Chapter 1 Definitions
Chapter 2 General Provisions
Chapter 3 Public Works Division
Chapter 4 Qualification for State Public Works Projects
Chapter 5 Bidding Requirements
Chapter 6 Bid Opening and Award of Contracts
Chapter 7 Bonding, Escrow, and Retainages
Chapter 8 Energy Cost Savings Contracts
Chapter 9 Use of Energy Efficient Technology

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 4 > Article 13.6 - State Public Works

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agency: means any state administration, agency, authority, board, bureau, commission, committee, council, department, division, institution, office, service, or other similar body of state government. See Indiana Code 4-23-7.1-1
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • association: means an organization that conducts, organizes, sanctions, or sponsors interscholastic athletic events as the organization's primary purpose. See Indiana Code 21-18-13-2
  • athletic activity: includes the following:

    Indiana Code 21-18-13-3

  • Attorney: includes a counselor or other person authorized to appear and represent a party in an action or special proceeding. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the Indiana library and historical board established by IC 4-23-7-2. See Indiana Code 4-23-7.1-1
  • commission: refers to the commission for higher education of the state of Indiana established under IC 21-18-2. See Indiana Code 21-27-10-3
  • commission: means the Indiana finance authority established by IC 5-1. See Indiana Code 4-13.6-8-1
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • corporation: refers to the Indiana economic development corporation established by IC 5-28-3-1. See Indiana Code 21-18-15-1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Indiana library and historical department established by IC 4-23-7-1. See Indiana Code 4-23-7.1-1
  • department: refers to the department of workforce development. See Indiana Code 21-18-15-2
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means director of the Indiana state library. See Indiana Code 4-23-7.1-1
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • eligible property: means any property received by the board of trustees of a state educational institution, other than:

    Indiana Code 21-27-10-4

  • energy cost savings contract: means a contract between:

    Indiana Code 4-13.6-8-2

  • energy efficient technology: refers to any of the following:

    Indiana Code 4-13.6-9-1

  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • fund: refers to the teacher residency grant pilot program fund established by section 5 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 21-18-15.1-1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Highway: includes county bridges and state and county roads, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Historical bureau: means the Indiana historical bureau established by IC 4-23-7. See Indiana Code 4-23-7.1-1
  • host committee: refers to the special committee established in section 7(a) of this chapter. See Indiana Code 2-5-41-2
  • house of representatives: refers to the house of representatives of the general assembly. See Indiana Code 2-5-41-3
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • ISU board: means the Indiana State University board of trustees. See Indiana Code 21-24-2.1-1
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • minor: means a person less than eighteen (18) years of age. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • NCSL: refers to the National Conference of State Legislatures. See Indiana Code 2-5-41-4
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal property: includes goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • pilot program: refers to the teacher residency grant pilot program established by section 4 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 21-18-15.1-2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Population: has the meaning set forth in IC 1-1-3. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • program: refers to the Let Indiana Work for You program established under section 4 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 21-18-15-3
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Public library: has the meaning set forth in IC 36-12-1-5. See Indiana Code 4-23-7.1-1
  • qualified energy savings project: means a facility alteration designed to reduce energy consumption costs or other operating costs. See Indiana Code 4-13.6-8-3
  • qualified provider: means a person experienced in the design, implementation, and installation of energy and operational cost savings systems. See Indiana Code 4-13.6-8-4
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • real property: include lands, tenements, and hereditaments. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • regional campus: means Indiana State University - Regional Campus Evansville, a regional campus managed by the ISU board in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. See Indiana Code 21-24-2.1-2
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • research tool: includes :

    Indiana Code 21-28-6-1

  • retirement liabilities: means the payments to be made to a fund or funds administered by the board of trustees of the Indiana public retirement system for liabilities of a state educational institution resulting from a withdrawal from such a fund or a freezing of participation under such fund under IC 5-10. See Indiana Code 21-32-3.5-1
  • senate: refers to the senate of the general assembly. See Indiana Code 2-5-41-5
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state coordinator: refers to a person employed or retained by the host committee as described in section 13(a) of this chapter. See Indiana Code 2-5-41-6
  • State library: means the Indiana state library established by IC 4-23-7-3. See Indiana Code 4-23-7.1-1
  • Statewide library card program: refers to the program established by section 5. See Indiana Code 4-23-7.1-1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • university board: means the University of Southern Indiana board of trustees established by P. See Indiana Code 21-24-2.1-3
  • Verified: when applied to pleadings, means supported by oath or affirmation in writing. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • veteran: includes "Hoosier veteran" and applies to the construction of all Indiana statutes, unless the construction is expressly excluded by the terms of the statute, is plainly repugnant to the intent of the general assembly or of the context of the statute, or is inconsistent with federal law. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • workforce related program: has the meaning set forth in IC 22-4. See Indiana Code 2-5-42.4-1
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5