(30 ILCS 310/2)
(from Ch. 17, par. 6652)
As used in this Act, the following words or terms
shall have the meanings set forth opposite each, unless the context clearly
indicates another meaning is
"Bonds" or "other evidences of indebtedness" mean any instrument providing
for the payment of money executed by or on behalf of a public corporation
or which the public corporation has assumed or agreed to pay, including,
without limitation of the foregoing, bonds, notes, contracts, leases, certificates
and tax anticipation warrants.
"Governing body" means the legislative body, council, board, commission
or body, by whatever name it is known, having charge of the corporate affairs
of a public corporation.
"Public corporations" mean any body corporate organized by or pursuant
to the laws of this State to carry out a public governmental or proprietary
function, including, without limitation of the foregoing, the state, any
school district, park district, city, village, incorporated town, county,
drainage or any other type of district, commission, authority, university,
public community college or any combination thereof, acting through the
corporate authorities thereof.
"Registered form" means bonds or other evidences of indebtedness issued
(i) registered as to both principal and interest and which must be presented
to the public corporation or its agent registrar for transfer or (ii) in
registered form as required by Sections 103 or 103A of the Internal Revenue
Code of 1954, as amended, or any successor provisions of the tax laws of
the United States of America, which form may include bonds or other evidences
of indebtedness issued wholly in book entry form.
(Source: P.A. 82-1059.)