- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 44. State Government
- Chapter 81. Commercial Fishing and Agriculture Bank
- Section 210. General Powers of the Bank.
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AS 44.81.210. General Powers of the Bank.
The bank may
- (1) adopt, alter, and use a corporate seal;
- (2) sue and be sued in the name of the bank;
- (3) appoint officers, employees, trustees for certificate holders, and agents, and establish their powers and duties;
- (4) provide technical services to members of the bank; in this paragraph, "technical services" includes services that will
enhance the ability of a member to obtain financial assistance from the bank;
- (5) participate with state departments and agencies in formulating policy and in planning for the development of
commercial fishing and agriculture in the state;
- (6) engage in programs to support the efforts of resident fishers or farmers in order to enhance the further development,
efficiency, stability, or profitability of commercial fishing or agriculture in the state;
- (7) make contracts and execute instruments necessary to or convenient for the exercise of its corporate powers;
- (8) issue bonds to carry out its corporate purposes and powers;
- (9) borrow money and issue secured and unsecured evidence of indebtedness for a corporate purpose or to fund, refund, pay,
or discharge outstanding obligations, and enter into agreements and contracts relating to these obligations;
- (10) secure the payment of its obligations by pledge, mortgage, or other lien on its contracts, revenue, income, or
- (11) incur secondary liability by guaranty or endorsement of the obligations of a person, except for natural persons, when,
in the judgment of the board, the action furthers the bank's corporate purposes;
- (12) acquire real or personal property by purchase, lease, bequest, devise, gift, the satisfaction of debts, or the
foreclosure of mortgages, and hold, maintain, use, operate, and convey real or personal property;
- (13) sell, lease as lessor or lessee, exchange, donate, convey, or encumber in any manner by mortgage or by creation of
another security interest, real or personal property owned by it, or in which it has an interest, when, in the judgment
of the board, the action furthers its corporate purposes;
- (14) establish wholly-owned or majority-owned subsidiary corporations or limited liability companies to acquire, hold,
operate, maintain, or liquidate property received by the bank in a foreclosure action or other loan collection process
or to provide services to resident fishers or farmers, or other persons, if the services are consistent with the
corporate purposes and powers expressed in this chapter;
- (15) acquire equity or other ownership interest in a domestic corporation or limited liability company if the purpose of
the acquisition is to enhance the further development, efficiency, stability, or profitability of commercial fishing or
agriculture in the state;
- (16) enter into agreements with public or private lenders or other entities, or with state agencies or agencies of the
federal government, to carry out the purposes of this chapter;
- (17) do what is necessary or desirable to carry out the corporate purposes and powers expressed or implied in this chapter.
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