TRUSTS AND FIDUCIARIES
68-405. Housing bonds legal investments. Notwithstanding any restrictions on investments contained in any laws of this state all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks and institutions, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, investment companies and other persons carrying on a banking business, all insurance companies, insurance associations and other persons carrying on an insurance business, and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and other fiduciaries may legally invest any sinking funds, moneys or other funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds or other obligations issued by a housing authority pursuant to the Housing Authorities Law of this state, or issued by any public housing authority or agency in the United States, when such bonds or other obligations are secured by a pledge of annual contributions to be paid by the United States government or any agency thereof; it being the purpose of this act to authorize any private persons or corporations to use any funds owned or controlled by them, including (but not limited to) sinking, insurance, investment and trust funds, and funds held on deposit, for the purchase of any such bonds or other obligations; provided, however, that nothing contained in this act shall be construed as relieving any person, firm or corporation from any duty of exercising reasonable care in selecting securities.
[68-405, added 1939, ch. 232, sec. 1, p. 528.]