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Section 17-7-2

Warrants or certificates for purchase - Issuance; form; interest.

Each county in which electronic voting machines may now or hereafter be authorized or required to be used in the conduct of elections in such county shall have the power from time to time to sell and issue interest-bearing warrants of such county or interest-bearing certificates of indebtedness of such county for the purpose of paying the cost of acquiring or providing electronic voting machines for the conduct of elections in such county, or for providing a voter reidentification program, providing equipment for the county board of registrars, or paying for construction for compliance with handicap regulations for accessibility to polling places. Such warrants and certificates may be in such denomination or denominations, may have such maturity or maturities not exceeding 15 years from their date, may bear interest from their date at an annual rate or rates not exceeding the prevailing rate, payable semiannually, may be payable at such place or places within or without this state, may be sold at such time or times and in such manner, may be executed in such manner, and may contain such terms not in conflict with the provisions of this section and Sections 17-7-3 through 17-7-7, all as the county commission of such county may provide in the proceedings wherein the warrants or certificates are authorized to be issued.

(Acts 1959, No. 603, p. 1492, §2; Acts 1990, No. 90-559. p. 951; §17-9-9; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §37.)
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