The following terms, wherever used or referred to in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless a different meaning appears from the context:
(a) "Apportionment" means a reservation of funds for the purpose of eligible new construction, modernization, or hardship approved by the board for an applicant school district.
(b) "Attendance area" means the geographical area serving an existing high school and those junior high schools and elementary schools included therein.
(c) "Board" means the State Allocation Board as established by Section 15490 of the Government Code.
(d) "Committee" means the State School Building Finance Committee established pursuant to Section 15909.
(e) "County fund" means a county school facilities fund established pursuant to Section 17070.43.
(f) "Department" means the Department of General Services.
(g) "Fund" means the applicable 1998 State School Facilities Fund, the 2002 State School Facilities Fund, or the 2004 State School Facilities Fund, established pursuant to Section 17070.40.
(h) "Good repair" has the same meaning as specified in subdivision (d) of Section 17002.
(i) "Modernization" means any modification of a permanent structure that is at least 25 years old, or in the case of a portable classroom, that is at least 20 years old, that will enhance the ability of the structure to achieve educational purposes.
(j) "Portable classroom" means a classroom building of one or more stories that is designed and constructed to be relocatable and transportable over public streets, and with respect to a single story portable classroom, is designed and constructed for relocation without the separation of the roof or floor from the building and when measured at the most exterior walls, has a floor area not in excess of 2,000 square feet.
(k) "Property" includes all property, real, personal or mixed, tangible or intangible, or any interest therein necessary or desirable for carrying out the purposes of this chapter.
(l) "School building capacity" means the capacity of a school building to house pupils.
(m) "School district" means a school district or a county office of education. For purposes of determining eligibility under this chapter, "school district" may also mean a high school attendance area.
(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 900, Sec. 6.)
Education Code 15909
Education Code 17002
Education Code 17070.40
Education Code 17070.43
Government Code 15490