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The following terms wherever used in this chapter, or in any indenture entered into pursuant to this chapter, have the following meanings, unless a different meaning appears from the context:

(a) "Board" means the governing board of a community college district.

(b) "Community college" means a community college maintained by the district issuing bonds under this chapter.

(c) "Project" means any one or more dormitories or other housing facilities, boarding facilities, student union or activity facilities, vehicle parking facilities, or any other auxiliary or supplementary facilities for individual or group accommodation, owned or operated or authorized to be acquired, constructed, furnished, equipped, and operated by the board for use by students, faculty members, or other employees of any one or more community colleges, or a combination of such facilities, which may include facilities already completed and facilities authorized for future completion, designated by the board as a project in providing for the issuance of revenue bonds.

(d) "Bonds" or "revenue bonds" mean the written evidence of any obligation issued by the board, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues or any part of revenues, as provided in this chapter, in order to obtain funds with which to carry out the purposes of this chapter, irrespective of the form of such obligations.

(e) "Revenues" mean and include any and all fees, rates, rentals, and other charges received or receivable in connection with, and any and all other incomes and receipts of whatever kind and character derived by, the board from the operation of or arising from a project, including any such revenue as may have been or may be impounded or deposited in any fund in the county treasury created by this chapter for the security of any revenue bonds issued hereunder, or for the purpose of providing for the payment thereof or the interest thereon.

(f) "Holder of bonds" or "bondholder" or any similar terms mean any person who is the bearer of any outstanding revenue bond or bond registered to bearer or not registered or the registered owner of any such outstanding revenue bond or bond which shall at the time be registered other than to bearer.

(g) "Indentures" mean an agreement entered into by the board pursuant to which revenue bonds are issued, regardless of whether such agreement is expressed in the form of a resolution of the board or by other instrument.

(h) "Person" includes any individual, firm, corporation, association, copartnership, trust, business trust, or receiver or any trustee or conservator for any thereof, but does not include the state or any public corporation, political subdivision, city, county, district or any agency thereof or of the state.

(i) "County treasurer" means the treasurer of the county in which all or a majority of the assessed valuation of the district lies at the time bonds are issued under this chapter.

(j) "County" means the county, or city and county, in which all or a majority of the assessed valuation of the community college district lies at the time bonds are issued under this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 251, Sec. 28.)