California Government Code
(a) With the exception of borrowing from the Pooled Money Investment Account, which shall be on the terms determined by the Pooled Money Investment Board, the entry into or issuance of any financial arrangement pursuant to this article and obtaining the financial security pursuant to subdivision (o) of Section 8670.48, including the issuance of bonds, or other obligations, shall be authorized by a resolution adopted by the Treasurer. Any of these financial arrangements, including bonds or other obligations, (1) may be negotiable, (2) may be payable to order or to the bearer, (3) may be in any denomination, (4) shall be payable not later than 20 years from the date of issuance, (5) may bear interest at a fixed or variable rate or rates to be determined as provided by the resolution and payable as provided therein, (6) may be payable on a fixed date or upon demand of the holder, (7) may be made subject to the prepayment or redemption at the option of the state or at the option of the holder, and (8) may contain such other terms as the Treasurer may determine to be necessary and appropriate.
(b) In connection with any financial arrangement made or issued by the Treasurer pursuant to this chapter, including the issuance of bonds or other obligations, the Treasurer may obtain or arrange for any insurance, letter of credit, or other credit enhancement or liquidity arrangements as the Treasurer determines to be appropriate and cost effective, and may enter into any contracts or agreements for those arrangements not inconsistent with this chapter.
(c) Proceeds of any borrowing authorized pursuant to this chapter, including from the issuance of any bonds, other obligations, or drawings on any standby arrangement or other financial arrangements, shall be deposited in the fund.
(d) Any bonds or other obligations issued under this chapter may be secured by a trust agreement or indenture by and between the state and a trustee. The trustee may be the Treasurer or a bank or trust company chartered under the laws of this state or of the United States and designated by the Treasurer.
(e) The Treasurer may provide for the issuance and sale or exchange of refunding bonds for the purpose of redeeming, retiring, or purchasing for retirement, outstanding bonds at or before their maturity, if the Treasurer and the administrator determines that refunding is necessary or advisable in order to do either of the following:
(1) To effect a favorable reorganization of the debt structure of the bonds.
(2) To effect a saving in debt service cost, as measured by the present value of that saving.