The governing board of a school district may issue for sale revenue bonds to finance the construction of joint occupancy facilities as prescribed in Article 8 (commencing with Section 17515) of Chapter 4 of Part 10.5, which facilities are necessary to relieve overcrowded schools. Proceeds from the rental and lease of the facilities shall be used by the governing board to repay the revenue bonds.
As used in this chapter:
(a) “To finance the construction of joint occupancy facilities” means to offset either the cost of constructing the joint occupancy facilities or the cost of financing the construction of joint occupancy facilities, or both.
(b) “Joint occupancy facilities” means any building constructed pursuant to this chapter which is occupied jointly by a school district and a private entity specified in Section 17811 or one or more buildings which are constructed pursuant to this chapter on the same property used by the district and the private entity, but are not occupied jointly. Facilities to be acquired by purchase pursuant to this article for occupancy by pupils shall meet the requirements of Article 3 (commencing with Section 17280) and Article 6 (commencing with Section 17365) of Chapter 3 of Part 10.5.
(c) “Construction” includes acquisition by purchase.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)