2009 Florida Statutes
Covenant of the state.
348.974 Covenant of the state.--The state does hereby pledge to, and agrees with, any person, firm, corporation, or federal or state agency subscribing to or acquiring the bonds to be issued by the authority for the purposes of this part that the state will not limit or alter the rights hereby vested in the authority and the department until all bonds at any time issued, together with the interest thereon, are fully paid and discharged, insofar as the same affects the rights of the holders of bonds issued hereunder. The state does further pledge to, and agrees with, the United States that, in the event any federal agency constructs, or contributes any funds for the completion, extension, or improvement of, the system or any part or portion thereof, the state will not alter or limit the rights and powers of the authority and the department in any manner which would be inconsistent with the continued maintenance and operation of the system or any part thereof or the completion, extension, or improvement thereof or which would be inconsistent with the due performance of any agreement between the authority and any such federal agency, and the authority and the department shall continue to have and may exercise all powers herein granted so long as the same shall be necessary or desirable for carrying out the purposes of this part and the purposes of the United States in the completion, extension, or improvement of the system or any part or portion thereof.
History.--s. 1, ch. 84-354; s. 142, ch. 92-152.