§13-1-31. Proceedings to issue bonds under authority of prior
statutes; debts heretofore incurred.
Nothing contained in this article shall affect in any way
proceeding heretofore begun by the governing body of any
political division to issue bonds under the authority of any
statutes of this state heretofore in force. Such proceedings may
be completed under the statute under which the same were begun
and under the provisions of this article so far as the same can
be made applicable thereto. Nor shall anything contained in this
article invalidate any indebtedness heretofore incurred under a
law then existing.