California Government Code
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, but consistent with Sections 1 and 18 of Article XVI of the California Constitution, a sponsor may issue bonds for purchase by the bank pursuant to a bond purchase agreement. The bank may issue bonds or authorize a special purpose trust to issue bonds. These bonds may be issued pursuant to the charter of any city or any city and county that authorized the issuance of these bonds as a sponsor and may also be issued by any sponsor pursuant to the Revenue Bond Law of 1941 (Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 54300) of Division 2 of Title 5) to pay the costs and expenses pursuant to this title, subject to the following conditions:
(1) With the prior approval of the bank, the sponsor may sell these bonds in any manner as it may determine, either by private sale or by means of competitive bid.
(2) Notwithstanding Section 54418, the bonds may be sold at a discount at any rate as the bank and sponsor shall determine.
(3) Notwithstanding Section 54402, the bonds shall bear interest at any rate and be payable at any time as the sponsor shall determine with the consent of the bank.
(b) The total amount of bonds issued to finance public development facilities that may be outstanding at any one time under this chapter shall not exceed five billion dollars ($5,000,000,000). The total amount of rate reduction bonds that may be outstanding at any one time under this chapter shall not exceed ten billion dollars ($10,000,000,000).
(c) Bonds for which moneys or securities have been deposited in trust, in amounts necessary to pay or redeem the principal, interest, and any redemption premium thereon, shall be deemed not to be outstanding for purposes of this section.