The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given
to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Fund.” The Tobacco Settlement Fund established in section 303(a). 1
“Health Account.” The Health Endowment Account for Long-Term Hope established in section 303(b).
“Health Venture Investment Account.” The account established in section 303(c).
“Jurisdictional payment.” A payment received by the Commonwealth resulting from a court retaining jurisdiction
over the Escrow Agreement pursuant to section IX(b) of the Master Settlement Agreement.
“Master Settlement Agreement.” The settlement agreement and related documents entered into on November 23, 1998,
by the Commonwealth and leading United States tobacco product manufacturers approved
by the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, on January 13, 1999.
“Strategic contribution payment.” A payment received by the Commonwealth pursuant to section IX(c)(2) of the Master
“Tobacco Settlement Fund.” The Tobacco Settlement Fund established in section 303(a).
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