the same series as the Initial Notes and which will have the same terms (except for the issue date, issue price and, in some cases, the initial interest accrual date and the first Interest Payment Date), in each case upon an Issuer Order for the authentication and delivery thereof and satisfaction of the other provisions of Section 2.04 of the Base Indenture. Such order shall specify the amount of the Notes to be authenticated, the date on which the original issue of Notes is to be authenticated, and the name or names of the initial Holder or Holders. The aggregate principal amount of Notes that may be outstanding at any time may not exceed $2,000,000,000 plus such additional principal amounts as may be issued and authenticated pursuant to clause (ii) of this paragraph (except as provided in Section 2.09 of the Indenture). The Initial Notes and any Additional Notes issued and authenticated pursuant to clause (ii) of this paragraph shall constitute a single series of notes for all purposes under the Indenture (collectively, the Notes).
(b) The principal amount of each Note shall be payable on October 15, 2028. Each Note shall bear interest from the date of original issuance, or the most recent date to which interest has been paid, at the fixed rate of 4.625% per annum. The dates on which interest on the Notes shall be payable shall be October 15 and April 15 of each year, commencing April 15, 2021 (the Interest Payment Dates). The regular record date for interest payable on the Notes on any Interest Payment Date shall be October 1 and April 1, as the case may be, next preceding such Interest Payment Date.
(c) Payments of principal of, premium, if any, and interest due on the Notes representing Global Notes on any Interest Payment Date or at maturity will be made available to the Trustee by 10:00 a.m., New York City time, on such date, unless such date falls on a day which is not a Business Day, in which case such payments will be made available to the Trustee by 10:00 a.m., New York City time, on the next Business Day. As soon as possible thereafter, the Trustee will make such payments to the Depositary.
Section 2.03 Transfer and Exchange.
The transfer and exchange of Global Notes or beneficial interests therein shall be effected through the Depositary, in accordance with Section 2.08 of the Base Indenture and the rules and procedures of the Depositary therefor, which shall include restrictions on transfer comparable to those set forth therein and herein to the extent required by the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Section 3.01 Ratification of Base Indenture.
The Base Indenture, as supplemented by this First Supplemental Indenture, is in all respects ratified and confirmed, and this First Supplemental Indenture shall be deemed part of the Base Indenture in the manner and to the extent herein and therein provided.
Section 3.02 Trustee Not Responsible for Recitals.
The recitals contained herein and in the Notes, except with respect to the Trustees certificates of authentication, shall be taken as the statements of the Issuer, and the Trustee assumes no responsibility for the correctness of the same. The Trustee makes no representations as to the validity, adequacy or sufficiency of this First Supplemental Indenture or of the Notes. The Trustee shall not be accountable for the use or application by the Issuer of the Notes or of the proceeds thereof.