C.R.S. Section 25-25-103

As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires:


“Authority” means the Colorado health facilities authority created by this article.


“Board” means the board of directors of the authority.


“Bond”, “note”, “bond anticipation note”, or “other obligation” means any bond, note, debenture, interim certificate, or other evidence of financial indebtedness issued by the authority pursuant to this article, including refunding bonds.


“Bond resolution” means the resolution authorizing the issuance of, or providing terms and conditions related to, bonds issued under the provisions of this article and includes any trust agreement, trust indenture, indenture of mortgage, or deed of trust providing terms and conditions for such bonds.


“Costs”, as applied to facilities financed in whole or in part under the provisions of this article, means and includes the sum total of all reasonable or necessary costs incidental to:


The acquisition, construction, reconstruction, repair, alteration, equipment, enlargement, improvement, and extension of such facilities; and


The acquisition of all lands, structures, real or personal property, rights, rights-of-way, franchises, easements, and interest acquired, necessary, or used for, or useful for or in connection with, a facility; and


All other undertakings that the authority deems reasonable or necessary for the development of a facility, including, without limitation, the cost of or for:


Studies and surveys;


Land title and mortgage guaranty policies;


Plans, specifications, and architectural and engineering services;


Legal, accounting, organization, marketing, or other special services;


Financing, acquisition, demolition, construction, equipment, and site development of new and rehabilitated buildings;


Rehabilitation, reconstruction, repair, or remodeling of existing buildings; and


All other necessary and incidental expenses, including working capital and an initial bond and interest reserve funds, together with interest on bonds issued to finance such facilities to the extent permitted under applicable federal tax law.


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“Health facility” or “facility”, in the case of a participating health institution, means any structure or building, whether such structure or building is located within the state or whether such structure or building is located outside the state if an out-of-state health institution that operates or manages such structure or building, or an affiliate of such institution, also operates or manages a health facility within this state, suitable for use as a hospital, clinic, nursing home, home for the aged or infirm, or other health-care facility; laboratory; pharmacy; laundry; nurses’, doctors’, or interns’ residences; administration building; research facility; maintenance, storage, or utility facility; auditorium; dining hall; food service and preparation facility; mental or physical health-care facility; dental care facility; nursing school; medical or dental teaching facility; mental or physical health facilities related to any such structure or facility; or any other structure or facility required or useful for the operation of a health institution, including but not limited to offices, parking lots and garages, and other supporting service structures; and any equipment, furnishings, appurtenances, or other assets, tangible or intangible, including but not limited to assets related to the medical practice of a health-care professional, that are necessary or useful in the development, establishment, or operation of a participating health institution; and the acquisition, preparation, and development of all real and personal property necessary or convenient as a site or sites for any such structure or facility.


“Health facility” or “facility” does not include the following:


Food, fuel, supplies, or other items that are customarily considered as a current operating expense or charges;


Property used or to be used primarily for sectarian instruction or study or as a place for devotional activities or religious worship; or


Property used or to be used primarily in connection with any part of a program of a school or department of divinity of any religious denomination.


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“Health institution” means a limited liability company controlled directly or indirectly by one or more nonprofit entities, a private nonprofit hospital, corporation, association, or institution, or a public hospital or institution authorized or permitted by law, whether directly or indirectly through one or more affiliates, to provide, operate, or manage one or more health facilities in this state or outside this state if such entity, or an affiliate of such entity, also operates or manages a health facility within this state.


“Health institution” also includes a cooperative hospital service organization, as described in section 501 (e) of the “Internal Revenue Code of 1986”, as amended, or a similar corporation, whether or not such corporation is exempt from federal income taxation pursuant to said section 501 (e).


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“Health institution” also includes a network of health-care providers, however organized; an integrated health-care delivery system; a joint venture or partnership between or among health-care providers; a health-care purchasing alliance; health insurers and third-party administrators that are participants in a system, network, joint venture, or partnership that provides health services; an organization whose primary purpose is to provide supporting services to one or more health institutions; or a health-care provider or such other health-care-related organization, or an affiliate of such organization, whose regional or national headquarters are located in this state.


In order to be a health institution, a network, system, joint venture, partnership, alliance, provider, or organization described in subparagraph (I) of this paragraph (c) shall be a nonprofit entity or controlled by one or more nonprofit entities.


“Participating health institution” means a health institution that undertakes the financing and construction or acquisition of health facilities or undertakes the refunding or refinancing of outstanding obligations in accordance with this article.


“Refinancing of outstanding obligations” means liquidation, with the proceeds of bonds or notes issued by the authority, of any indebtedness of a participating health institution incurred prior to, on, or after July 1, 1977, to finance or aid in financing a lawful purpose of such health institution not financed pursuant to this article which would constitute a facility had it been undertaken and financed by the authority, or consolidation of such indebtedness with indebtedness of the authority incurred for a facility related to the purpose for which the indebtedness of the health institution was initially incurred.


“Revenues” means, with respect to facilities, the rents, fees, charges, interest, principal repayments, and other income received or to be received by the authority from any source on account of such facilities.

Source: Section 25-25-103 — Definitions, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-25.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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Current through Fall 2024

§ 25-25-103’s source at colorado​.gov