All bonds herein authorized, which shall have been duly sold and delivered as herein provided, shall constitute valid and legally binding general obligations of the State of California, and the full faith and credit of the State of California is hereby pledged for the punctual payment of both principal and interest thereof.
There shall be collected annually in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected such a sum, in addition to the ordinary revenues of the state, as
shall be required to pay the principal and interest on said bonds as herein provided, and it is hereby made the duty of all officers charged by law with any duty in regard to the collections of said revenue, to do and perform each and every act which shall be necessary to collect such additional sum.
On the several dates on which funds are remitted pursuant to Section 16676 of the Government Code for the payment of the then maturing principal and interest on the bonds in each fiscal year, there shall be returned into the General Fund in the State Treasury, all of the money in the Veterans’ Farm and Home Building Fund of 1943, not in excess of the principal of and interest on the said bonds then due and payable, except as hereinafter provided for the prior redemption of said bonds, and, in the event such money so returned on said remittance dates is less than said principal and interest then due and payable, then the balance remaining unpaid shall be returned into
the General Fund in the State Treasury out of said Veterans’ Farm and Home Building Fund of 1943 as soon thereafter as it shall become available, together with interest thereon from such dates of maturity until so returned at the same rate as borne by said bonds, compounded semiannually.