other obligations are secured by a pledge of annual contributions or other financial assistance to be paid by the United States Government or any agency thereof, or when such bonds or other obligations are secured by an agreement between the United States Government or any agency thereof and the public housing authority or agency in which the United States Government or any agency thereof agrees to lend to the public housing authority or agency, prior to the maturity of the bonds or other obligations, monies in an amount which (together with any other monies irrevocably committed to the payment of interest on the bonds or other obligations) will suffice to pay the principal of the bonds or other obligations with interest to maturity, which monies under the terms of the agreement are required to be used for this purpose, and such bonds and other obligations shall be authorized security for all public deposits and shall be fully negotiable in this state; it being the purpose of this section to authorize any of the foregoing to use any funds owned or controlled by them, including (but not limited to) sinking, insurance, investment, retirement, compensation, pension and trust funds, and funds held on deposit, for the purchase of any such bonds or other obligations: Provided, however, that nothing contained in this section shall be construed as relieving any person, firm or corporation from any duty of exercising reasonable care in selecting securities. The provisions of this section shall apply notwithstanding any restrictions on investments contained in other laws.

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Laws 1965, c. 251, § 21, emerg. eff. June 18, 1965.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1071, OK ST T. 63 § 1071
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 3 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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