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Owensboro Riverport Authority

Kentucky Revised Statutes

65065.510 Definitions for KRS 65065.510 to 65065.650.

As used in KRS 65065.510 to 65065.650, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Riverport authority" or "authority" means an authority established as provided in KRS 65065.510 to 65065.650;

(2) "Riverport facilities" includes land, wharves, landings, buildings, equipment, and other improvements and appurtenances necessary or proper for the establishment, maintenance, operation, and expansion of riverports;

(3) "Governmental unit" means a city or a county;

(4) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association, joint stock association, or body politic, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or other similar representative thereof;

(5) "Industrial park" includes land which is held, owned, or optioned for present or future industrial or commercial development; and

(6) "Economic environs" means the political boundaries of the governmental units establishing a riverport authority.

Effective: July 15, 1994
History: Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 154, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1994. -- Amended 1968 Ky. Acts ch. 118, sec. 1. -- Amended 1966 Ky. Acts ch. 64, sec. 13. -- Created 1964 Ky. Acts ch. 48, sec. 1.

065.510   Definitions for KRS 65065.510 to 65065.650.

065.520   Establishment -- General powers -- Cabinet's oversight responsibilities.

065.530   Purpose, duties, and powers of riverport authority.

065.540   Members of authority -- Appointment, terms -- Removal -- Effect of compact.

065.550   Withdrawal of city or county -- Successors -- Agreed dissolution.

065.560   Meetings of authority -- Quorum -- Effect of tie vote.

065.570   Compensation of members -- Employees -- Duties of secretary-treasurer -- Effect of compact.

065.580   City or county may appropriate funds or levy tax for use of riverport authority.

065.590   Riverport authority may borrow money, how secured.

065.600   Revenue bonds issued, when.

065.610   Contracts for use of facilities -- Maintenance costs, how paid.

065.620   Title to property -- Tax exemptions.

065.630   Exercise of powers declared public function -- Property held for public purpose.

065.640   Authority may indemnify the United States for damages resulting from improvements.

065.650   Commitments of authority to the United States to improve navigability.

139.483   Exemption of vessels and maritime supplies.

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