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Sec. 2. The following terms wherever used or referred to in this chapter shall have the following meanings, unless a different meaning appears from the context:
(a) The term “issuing body” shall mean counties, cities, towns, townships, school cities, school towns, districts, political or civil subdivisions, or other public corporate bodies of this state.
(b) The term “governing body” shall mean the council, commission, board, or other body, officer, or officers which constitutes the governing body of an issuing body.
(c) The term “law” shall mean any law, act, or statute, general, special, or local, of this state.
(d) The term “enterprise” shall mean any work or works, undertaking, utility, or project which the issuing body is authorized to construct and from which the municipality derives revenues for the refinancing, or the refinancing and improving of which enterprise, refunding bonds are issued under this chapter, and such enterprise shall include all improvements, betterments, extensions and replacements thereto, and all appurtenances, facilities, lands, rights in land, water rights, franchises, and structures in connection therewith or incidental thereto.
(e) The term “federal agency” shall include the United States of America, the President of the United States of America, or any agency, instrumentality or corporation of the United States of America, designated or created by or pursuant to any act or acts or joint resolution or joint resolutions of the Congress of the United States of America, or which may be owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by the United States of America.
(f) The term “improving” shall mean reconstructing, replacing, extending, repairing, bettering, equipping, developing, embellishing or improving or any one (1) or more or all of the foregoing.
(g) The term “refunding bonds” shall mean notes, bonds, or other obligations of an issuing body issued pursuant to this chapter, or pursuant to any other law, as supplemented by, or in conjunction with this chapter.
(h) The term “refinancing” shall mean funding, refunding, paying, or discharging, by means of refunding bonds or the proceeds received from the sale thereof, all or any part of any notes, bonds, or other obligations issued to finance or to aid in financing the acquisition, construction or improving of an enterprise and payable solely from all or any part of the revenues thereof, including interest thereon in arrears or about to become due, whether or not represented by coupons or interest certificates.
(i) The term “revenues” shall mean all fees, tolls, rates, rentals and charges to be levied and collected in connection with and all other income and receipts of whatever kind or character derived by the issuing body from the operation of any enterprise or arising from any enterprise.
(j) The term “holder of bonds” or “bondholders” or any similar term shall mean any person who shall be the bearer of any outstanding refunding bond or refunding bonds registered to bearer or not registered, or the registered owner of any such outstanding bond or bonds which shall at the time be registered other than to bearer.
(k) Words importing the singular number shall include the plural number in each case and vice versa, and words importing persons shall include firms, limited liability companies, and corporations.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 5. State and Local Administration § 5-1-6-2 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-5-state-and-local-administration/in-code-sect-5-1-6-2/
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