48 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2009 Edition
Title 48 - TERRITORIES AND INSULAR POSSESSIONS
CHAPTER 4 - PUERTO RICO
SUBCHAPTER VII - LOW RENT HOUSING PROJECTS AND ELIMINATION OF SUB-STANDARD HOUSING
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SUBCHAPTER VII—LOW RENT HOUSING PROJECTS AND ELIMINATION OF SUB-STANDARD HOUSING

§911. Legislative authorization to create authorities

The Legislature of Puerto Rico may create public corporate authorities to undertake slum clearance and projects to provide dwelling accommodations for families of low income.

(June 25, 1938, ch. 703, §1, 52 Stat. 1203.)

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act which comprises this chapter.

§912. Authority to appoint commissioners; powers of authorities

The Legislature of Puerto Rico may provide for the appointment and terms of the commissioners of such authorities, and for the powers of such authorities, except that such authorities shall be given no power of taxation, and may authorize the commissioners of such authorities to fix the salaries of employees.

(June 25, 1938, ch. 703, §2, 52 Stat. 1203.)

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act which comprises this chapter.

§913. Authorization of loans, conveyances, etc., by municipalities

The legislature may appropriate funds for and may make and authorize any municipality of Puerto Rico to make loans, donations, and conveyances of money or property to such authorities; may make and authorize any municipality of Puerto Rico to make available its facilities and services to such authorities and take other action in aid of slum clearance or low-rent housing; and may, without regard to any Federal Acts restricting the disposition of public property or lands in Puerto Rico, provide for the use by or disposal to such authorities of any public lands or other property held or controlled by the people of Puerto Rico, its municipalities, or other subdivisions.

(June 25, 1938, ch. 703, §3, 52 Stat. 1203.)

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act which comprises this chapter.

§914. Issuance of bonds and obligations

The legislature may authorize such authorities to issue bonds or other obligations with such security as the legislature may provide and may provide for the disposition of the proceeds of such bonds and all receipts and revenues of such authorities.

(June 25, 1938, ch. 703, §4, 52 Stat. 1203.)

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act which comprises this chapter.

§915. Bonds as public debt

Such bonds shall not be a debt of Puerto Rico or any municipality, and shall not constitute a public indebtedness within the meaning of section 745 of this title.

(June 25, 1938, ch. 703, §5, 52 Stat. 1203.)

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act which comprises this chapter.

§916. Ratification of previous legislation

All legislation heretofore enacted by the Legislature of Puerto Rico dealing with the subject matter of sections 911 to 916 of this title and not inconsistent herewith is ratified and confirmed.

(June 25, 1938, ch. 703, §6, 52 Stat. 1203.)

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act which comprises this chapter.