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As used in the Industrial and Agricultural Finance Authority Act:
A. “authority” means the New Mexico industrial and agricultural finance authority created by the Industrial and Agricultural Finance Authority Act;
B. “board” means the board of directors of the authority;
C. “bond” means any bond, note, debenture, interim certificate, grant and revenue anticipation note or any other evidence of indebtedness authorized to be issued by the authority pursuant to the Industrial and Agricultural Finance Authority Act;
D. “lender” means any federal or state chartered bank, federal land bank, production credit association, bank for cooperatives, savings and loan association, mortgage company, credit union, small business investment company or any other institution authorized to originate and service loans within the state;
E. “lender loan” means a loan agreement or federally insured or collateralized deposit agreement with a lender which provides for the authority to loan or deposit the proceeds derived from the issuance of bonds pursuant to the Industrial and Agricultural Finance Authority Act to or with a lender and which provides for the repayment of such loan or deposit by the lender. Such agreement may provide for the loan or deposit to be evidenced by one or more notes, debentures, bonds or other secured or unsecured debt or certificate of deposit obligations of the lender, delivered to the authority or to the trustee under the indenture securing the bonds;
F. “loan” means a lender loan or a project loan;
G. “loan insurer” or “loan guarantor” means an agency, department, administration or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States government, any private mortgage insurance company or any other public or private agency which insures or guarantees loans;
H. “project” or “facility” means any work or undertaking, whether new construction, acquisition of existing buildings or structures, remodeling, improvement or rehabilitation, approved by the authority as being conducive to industrial, commercial or agricultural development and shall include buildings, docks, improvements, additions, extensions, replacements, lands and interests in land, franchises, machinery, equipment, furnishings, landscaping, utilities, roadways, pollution control facilities, waste disposal facilities and other facilities necessary or desirable in connection with any industrial, commercial or agricultural enterprise;
I. “project loan” means a loan agreement which provides for the authority or a lender with which the authority has contracted to loan the proceeds derived from the issuance of bonds pursuant to the Industrial and Agricultural Finance Authority Act to a sponsor to be used to pay the cost of a project or facility and which provides for the repayment of such loan by the sponsor. Such agreement may provide for the loan to be evidenced by one or more notes, debentures, bonds or other secured or unsecured debt obligations of the sponsor, delivered to the authority or to the trustee under the indenture securing the bonds; and
J. “sponsor” means any person who is or will be the owner or operator of a project which is proposed to be financed by the authority.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 58. Financial Institutions and Regulations § 58-24-3. Definitions - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-58-financial-institutions-and-regulations/nm-st-sect-58-24-3/
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