47C-1 Definitions. As used in sections 47C-1 through 47C-6, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings or inclusions:

"Chairperson of the finance committee" shall mean the chairperson of the finance committee of the council of the county, or if the council of the county does not have a finance committee, the member of the council appointed by the council to perform the functions required by this chapter to be performed by the chairperson of the finance committee of the council.

"Corporation counsel" shall mean the chief legal advisor or legal representative of the county.

"County" shall include each county of the State, including the city and county of Honolulu.

"Director of finance" shall mean the director of finance of the county, or if the county does not have a director of finance, the officer of the county in whom is vested the functions and powers of maintaining the treasury of the county and issuing and selling, paying interest on, and redeeming bonds of the county.

"Fiscal year" shall mean the fiscal year of the county as defined in section 46-41.

"Special assessment bonds" shall mean bonds issued under special improvement statutes when the only security for such bonds is the assessments or special taxes levied and assessed under those statutes or properties subject to the assessments or special taxes.

As used in sections 47C-1 through 47C-6, the words or terms "bonds", "general obligation bonds", "net revenue", "net user tax receipts", "reimbursable general obligation bonds", "revenue bonds", "special purpose revenue bonds", and "user tax" shall have the respective meanings and inclusions given to such words and terms in section 12 of article VII of the constitution. [L 1970, c 202, pt of 1; am L 1979, c 43, pt of 4; am L 1992, c 226, 4; gen ch 1993]

 

 

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