(a) The word "board" shall mean the state armory board created by section four of this article, or if such board be abolished, any board or officer succeeding to the functions thereof, or upon whom the powers given by this article to the board shall be given by law.
(b) The word "bonds" shall mean armory board revenue bonds issued under the provisions of section seven of this article.
(c) The term "armory" shall mean and embrace buildings, areas and centers and the equipment and other facilities appurtenant thereto, including armories, arsenals, ranges, campgrounds, service centers, training areas, concentration areas, and warehouses, used for the training, administration, operations and maintenance of the national guard or any combination or combinations thereof, and any other equipment and facilities incorporated therein for the accomplishment of the purposes set forth in section one of this article.
(d) The words "project" or "armory project" shall be deemed to mean collectively the acquisition and construction of buildings, structures and other works, together with all roads, incidental approaches and other facilities appurtenant thereto and all property, rights, easements and other interests, which the board shall determine to construct, acquire or improve under the provisions of this article in order to provide new or improved military facilities, and the necessary maintenance and equipment therefor.
(e) The term "cost of project" shall embrace the cost of construction, the cost of all land, rights of way, property rights, easements and interest acquired by the board for such construction, the cost of all property, material, labor, machinery and equipment deemed essential thereto, cost of improvements, financing charges, interest during construction and for a period not to exceed one year after completion of construction, cost of preliminary estimates, plans, surveys and other expenses necessary or incident to determining the feasibility or practicability of construction of the project, administrative expenses and all other expenses, including legal fees, trustees', engineers' and architects' fees which may be necessary or incident to the financing, construction and placing of the project in operation.
(f) The term "rent" or "rental" shall include all moneys received for the use of any part of the project, whether from the state of West Virginia, or any officer, department or public corporation thereof, or from any private corporation or person: Provided, That nothing in this article shall be taken to authorize the payment by or on behalf of the state of any rent in excess of the fair rental value of the property used by or for such state officer, or department, or public corporation in the exercise of his or its statutory duties.