In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 28-7691

  • Department: means the department of transportation acting directly or through its duly authorized officers and agents. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Political subdivision: means a county, city, town or special taxing district established pursuant to section 48-5102 to construct or assist in the construction of a transportation project. See Arizona Laws 28-7691
  • Right-of-way: when used within the context of the regulation of the movement of traffic on a highway means the privilege of the immediate use of the highway. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • State: means a state of the United States and the District of Columbia. See Arizona Laws 28-101
  • Transportation project: means all or a portion of a project that is included in the state's transportation improvement program or a regional transportation plan, as defined in section 28-6351, including the project planning, environmental work, design, right-of-way acquisition or construction for the transportation project and associated rolling stock and operating systems. See Arizona Laws 28-7691
  • Transportation project advance agreement: means a written agreement, entered into in accordance with section 28-7677 and section 9-500. See Arizona Laws 28-7691
  • Transportation project advancement notes: means notes authorized by this article. See Arizona Laws 28-7691

1. "Excise taxes" means all unrestricted excise, transaction, franchise, privilege and business taxes, state shared sales and income taxes, fees for licenses and permits and state revenue sharing that are levied and paid by a political subdivision or contributed, levied or paid to the political subdivision and not earmarked by the contributor or the political subdivision for a contrary or inconsistent purpose.

2. "Political subdivision" means a county, city, town or special taxing district established pursuant to section 48-5102 to construct or assist in the construction of a transportation project.

3. "Transportation project" means all or a portion of a project that is included in the state’s transportation improvement program or a regional transportation plan, as defined in section 28-6351, including the project planning, environmental work, design, right-of-way acquisition or construction for the transportation project and associated rolling stock and operating systems.

4. "Transportation project advance agreement" means a written agreement, entered into in accordance with section 28-7677 and section 9-500.17, 11-269.03 or 48-5122, between one or more political subdivisions and the department, a regional planning agency, metropolitan planning organization or council of governments or a designated grant recipient under which the political subdivision advances monies to the department, the regional planning agency, metropolitan planning organization or council of governments or the designated grant recipient to accelerate a transportation project and under which the recipient of the advanced monies repays the advance.

5. "Transportation project advance revenues" means any revenues a political subdivision receives under a transportation project advance agreement, or as proceeds of transportation project advancement notes, together with any earnings from the investment of the revenues.

6. "Transportation project advancement notes" means notes authorized by this article.