Preliminary Expenditures

Expenditures for a project that can be financed with proceeds of Bonds without obeying the federal income tax rules relating to reimbursements, up to a limit of 20% of the proceeds of the Bonds (which may be issued in multiple Bond Issues) to be issued to finance the project.  Preliminary Expenditures include architectural, engineering, surveying, soil testing, Bond issuance and similar costs incurred prior to the commencement of construction, rehabilitation or acquisition of a project. Preliminary Expenditures do not include land acquisition, site preparation or similar costs incident to the commencement of construction.

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Blue Sky Laws

State securities laws, which regulate the offering of securities. Although these laws vary from state to state, most contain provisions concerning (a) prohibitions against fraud; (b) regulation of brokers and dealers doing business in the state; and (c) registration of Securities.