Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 361.051

In this subchapter:


“Credit agreement” means any one or more of a loan agreement, revolving credit agreement, agreement establishing a line of credit, letter of credit, reimbursement agreement, insurance contract, commitments to purchase obligations, purchase or sale agreements, or commitments or other contracts or agreements authorized and approved by the governing body of an entity in connection with the authorization, issuance, security, exchange, payment, purchase, or redemption of obligations. A credit agreement may include interest on an obligation.


“Eligible project” means the acquisition, construction, equipping, or enlarging of facilities at any location in the state for, with relation to, or incidental in the administration of criminal justice, including, without limitation, correctional facilities or other accommodations for handling, processing, and detention of prisoners.


“Entity” means a home-rule municipality or county or a nonprofit corporation acting on behalf of a home-rule municipality or county.


“Lease obligation” means an obligation incurred by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice under Section 495.021 (Lease-purchase, Installment Contracts), Government Code.


“Obligations” means:


certificates of obligation of an entity issued pursuant to this subchapter in the manner prescribed by the Certificate of Obligation Act of 1971 (Subchapter C (Short Title), Chapter 271 (Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Municipalities, Counties, and Certain Other Local Governments));


certificates of participation representing an undivided interest in a lease obligation;


revenue bonds of an entity issued pursuant to this subchapter; or


contractual obligations incurred by an entity under a lease agreement, lease-purchase agreement, purchase on an installment contract, or other agreement providing for the lease, lease-purchase, installment purchase, or other acquisition of title to an eligible project.


“Project costs” means all costs and expenses incurred in relation to an eligible project, one or more, including without limitation design, planning, engineering, and legal costs; acquisition costs of land, interests in land, right-of-way, and easements; construction costs; costs of machinery, equipment, and other capital assets incident and related to the operation, maintenance, and administration of an eligible project; and financing costs, including interest during construction and thereafter, underwriter’s discount and/or fees; and fees and expenses for legal, financial, and other professional services. Project costs attributable to an eligible project and incurred prior to the delivery of any obligations issued to finance an eligible project may be reimbursed from the proceeds of sale of (i) obligations or (ii) lease obligations.
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S., ch. 70, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 4, 1987. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 13.19, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 306, Sec. 1, eff. May 29, 1999.

Source: Section 361.051 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­361.­htm#361.­051 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 361.051’s source at texas​.gov