(a) In order to provide for facilities or portions thereof for research within the University of California, including the acquisition of land, buildings, related infrastructure, and equipment and the construction, renovation, and equipping of research facilities or portions thereof and related infrastructure to be dedicated to long-term scientific research activities that are expected to generate federal funding for research and to enhance the economy of this state and the nation or the competitive position of this state and the
nation in the international economy, it is the intent of the Legislature to authorize the University of California to use the revenues referenced in subdivision (b) for the acquisition, construction, renovation, equipping, and maintenance of certain research facilities, or portions thereof, and related infrastructure and for the financing and refinancing of these projects.
(b) To the extent necessary, increases in revenues received by the University of California that are derived from increases in research due to each project shall be available to the Regents of the University of California and shall be used by the regents for the purpose of funding the capital costs, maintenance costs, and financing or refinancing thereof, provided that the project has been specifically identified by a statute. Revenue increases in excess of the amount necessary for these purposes shall be shared by the university and the state based on state and university
(c) The capital costs, maintenance costs, and financing or refinancing of the buildings, facilities, or equipment described in this section shall be the responsibility of the regents and payable from university funds. For purposes of this section, university funds shall not include any funds appropriated from the state.
(d) This section shall be construed and applied in a manner entirely consistent with the obligations of the Regents of the University of California under any bond indenture or other financing document in effect on July 11, 1990.