“Agency” means any department, agency or commission of the State of Oregon.
“Bond” means an evidence of indebtedness including, but not limited to, a bond, a note, an obligation, a loan agreement, a financing lease, a financing agreement or other similar instrument or agreement.
“Bond debt service” means payment of:
Principal, interest, premium, if any, or purchase price of a bond;
Amounts due to a credit enhancement provider, trustee, paying agent or remarketing agent authorized by this chapter;
Amounts necessary to fund bond debt service reserves; and
Amounts due under an agreement for exchange of interest rates if designated by the State Treasurer or the Department of Transportation.
“Infrastructure assistance” means any use of moneys in the Oregon Transportation Infrastructure Fund, other than an infrastructure loan, to provide financial assistance for transportation projects. The term includes, but is not limited to, use of moneys in the infrastructure fund to finance leases, fund reserves, make grants, pay issuance costs or provide credit enhancement or other security for bonds issued by a public entity to finance transportation projects.
“Transportation project” means any project or undertaking that facilitates any mode of transportation within this state. The term includes, but is not limited to, a project for highway, transit, rail and aviation capital infrastructure, bicycle and pedestrian paths, bridges and ways, and other projects that facilitate the transportation of materials, animals or people. [1997 c.679 §1; 1999 c.1036 §3; 2003 c.201 §11; 2007 c.783 §161]