(30 ILCS 355/9) (from Ch. 85, par. 1397b)
    Sec. 9. (a) Prior to July 1, 1989, Bonds shall be issued and sold from time to time in such amounts as directed by the Director with the approval of the Budget Director. The Budget Director shall withhold approval unless he is able to certify that revenues for the last completed fiscal year paid into the MEAOB Fund equal or exceed 175% of the annual debt service required with respect to bonds subject to State financial support under subparagraph (i) of paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of Section 4 of this Act plus, Bonds previously issued, and plus the Bonds proposed for issuance. No Bonds shall be issued without such prior certification in writing. After July 1, 1989, Bonds shall be issued and sold from time to time in such amounts as directed by the Budget Director. The Budget Director shall not issue and sell bonds unless he is able to certify for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1989, or July 1, 1990, as the case may be, that revenues for the last completed fiscal year paid into the MEAOB Fund pursuant to subsection (a) of Section 8.25e of the State Finance Act and Section 28 of the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 together with the amount to be deposited during such fiscal year pursuant to subsection (b) of Section 8.25e of the State Finance Act, and for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1991 and for each fiscal year thereafter that revenues for the last completed fiscal year paid into the MEAOB Fund equal or exceed 200% of the annual debt service required with respect to bonds subject to State Financial Support under subparagraph (i) of paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of Section 4 of this Act, plus Bonds previously issued, and plus the Bonds prepared for issuance. No Bonds shall be issued without such prior certification in writing.
    (b) Bonds shall be in such form, in such denominations, payable within 30 years from their date, bearing interest payable annually or semi-annually from their date at a rate that does not exceed that permitted in the Bond Authorization Act; provided, however, that if such Bonds are sold at a price less than par the net effective interest rate of the Bonds shall also not exceed that permitted, and shall be dated as shall be fixed and determined by the Director or the Budget Director, as the case may be, in the order authorizing the issuance and sale of Bonds, which order shall be approved by the Director or the Budget Director, as the case may be, and is herein called a "Bond Sale Order". Bonds shall be payable at such place or places within or without the State of Illinois, and may be made registrable as to either principal or as to both principal and interest, as shall be fixed and determined by the Director or the Budget Director, as the case may be, in the Bond Sale Order. Bonds may be callable as fixed and determined by the Director or the Budget Director, as the case may be, in the Bond Sale Order.
    Bonds authorized under this Act shall be issued pursuant to a trust indenture executed and delivered on behalf of the State by the Director or the Budget Director, as the case may be, such trust indenture to be in substantially the form approved in the Bond Sale Order authorizing the issuance and Sale of the Bonds. A trust indenture shall be entered into with a bank or trust company in the State of Illinois designated by the Treasurer having trust powers and possessing capital and surplus of not less than $25,000,000. A trust indenture shall set forth the terms and conditions of the Bonds and provide for payment of and security for the Bonds, including the establishment and maintenance of debt service and reserve funds, and for other protections for holders of the Bonds. The term "reserve funds" as used in this Act shall include funds and accounts established under a trust indenture to provide for the payment of principal of and premium and interest on Bonds and to provide for fees of trustees, registrars, paying agents and other fiduciaries.
(Source: P.A. 86-44; 86-1017; 86-1475.)