5-12-48Definition of terms.

Terms used in §§ 5-12-48 to 5-12-61, inclusive, mean:

(1)    "Authority," the South Dakota Building Authority, a body corporate and politic, organized and existing under chapter 5-12;

(2)    "Bonds," bonds, bond anticipation notes, notes, certificates of ownership or indebtedness, or other obligations issued, incurred, or otherwise created under the authority of §§ 5-12-48 to 5-12-61, inclusive, and payable directly or indirectly out of or representing an interest in tobacco settlement revenues or other rights under or with respect to the master settlement agreement;

(3)    "Corporation," the special purpose body corporate and politic established by the authority by resolution as provided in § 5-12-50;

(4)    Repealed by SL 2013, ch 28, § 1;

(5)    "Master settlement agreement," the master settlement agreement entered into on November 23, 1998, by attorneys general from the several states (including the State of South Dakota) and various tobacco companies, as now or hereafter amended, supplemented, or restated;

(6)    "Master settlement escrow agent," the escrow agent under the master settlement agreement;

(7)    "Net proceeds of bonds," the original proceeds of bonds issued under §§ 5-12-48 to 5-12-61, inclusive, less any amounts applied or to be applied to pay transaction and administrative expenses and to fund any reserves deemed necessary or appropriate by the corporation, but does not include any investment earnings realized thereon;

(8)    "Net proceeds of sale of tobacco settlement revenues," the net proceeds of bonds plus any residual interest in tobacco settlement revenues received or to be received by the State of South Dakota from time to time as a result of any sale, conveyance, or other transfer authorized in § 5-12-49, but does not include any investment earnings realized thereon;

(9)    Repealed by SL 2013, ch 28, § 1;

(10)    "Permitted investments," any investment authorized by §§ 4-5-23 and 4-5-26 together with noncollateralized direct obligations of any bank or savings institution, insurance company, or bank or insurance holding company if the institution or holding company is rated in the highest four classifications by at least one standard rating service and any bond, note, or other obligation of any state or any agency, authority, or other instrumentality of any state or political subdivision thereof if the bond, note, or other obligation is rated in the four highest classifications established by at least one standard rating service;

(11)    "Residual interest in tobacco settlement revenues," any tobacco settlement revenues not required to pay principal or interest on bonds or administrative or transaction expenses of the corporation or authority or to fund reserves or other requirements relating to bonds issued, incurred, or otherwise created under §§ 5-12-48 to 5-12-61, inclusive;

(12)    Repealed by SL 2013, ch 28, § 1;

(13)    "Tobacco settlement revenues," all of the amounts now or hereafter payable to the State of South Dakota under or in connection with the master settlement agreement.

Source: SL 2001, ch 27, § 1; SL 2013, ch 28, § 1.