16-29A-1 Short title
16-29A-2 Declaration of policy and responsibility; purpose and intent of article; findings
16-29A-3 Definitions
16-29A-4 Creation of authority and board; status and members of board
16-29A-5 Powers of authority
16-29A-6 Hospital loans
16-29A-7 Bonds and notes
16-29A-8 Trustee for bondholders; contents of trust agreement
16-29A-9 Use of funds by authority; restrictions thereon
16-29A-10 Security for bonds and notes
16-29A-11 Enforcement of payment and validity of bonds and notes
16-29A-12 Pledges; time; liens; recordation
16-29A-13 Refunding bonds
16-29A-14 Purchase and cancellation of notes or bonds
16-29A-15 Vested rights; impairment
16-29A-16 Bonds and notes not debt of state, county, municipality or any political subdivision; expenses incurred pursuant to article
16-29A-17 Negotiability of bonds and notes
16-29A-18 Bonds and notes legal investments
16-29A-19 Exemption from taxation
16-29A-20 Certificate of need
16-29A-21 Nondiscrimination; hospital facilities
16-29A-22 Personal liability; persons executing bonds or notes
16-29A-23 Financial interest in contracts prohibited; penalty
16-29A-24 Meetings and records of authority to be kept public
16-29A-25 Cumulative authority as to powers conferred; applicability of other statutes and charters
16-29A-26 Liberal construction

Terms Used In West Virginia Code > Chapter 16 > Article 29A

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authority: means the West Virginia Hospital Finance Authority created by section four of this article, the duties, powers, responsibilities and functions of which are specified in this article. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • 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
  • Board: means the West Virginia Hospital Finance Board created by section four of this article, which shall manage and control the authority. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • Bond: means a revenue bond issued by the authority to effect the purposes of this article. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Construction: means and includes new construction, reconstruction, enlargement, improvement and providing furnishings or equipment. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Hospital: means a corporation, association, institution or establishment for the care of those who require medical treatment, which may be a public or private corporation or association, or state-owned or operated establishment and specifically includes nursing homes which are licensed under chapter sixteen of this code or those facilities certified under the Social Security Act as intermediate care facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • Hospital facilities: means any real or personal property suitable and intended for, or incidental or ancillary to, use by a hospital and includes: Outpatient clinics. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • Hospital loan: means a loan made by the authority to a hospital and specifically includes financings by the authority for hospital facilities pursuant to lease-purchase agreements, installment sale or other similar agreements. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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.
  • Note: means a short-term promise to pay a specified amount of money, payable and secured as provided pursuant to this article and issued by the authority to effect the purposes of this article. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • 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.
  • personal property: include goods, chattels, real and personal, money, credits, investments and the evidences thereof. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Project costs: includes , but is not limited to, all of the following costs: The costs of acquisition or construction of the hospital facilities. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Revenue: means any money or thing of value collected by, or paid to, the authority as principal of or interest, charges or other fees on hospital loans or any other collections on hospital loans made by the authority to hospitals to finance, in whole or in part, the acquisition or construction of any hospital facilities or other money or property which is received and may be expended for or pledged as revenues pursuant to this article. See West Virginia Code 16-29A-3
  • state: when applied to a part of the United States and not restricted by the context, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" also include the said district and territories. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC