(a) "Board of education" means a county board of education of a growth county, as that term is defined in section three, article twenty, chapter seven of this code, which has enacted the Local Powers Act and in which county a racetrack is located that has participated in the West Virginia Thoroughbred Development Fund since on or before January 1, 1991, and is receiving lottery revenues.
(b) "Governmental body" means any municipality, county or board of education that receives lottery revenues.
(c) "Lottery revenues" means the funds distributed to a governmental body pursuant to the provisions of sections ten and ten-b, article twenty-two-a, chapter twenty-nine of this code; section one thousand four hundred eight, article twenty-two-b of said chapter, or section twenty-seven, article twenty-two-c of said chapter or section twenty-two, article twenty-five, chapter twenty-nine of this code.
(d) "Lottery revenue bonds" means bonds, debentures, notes, certificates of participation, certificates of beneficial interest, certificates of ownership or other evidences of indebtedness or ownership that are issued by a governmental body, the proceeds of which are used directly or indirectly to finance or refinance public projects pursuant to this article and are secured by the lottery revenues of the governmental body.
(e) "Lottery revenue fund" means the fund required to be established by the governmental body to deposit lottery revenues if the governmental body issues lottery revenue bonds.
(f) "Public project" means any project approved by a governmental body to acquire, improve, renovate, extend, enlarge, increase, repair, construct, equip, maintain and operate public buildings, structures, fixtures, property, public infrastructure and appurtenant facilities of any type or types for which the governmental body is permitted by law to expend public funds including, but not limited to, those projects as defined in section one, article sixteen, chapter eight of this code. Additionally, a public project would include all roads and transportation infrastructure.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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