§ 36-82-220. Definitions.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 36. LOCAL GOVERNMENT

PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO COUNTIES, MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS, AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES

Chapter 82. BONDS

Article 9. TRUSTS

Current through 2019 Chapter 321

§ 36-82-220. Definitions

As used in this article, the term:

(1) "Governmental unit" means any county, municipal corporation, school district, or political subdivision of the state.
(2) "Local authority" means any public corporation or authority created by or pursuant to a local or special Act of the General Assembly or a local or special amendment to the Constitution.
(3) "Obligations" means any bonds, notes, certificates, or obligations of any kind to evidence any repayment obligation for money borrowed or to evidence any divided or undivided interest in any lease or installment purchase contract or other obligation.
(4) "Sponsoring governmental unit" means:
(A) Any governmental unit the governing body of which, or any member thereof which, is authorized by law or constitutional amendment to appoint or elect any member of the governing body of a local authority;
(B) Any governmental unit within the territorial or corporate limits of which any member of the governing body of a local authority is required by law or constitutional amendment to reside;
(C) Any governmental unit an elected or appointed official of which is required by law or constitutional amendment to be a member of the governing body of a local authority; or
(D) Any governmental unit any part of the territorial or corporate limits of which are located within the territorial or corporate limits of a governmental unit described in subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of this paragraph.

Cite as OCGA § 36-82-220