For the purpose of providing money and funds to pay the cost and expense of carrying out any of the objects and purposes of this part, the department may, from time to time, issue bonds. As used in this chapter, “bonds” means revenue bonds, notes, refunding bonds, refunding notes, bond anticipation notes, certificates of indebtedness, and other evidences of indebtedness payable from the sources provided in this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1991, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 5, Sec. 1. Effective June 6, 1991.)