As used in this article:

(a) “Debt instruments” means bonds, notes, certificates of participation, or other evidences of indebtedness issued by a local agency pursuant to this article.

(b) “Indenture” means the instrument providing the terms and conditions for the issuance of the debt instruments, and may be a resolution, order, agreement, or other instrument.

(c) “Legislative body” means the city council, board of supervisors, or other legislative or governing body of a local agency.

(d) “Local agency” means any city, county, city and county, district, including, but not limited to, a school district or other public entity authorized to enter into a tax increment agreement.

(e) “Redevelopment agency” means a redevelopment agency established pursuant to Part 1 (commencing with Section 33000) of Division 24 of the Health and Safety Code and includes a community development commission exercising the powers granted to a redevelopment agency pursuant to Section 34141 of the Health and Safety Code.

(f) “Tax increment” means that portion of tax revenues allocated to a redevelopment agency pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 33670 of the Health and Safety Code.

(g) “Tax increment agreement” means any agreement between a local agency and a redevelopment agency which allocates tax increment to the local agency pursuant to Section 33401 of the Health and Safety Code.

(h) “Tax increment revenues” means tax increment received or receivable by a local agency pursuant to a tax increment agreement.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 902, Sec. 1. Effective October 8, 1993.)