As used in sections 126.60 to 126.605 of the Revised Code:
(A) "Contract" means any purchase and sale agreement, lease, service agreement, franchise agreement, concession agreement, or other written agreement entered into under sections 126.60 to 126.605 of the Revised Code with respect to the provision of highway services and any project related thereto.
(B) "Highway services" means the operation or maintenance of any highway in this state, the construction of which was funded by proceeds from state revenue bonds that are to be repaid primarily from revenues derived from the operation of the highway and any related facilities and not primarily from the tax that is subject to the limitations of Article XII, Section 5a of the Ohio Constitution.
(C) "Improvement" means any construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, renovation, installation, improvement, enlargement, or extension of property or improvements to property.
(D) "Private sector entity" means any corporation, whether for profit or not for profit, limited liability company, partnership, limited liability partnership, sole proprietorship, business trust, joint venture or other entity, but shall not mean the state, a political subdivision of the state, or a public or governmental entity, agency, or instrumentality of the state.
(E) "Project" means real or personal property, or both, and improvements thereto or in support thereof, including undivided and other interests therein, used for or in the provision of highway services.
(F) "Proposer" means a private sector entity, local or regional public entity or agency, or any group or combination thereof, in collaboration or cooperation with other private sector entities, local or regional public entities, submitting qualifications or a proposal for providing highway services.
Repealed by 130th General Assembly File No. 7, HB 51, §101.02, eff. 7/1/2013.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.