As used in this Part, the following terms shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1)  “State agency” means all state offices, departments, divisions, boards, commissions, councils, committees, state colleges or universities, or other entities of the executive branch, offices and entities of the judicial branch, and offices and entities of the legislative branch of state government.

(2)  “Federal funds” means any financial assistance made to a state agency by the United States government, whether a loan, grant, subsidy, augmentation, reimbursement, or in any other form except for federal pass through funds to local governments and organizations which do not require additional state matching funds and except for grants for research, instruction, training programs, or other scholarly activities to colleges and universities.

Acts 1989, No. 836, §1, eff. July 1, 1989.