The Texas Bond Review Board is responsible for
approval of certain state bond issues and lease purchases with an initial principal
amount greater than $250,000 or a financing term greater than five years.
Exempt issuers, as defined by Section 181.9 of
the BRB Rules, are required to submit a Notice of Intent form to the
Bond Review Board.
The Notice of Intent must contain but is not limited to:
A completed Exempt Issuer Notice of Intent
Proposed debt service schedule and bond summary statistics.
Proposed cash flow schedule.
Proposed Sources & Uses of funds statement.
Timetable of the financing.
Evidence that all necessary approvals for the issuance of the state securities
or the project to be financed, including authorization of the Issuer's Board to
proceed with the financing, have been obtained (i.e. Board minute order and
All information requested on the Exempt Issuer Notice of Intent form should be emailed to
State Debt Analysts.
If the Exempt Issuer Notice of Intent is received prior to the final
date for posting the Bond Review Board's next planning session or Board meeting agenda,
then the transaction will be included on the agenda for discussion by the
Bond Review Board at the next planning and Board meetings. Such transactions
will be considered for Exempt treatment as provided in Section 181.9 of the
Bond Review Board rules once the requirements for an Exempt Issuer NOI are
satisfied. If the exempt process is successfully completed prior to the posted
meetings, the transaction will be removed from any future agendas. Additionally, the
Notice of Intent will be treated as an application for purposes of Section
181.3 of the Bond Review Board rules if it is required to be considered at the
The Bond Review Board's response time will not begin until all the
information requested above, including any supplemental clarifying or corrective
information, has been received by the Bond Review Board staff and the Notice of Intent
has been forwarded to the Board in accordance with Section 181.9 of the Bond Review Board
rules. The Bond Review Board staff will notify the Exempt Issuer when the response time has begun.