As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings assigned to them in this section.

(a) “Bonds” means bonds, notes, warrants, or other evidence of indebtedness payable, both principal and interest, from the proceeds of ad valorem taxes that may be levied without limitation as to rate or amount upon property subject to taxation by the legislative body.

(b) “Issuer” means a city, county, city and county, school district, community college district, or special district, secured by the levy of ad valorem taxes, authorized to issue bonds pursuant to this article.

(c) “Legislative body” means the governing body of the issuer.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 841, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1994.)