The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 53rd Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 54th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2019.
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In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. "Concession" means any lease, ground lease, franchise, easement, permit or other binding agreement transferring rights for the use or control, in whole or in part, of an eligible facility by the department or other unit of government to a private partner in accordance with this chapter.
2. "Eligible facility" means any facility, whether real or personal property, developed or operated after September 30, 2009 in accordance with this chapter, including any existing, enhanced, upgraded or new facility that is any of the following:
(a) Used or useful for the safe transport of people, information or goods via one or more modes of transport, whether involving highways, bridges, tunnels, conduits, railways, monorails, transit, bus systems, guided rapid transit, fixed guideways, ferries, boats, vessels, airports, intermodal or multimodal systems or any other mode of transport.
(b) Used by or useful to the department, including vehicle registration and driver licensing facilities, operating systems and information systems.
(c) Related or ancillary to, or used or useful to provide, operate, maintain or generate revenue for, a facility under subdivision (a) or (b), including administrative buildings and other buildings, structures, parking, rest areas, maintenance yards, rail yards, ports of entry or storage facilities, vehicles, rolling stock, energy systems or other related equipment, items or property.
3. "Private partner" means a person, entity or organization that is not the federal government, this state, a political subdivision of this state or a unit of government.
4. "Unit of government" means any agency, office or department of this state, city, county, district, commission, authority, entity, port or other public corporation organized and existing under statutory law or under a voter approved charter or initiative, and any intergovernmental entity.