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  ( Division 12 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1333. )

CHAPTER 5. Los Angeles County Transportation Commission Revenue Bond Act [130500 - 130553]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 2. Definitions [130510 - 130519]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2. )


Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


“Bonds” means indebtedness and securities of any kind or class, including bonds, notes, bond anticipation notes, commercial paper, and other obligations.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


“Commission” means the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission created pursuant to Section 130050 and any board, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the functions thereof or to whom the powers conferred upon the commission by this division is granted by law.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


“Cost,” as applied to a project or portion thereof financed under this chapter, means all or any part of the cost of construction and acquisition of all real or personal property, rights, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, and interests acquired or used for a project, the cost of demolishing or removing any structures on land so acquired, including the cost of acquiring any land to which the structures may be removed, the cost of all machinery and equipment, vehicles, rolling stock, financing charges, interest prior to, during, and for a period after completion of construction as determined by the commission, provisions for working capital, reserves for principal and interest, and for extensions, enlargements, additions, replacements, renovations, and improvements, the cost of architectural, engineering, financial, and legal services, plans, specifications, estimates, and administrative expenses, and other expenses necessary or incidental to the determination of the feasibility of constructing any project or incidental to the construction, acquisition, or financing of any project.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


“Notes” means notes and agreements relating thereto, bond anticipation notes, and commercial paper.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


“Transit project” or “project” means real and personal property, including, but not limited to, land, structures and all improvements thereto, works, vehicles, rolling stock, rights-of-way, easements, rail lines, rail beds, stations, platforms, switches, yards, terminals, parking facilities, other facilities adjacent to or nearby rail transit stations which are designed to be used in conjunction with the station, and any and all other facilities or equipment necessary or convenient for the provision of transit service, whether under, on, or above the ground, including public streets, highways, bridges, or other public ways or waterways, together with all physical structures necessary or convenient for the access of persons and vehicles thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


“Public agency” means any state agency, department, board, or commission, any county, city, regional agency, district, or other political subdivision.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


“Public transit purposes,” as used in this chapter and in Section 130354, includes a pledge of transactions and use tax revenues to secure any bonds issued pursuant to this chapter, the payment or provision for payment of the principal of the bonds and any premium, interest on the bonds, and the costs of issuance of the bonds.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


“Revenues” means all rents, receipts, purchase payments, and all other income or receipts derived by the commission, whether from fares, the sale, lease, or other disposition of transit facilities or projects or otherwise, and any income or revenue derived from the investment of any money in any fund or account of the commission.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)


(a) The “Los Angeles Metro Rail project” means an 18.6 mile rail line and necessary support facilities and equipment as described in the June 1983 Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Report, Los Angeles Rail Rapid Transit Project, Metro Rail.

(b) The ”initial segment of the Los Angeles Metro Rail project” means that portion of the project which the United States Department of Transportation has approved and committed federal funds for initial construction.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1646, Sec. 2.)

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