HOUSE BILL 470
49th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2009
Edward C. Sandoval
RELATING TO FINANCE; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS SECURED
BY A STATE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX INCREMENT FOR THE WESTLAND DEVCO, LP, UPPER PETROGLYPH TAX INCREMENT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT; IMPOSING CERTAIN CONDITIONS ON THAT AUTHORIZATION; PROHIBITING CERTAIN FUTURE CAPITAL PROJECTS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
Section 1. AUTHORIZATION OF ISSUANCE OF BONDS.--Pursuant to the provisions of Section 5-15-21 NMSA 1978, the legislature authorizes the issuance of bonds not to exceed four hundred eight million dollars ($408,000,000) in net proceeds as adjusted for inflation, secured by a gross receipts tax increment attributed to the imposition of the state gross
receipts tax within tax increment development district numbers 2, 3, 4 and 8 constituting a portion of the Westland DevCo, LP, Upper Petroglyph tax increment development project, subject to:
A. the determination that has been made by the New Mexico finance authority that the proceeds of the bonds issued pursuant to this authorization will be used for the benefit of or to facilitate development within tax increment development district numbers 2, 3, 4 and 8 of the Westland DevCo, LP, Upper Petroglyph tax increment development project in accordance with the tax increment development plan for the project;
B. the review by the New Mexico finance authority of the master indenture prior to issuance of any bonds;
C. the review by the New Mexico finance authority of any proposed amendments to the master indenture prior to the issuance of any bonds subsequent to such amendments;
D. the review by the New Mexico finance authority, prior to the issuance of any bonds, of any amendment to the tax increment development plan for the Westland DevCo, LP, Upper Petroglyph tax increment development project that affects the projected revenues to be used to pay the bonds, the use of the proceeds of the bonds or the issuance of the bonds;
E. the determination by the New Mexico finance authority that the plan of financing demonstrates at a minimum that:
(1) tax increment revenues shall not be used by the district for a period exceeding twenty-eight years; and
(2) for each series of bonds proposed to be issued by tax increment development district numbers 2, 3, 4 and 8, substantial improvements have been completed within the district prior to the issuance of the bonds; and
F. the determination by the New Mexico finance authority that the proceeds of the bonds will be used for that portion of the development project that benefits or facilitates development within the districts as described in the plan and as provided by the legislature.
Section 2. DURATION OF AUTHORIZATION.--The duration of
the authorization for issuance of bonds in this act is fifty years, unless and until this act is repealed or modified
by the legislature.
Section 3. CERTAIN CAPITAL PROJECTS PROHIBITED.--
A. The legislature shall not approve or authorize
any capital outlay projects within a Westland DevCo, LP, Upper Petroglyph tax increment development district during the period that any bonds issued pursuant to Section 1 of this act are outstanding for that specific district, except for those buildings or facilities that are owned by the state or one of its agencies, institutions or political subdivisions and that are:
(1) public school buildings or facilities;
(2) higher education buildings or
(3) cultural buildings or facilities;
(4) buildings or facilities, exclusive of roads, used for public safety; or
(5) buildings used for other public
B. Nothing in this section prohibits the
legislature from authorizing expenditures, pursuant to law,
for economic development projects within a specific Westland DevCo, LP, Upper Petroglyph tax increment development district for which any tax increment development bonds are outstanding.
Section 4. EFFECTIVE DATE.--The effective date of the provisions of this act is July 1, 2009.
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