§4-11A-6. Creation of Tobacco Settlement Finance Authority.
(a) The Tobacco Settlement Finance Authority is hereby created and constitutes a body corporate and politic, constituting a public corporation and government instrumentality of the state and the exercise of its powers pursuant to this article is an essential governmental function.

(b) The authority shall not create any obligation of this state or any political subdivision of this state within the meaning of any constitutional or statutory debt limitation.

(c) The authority shall not pledge the credit or taxing power of the state or any political subdivision of this state, or make its debts payable out of any moneys except those of the authority specifically pledged for their payment.